Cannabis

Members of the Paï-Tavytera community in the Amambay department, eastern Paraguay.

Members of the Paï-Tavytera community in the Amambay department, eastern Paraguay. (Source: Wikimedia)

The illegality of Paraguay’s cannabis trade is fuelling violence in the country, with indigenous communities facing some of the worst consequences. According to...
The vast majority of the countries in the European Union prohibit the production, sale, possession, and use of pharmaceutical-grade herbal cannabis. However, most EU...

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The continued implementation of a discriminatory South Korean drug policy is perpetuating long-standing misconceptions about Westerners’ involvement in illegal...
Cannabis oil will be provided to people suffering from advanced stages of cancer

Cannabis oil will be provided to people suffering from advanced stages of cancer. (Source: Pixabay)

Cyprus’ health minister has announced that cannabis oil will be provided to people suffering from advanced stages of cancer. The programme, the first of its kind...
Strict drug laws in Tunisia

Possessing any quantity of any drug in Tunisia is punishable by a mandatory minimum sentence of one year imprisonment. (Source: Pixabay/PIxabay)

As the Tunisian parliament considers a legislative revision to the country’s notoriously strict drug law, human rights organisations are urging lawmakers to reduce...

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