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Drug Policy Alliance (DPA)

THE DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE AND ITS MISSION The Drug Policy Alliance is a non-profit organization based in New York City, USA. The Alliance is often cited as one of the US’ leading organizations promoting an end to the War on Drugs and…

Stop The Drug War (STDW)

STOP THE DRUG WAR AND ITS MISSION Stop The Drug War is an organization that, as the name suggests, advocates an end to drug prohibition and the war on drugs. The organization was founded in 1993 as the Drug Reform Coordination Network and…

What are Cannabis Social Clubs and how do they operate?

The idea of establishing Cannabis Social Clubs had been conceived by ENCOD, which is a non-profit organisation that works toward drug policy reforms throughout Europe. According to ENCOD’s own definition, “Cannabis Social Clubs are set up…

Global Commission On Drug Policy

The Global Commission On Drug Policy is a panel of political leaders and thinkers concerned with global drug policy. It was established in 2011 and is made up of 23 commissioners including political leaders and other public…

Legal status of marijuana in France

Do you like wine? And baguettes? And weed? Then you might want to find out what the legal status of marijuana in France is like before planning a visit to Paris, the city of love, or before going on a surf vacation at one of France’s many…

Legal status of marijuana in Argentina

LEGAL STATUS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN ARGENTINA Medical marijuana is legal for patients with a prescription from a licensed physician in Argentina. Medicinal cannabis became legal in Argentina in March 2017. The Argentine Congress passed…

New law in Canada: Legalisation or prohibition 2.0?

The world is watching with anticipation as Canada prepares to become the first G20 nation to “legalise” cannabis at the federal level. The current liberal government used the legalisation of cannabis as a key part of their election platform…

When, why, and how did cannabis become illegal?

These days the US and other countries are changing the legislation governing the legality of cannabis. But, as our society begins to change its opinions on cannabis, many people wonder why weed was made illegal in the first place. There are…

John Oliver about marijuana laws in the US

44 States in the US have some form of medical marijuana law and 8 states also allow recreational cannabis use. But even though this makes (medical) marijuana legal in those states, it's still illegal under federal law. These conflicting…