Cannabis Laws in the UK

Cannabis Laws in the UK

The United Kingdom has a very strong past in relation to drugs. Long before the cartels were shooting up South America, the UK was involved in a drug war on a much larger scale —the opium wars.  However, the purpose of this piece is to concentrate on a far less lethal drug marijuana. Prior to […]

Cannabis Laws in Russia

Cannabis Laws in Russia

Generally, the Russian police are not very keen on marijuana. However, it seems that the new law has decriminalised possession of marijuana, apparently possession of up to 6 grams is a small fine (I have read as low as $10), however, up to 30 grams is a higher fine and possibly some community service. Viktor […]

Guide to Cannabis Clubs in Madrid

Guide to Cannabis Clubs in Madrid

Cannabis clubs in Madrid are private, and it is easy to get rejected by the clubs or even worse in desperation get ripped off by the Street promoters in the Retiro. My objective is to help you and save you a whole lot of trouble. The first important thong to get round is that Cannabis […]

What to expect at a Barcelona Cannabis Clubs

What to expect at a Barcelona Cannabis Clubs

When joining a Barcelona CSC (Cannabis Social Club), there are certain things which you shouldn’t do, and some that you can: Generally speaking and taking into account that each club is different, here are some general things you can do and some you shouldn’t. When at the reception for the first time, always remember that […]

Madrid Cannabis Clubs Do’s & Don’ts

Madrid Cannabis Clubs Do’s & Don’ts

The term CSC (Cannabis social club), will be a new term to many of you, however, it is very descriptive, the Spanish equivalent of a coffee shop, it is a social club, or an association where  members have legally put their collective skills, resources and funds together, to cultivate marijuana and provide it in a […]

Cannabis social club in Guadalajara, Spain

Cannabis social club in Guadalajara, Spain

If you are in Guadalajara and “fancy a smoke”, you have landed on the right page! We are talking about Guadalajara Spain, not Mexico! In its distant origins, Guadalajara was linked to Celtoberian culture, though the earliest  historical references tell of its strategic military importance to the emirs and caliphs of Córdoba. It was then […]

Cannabis and marijuana in Greece

Cannabis and marijuana in Greece

Greece has a history of production and consumption for recreational reasons as well as medical ones. The Greek physician Pedanius Dioscoride described cannabis properties in his book de materia medica beneficial effects of cannabis are described. (apparently the juice is very good for earache- will try that next time!!). Recently the Greek government has legalised medical […]

Cannabis laws in Germany

Cannabis laws in Germany

Germany has been discussing whether to legalize cannabis, especially in Berlin. Here’s a look at the basic facts.  In January 2017 the Bundestag passed a law to officially legalise medical marijuana. However, that doesn’t really help with regards to recreational smokers. The 2017 law meant that medical marijuana can be prescribed to those patients who […]

Cannabis laws in Uruguay

Cannabis laws in Uruguay

On 10th December 2013, Uruguay became the first country (in modern times), to regulate the cannabis market. The Institute of Regulation and Control of Cannabis (IRCCA), which is under the control of the Ministry of Public Health was created to issue licenses and to control and regulate importation, production, marketing, storage and distribution of marijuana and […]