Austrian policies on Cannabis & hemp: a short overview.

This brief overview is provided by the Austrian Hemp Association (ÖHV). Source: www.hanfverband.at/cannabis-the-situation-in-austria-2 Legal overview. Hemp production is allowed for industrial and medical purposes. Hemp products can be purchased legally, except for psychoactive cannabis containing THC. Consumption of cannabis is technically non-punishable, but possession, purchases and passing it on to others – even when only sharing a Read more about Austrian policies on Cannabis & hemp: a short overview.[…]

United Nations just proclaimed Universal Rights of Peasants

The United Nations just adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas, thus proclaiming new rights and binding States to take measures to respect and protect rural needs, singularities, traditions, and knowledge. An indispensable element to consider when undertaking reforms of Cannabis-related policies. Today, a huge victory happens Read more about United Nations just proclaimed Universal Rights of Peasants[…]

Original picture: vice.com | International Cannabis Policy Conference | A cannabis club in Barcelona
UN human right treaties oblige Countries to regulate Cannabis | International Cannabis Policy Conference | Vienna, December 2018
Linking Cannabis to the SDG | Cannabis policy & Global goals of the United Nations

Linking Cannabis policy to the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.

Post initially published on LinkedIn by Kenzi Riboulet Zemouli. In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 ambitious goals for a safer, fairer and better world by 2030 (the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs). These goals focus on ending poverty, fighting inequalities and stopping climate change. Guided by the goals, all governments are amending their long-term strategies to Read more about Linking Cannabis policy to the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN.[…]

What are the SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, as part of the resolution 70/1 called “Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” Subdivided in 169 targets, the goals are broad and interdependent, yet each has a specific list of targets to Read more about What are the SDGs?[…]

Press release #1 | September 10th 2018

The international think & do tank FAAAT joins specialized association ICACO in organizing an International Cannabis Policy Conference, attached to a major United Nations summit on cannabis and drug policies. All information for journalists can be found on www.cannabis-conference.com/press Background: Hemp (Cannabis sativa L. plant) was banned globally in 1961, without any scientific reasoning. After WWII, Read more about Press release #1 | September 10th 2018[…]

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