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9 claves de la regulación integral del cannabis que propone Podemos
by Laura Rueda on 26/11/18
The Spanish political party Podemos are aiming to present a bill for the legalization of cannabis before next March 2019. After the conference "Towards the comprehensive regulation of cannabis", which was held in Congress on October 18 and "The future of cannabis", On November 3rd and 4th in La Rioja, we present some of the some key points of the cannabis regulation proposal of this parliamentary...
Das mexikanische Höchstgericht lässt auf die künftige Legalisierung von Cannabis als Genussmittel hoffen
by Laura Rueda on 23/11/18
November brought good news for the cannabis world in Mexico, which could mean a crucial step towards the legalization of recreational cannabis in the country. The highest Mexican court, the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation, on October 31 declared the absolute prohibition of the recreational use of cannabis unconstitutional, after three citizens alleged that the current anti-drug legislation...
Cannabis im Mittelpunkt des spanischen Abgeordnetenhauses
by Laura Rueda on 14/11/18
On October 18th, cannabis was the topic of discussion in the Congress of Deputies. In a historic day, which lasted five hours, activists, patients, users and experts from the medical, legal and economic world took part. All of them gave solid arguments in favour of an urgent legalization in a forum organized by Podemos, to debate the integral regulation of the plant and its derivatives. Because,...
Un  agricultor checo es procesado por cultivar cáñamo
by Lukas Hurt on 13/11/18
An absurd case of Czech hemp farmer Leopold Svatý, whose certified hemp had been seized by police two years ago during the cannabis tradeshow in the city of Ostrava, came to an end on 9 November. Mr. Svatý was sentenced by the District Court for exceeding the allowed limit of THC by 0.3% to 15 months in prison, probated for 24 months.
Mr. Svatý produced an impressive list of expert witnesses and...
Cannabis ist in Kanada endlich ein legales Genussmittel
by Laura Rueda on 08/11/18
Since October 17th recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada, adding it to the list of governments that have legislated on non-therapeutic marijuana. This list is very short, since there are only two countries in the whole world where it is legal to consume cannabis in recreationally: Uruguay since 2013, and Canada. The latter, additionally, becomes the first G7 and G20 country to legalize...
Un estudio de Foria Wellness relaciona menstruación y cannabis
by Laura Rueda on 05/11/18
The cannabis industry is going from strength to strength in countries where the plant is legalized. One of the most niche markets with the most potential also supports the claim of marijuana as feminist ally. Menstrual pains, intimate hygiene, sexual pleasure ... For thousands of years the plant has helped us through the cycles of our lives and now brands like Foria Wellness are launching these...
Mary Jane Rathbun, l'activiste des brownies au chocolat
by Laura Rueda on 29/10/18
As with all struggles, to reach this point, many people have had to fight for the cause. One of the most original activists in the history of the medical cannabis fight was Mary Jane Rathbun, better known as Brownie Mary. Yes, activism can begin in a San Francisco neighbourhood in a kitchen baking cookies with a secret ingredient, marijuana.

Deliciously magical brownies
Like all of us, Brownie...
L'OMS recommande à l'ONU de reclasser le cannabis dans la liste des substances interdites
by Laura Rueda on 26/10/18
The World Health Organization (WHO) has requested that the United Nations (UN) consider the reclassification and / or elimination of cannabis from lists I and IV of the most dangerous substances. A place that it has occupied since 1961 along with heroin and other drugs to which little medical value is attributed, without any evidence, for more than 50 years.

A few years ago this news would have...
62% des citoyens des États-Unis sont pour la légalisation du cannabis
by Laura Rueda on 23/10/18
According to a survey by the Pew Research Center (a think tank based in Washington that provides information on issues, attitudes and trends that characterize the US and the world) 62% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana. That is, some six out of ten citizens of the country.

Support doubles since 2000
62% may not be an amazing figure compared to the previous year's figure, 61%,...
We Are Mary Jane: Mujeres y cannabis
by Laura Rueda on 16/10/18
“I want every woman to know that there’s a place for you in this industry, and there will never be a better time to find it” - Jane West, founder of Women Grow in 2017.


This summer, Amsterdam’s Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum presents: We are Mary Jane: Women of Cannabis - an exhibition which explores the role of women in the world of cannabis. “From prehistoric times to the present day, the...

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