International Cannabis Industry Leaders To Convene At The CannaTech House In Davos, Switzerland

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ISRAEL:  The world’s top cannabis industry leaders will convene in an unprecedented gathering in Davos, Switzerland from January 22-25.  Ehud Barak, former Israeli Prime Minister and Chairman of InterCure, Roei Zerahia CEO CANNDOC, Yona Levy CEO of Alvit and Tefen, Eyal Barad CEO Cannabics,  Lorne Gertner Chairman of Hiku Brands, Jason Warnock CEO of TheraCann Read the full article…

Davos: Kofi Annan Urges 'Rising Up' Against Drug Prohibition

I believe that drugs have destroyed many people, but wrong governmental policies have destroyed many more," Annan said.

SWITZERLAND:  A high-profile panel featuring Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, discussed drug decriminalization Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Annan and Santos, joined by Ken Roth of Human Rights Watch, condemned drug prohibition as unsuccessful and insisted on a new Read the full article…

Davos: Kofi Annan Urges 'Rising Up' Against Drug Prohibition

I believe that drugs have destroyed many people, but wrong governmental policies have destroyed many more," Annan said.

SWITZERLAND:  A high-profile panel featuring Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, discussed drug decriminalization Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Annan and Santos, joined by Ken Roth of Human Rights Watch, condemned drug prohibition as unsuccessful and insisted on a new Read the full article…

Switzerland Decriminalizes Marijuana, Won't Prosecute For Small Amounts Of Weed

But "decriminalized" is not the same as "legal," as a Swiss Broadcasting Corporation report makes clear. Growing marijuana plants, imbibing the drug in any form and dealing it are still forbidden.

SWITZERLAND: As of Oct. 1, possession of marijuana is decriminalized in Switzerland. Anyone over the age of 18 caught with 10 grams or less of the drug will no longer have to make a court appearance and will not have offenses entered into their permanent record; instead, violators will have to pay a fine of 100 Read the full article…

Switzerland Decriminalises Cannabis

Up to 500,000 people in Switzerland are believed to be occasional cannabis smokers.

SWITZERLAND: From October 1, an adult caught smoking cannabis in Switzerland can escape formal legal proceedings by simply paying a fine. Reactions to the relaxed law, which brings the Swiss in line with other western nations, are divided.

Switzerland Decriminalises Cannabis

Up to 500,000 people in Switzerland are believed to be occasional cannabis smokers.

SWITZERLAND: From October 1, an adult caught smoking cannabis in Switzerland can escape formal legal proceedings by simply paying a fine. Reactions to the relaxed law, which brings the Swiss in line with other western nations, are divided.

Fact: Daily Marijuana Users Are As Healthy As Non-Smokers

“Frequency of marijuana use was not significantly associated with emergency room use, hospitalization, death, the presence of a disease, or health status.”

SWITZERLAND: Cannabis is a “dangerous and addictive” drug, say proponents of ongoing pot prohibition. But daily tokers don’t seem to have higher levels of health problems, emergency department use or hospital stays than people who don’t smoke pot, according to a new study in the Journal of Internal Medicine this month.