March 2015

5 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Marijuana

By |March 13th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

It's no coincidence that marijuana legalization support has surged with the growth of social media. The voices of the Reefer Madness era are silenced daily as studies and testimonials continue pouring in about this often misunderstood plant. Ignorance still remains, however, and this fight won't be won without continued education of the masses. It takes [...]

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Marijuana in Europe

By |March 10th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Medical marijuana is currently legal or decriminalized in the Czech Republic, Finland, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. Possession of (small amounts of) marijuana is generally tolerated or not penalized in Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Italy, and Switzerland. While Germany has theoretically decriminalized medical marijuana, the rules are applied so stringently that it is effectively impossible to [...]

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Barcelona’s booming cannabis clubs turn Spain into ‘Holland of the South’

By |March 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , |

Catalonia's public health agency has proposed strict new measures to regulate cannabis clubs in the region, amid claims that Barcelona is on its way to rivalling Amsterdam as a smoker's haven. Amsterdam has tightened restrictions on cannabis sales just as the number of clubs in Spain has proliferated from some 40 in 2010 to more [...]

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Spannabis 2015 the 12th Edition

By |March 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What appeared to be a dream is now an outstanding reality: SPANNABIS, celebrating its 12 anniversary is consolidated as the most important Spanish cannabic event of the year, hand in hand with the Expocannabis fair in Madrid & Expocannabis Sur in Málaga. World Cannabis Conferences This year, together with Spannabis, the first edition of the [...]

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Is weed legal in Spain?

By |March 4th, 2015|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Under Article 368 PC, growing and selling marijuana are illegal in Barcelona. However, growing weed for medical purposes, for teaching and research is allowed in Spain. Marijuana for personal use is not considered as criminal offense but smoking it in public is considered as misdemeanor and thus, it is punishable by fines. In this case, [...]

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Medical Marijuana/ Medicinal Cannabis

By |March 4th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In 1970, the US Congress placed marijuana in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act because they considered it to have "no accepted medical use." Since then, 23 of 50 US states and DC have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Proponents of medical marijuana argue that it can be a safe and effective treatment for [...]

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