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  1. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 21, 2012

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... welcomed changes in the national government's drug policies as a green light to let tourists keep rolling in to the city's 220 world famous cafes that sell cannabis, marijuana ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    British tax authorities investigate list of HSBC accounts in Jersey

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... were found in his house and the owner of a farm where police discovered cannabis valued at £500,000 (HK$6.19 million) according to the Daily Telegraph , which first reported the document. Chief ...

  3. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs: US Election, November 8, 2012

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... to remove criminal penalties for personal possession and cultivation of recreational cannabis was defeated in Oregon. Supporters of a Colorado constitutional amendment legalising marijuana declared victory after returns showed the measure won 53 per cent of the vote. The federal government classifies cannabis as an illegal narcotic. Reuters   Belgian newspapers hedge their bets BRUSSELS ...

  4. News - World - DRUGS

    Israel breeds medicinal cannabis without the buzz

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Kfar Birya, Israel

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kfar Birya, Israel Growers can tailor plants to relieve symptoms of different illnesses without psychotropic effects Israel breeds medicinal cannabis minus the buzz At the end of an unpaved road, in a quiet suburb of a sleepy town in northern Israel, horticultural revolutionaries are growing a strain of cannabis they say relieves symptoms of some chronic ...

  5. News - World - DRUGS

    Amsterdam shops selling pot will stay open

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Paris

    ... The New York Times in Paris Amsterdam coffee shops selling pot will stay open Amsterdam's 220 coffee shops, where marijuana and hashish are openly sold and consumed, will remain open next year in spite of a new Dutch law meant to reduce drug tourism, ...

  6. News - World

    Briefs, October 28, 2012

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... for conspiring against state security. Panahi, 52, is under house arrest. AFP   Mum admits to feeding daughter cannabis WELLINGTON- A New Zealand woman has admitted giving her three-month-old baby cannabis- through her breast milk. The 29-year-old, from the North Island town of Wanganui, was sentenced to six months' supervision after pleading guilty to administering the drug to her baby, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Secret group screens films over Saudi ban

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and one woman- says Red Wax refers to the official stamps that are used to restrict freedoms in the kingdom, although one member says it is also a strong cannabis resin. The first event was only ...

  8. News - World

    Briefs, October 16, 2012

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... denounced over cannabis call   PARIS- France's Socialist government was forced to reassert its opposition to legalising cannabis after the education minister drew howls of outrage by calling for a debate on the issue. Education Minister Vincent Peillon said legalising cannabis was a "serious question" that warranted debate. France's right-wing opposition pounced ...

  9. News - World - DRUGS

    Six-year British study says cannabis use should not be criminal offence

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Six-year study urges the decriminalising of possession of small amount of controlled drugs Cannabis users 'should not be prosecuted' A six-year study ... the criminal sanctions faced by the 42,000 people sentenced each year for possession of all drugs- and the 160,000 given cannabis warnings- should instead face simple civil penalties such as a fine, ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Nail bar blues

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... thousand pounds for failing to run proper checks on employees. Furthermore, the nail-salon industry in Britain is linked to Vietnameserun cannabis factories. The same gangs that traffic salon workers to Britain traffic workers for the cannabis factories, and a report last year co-authored by the British embassy in Hanoi and Britain's Serious Organised Crime Agency found some nail ...




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