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The European Parliament will need to approve the new Action Plan before it can be implemented

The European Parliament will need to approve the new Action Plan before it can be implemented (Source: Wikimedia)

The European Commission (EC) has proposed a new counter-narcotic plan for the European Union, which includes several seemingly progressive changes. Among the new...
The contents of a needle exchange kit

The contents of a needle exchange kit. (Source: Wikimedia)

At the end of October 2016, members of the Glasgow City Council, the health board and Police Scotland agreed to plans for opening the first safe injection facility in...
Turkish police officers were involved in a series of drug raids

A series of raids, involving 2,500 police officers, took place across the Turkish capital on Monday (Source: Wikimedia)

Numerous drug raids have taken place across Turkey this month, including a large-scale anti-trafficking operation in Ankara, as authorities warn that the drug trade is...
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...
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...

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