While Copenhagen City Council pushes ahead with a plan to allow the sale of marijuana, it is uncertain whether parliament would approve the measure
Holland's cannabis café culture will be dealt another blow on Friday as the Dutch government decides that the strong marijuana currently sold in coffee shops should be classed in same category as heroin and cocaine.
In total, 58 of the country's 650 plus cannabis cafes break government rules on their proximity to schools and face closure, according to news agency ANP on Monday.
The Greek government has made proposals to decrimanalise drugs in a bill put forward by the Justice Minister Miltiadis Papaioannou to the committee on social affairs.
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After an only-in-the-Netherlands legal reverse, the city of Amsterdam said Wednesday it will likely have to stub out the “no toking” signs it introduced in a crackdown on marijuana-smoking youth.
The Dutch government on Friday said it would start banning tourists from buying cannabis from "coffee shops" and impose restrictions on Dutch customers by the end of the year.
Private individuals can grow up to five marijuana plants at home before facing criminal charges, no matter how big the yield is, the high court ruled on Tuesday.
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The German health ministry has announced plans to legalize medical use of marijuana, prompting praise from advocates for patients with chronic pain and terminal illnesses.