Can hemp really be the answer? Reflexions ahead of the International Cannabis Policy Conference

Post written by Steve Allin, a speaker at the International Cannabis Policy Conference 2018, initially published in New Observations. Learn more on the website of the International Cannabis Building Association, NGO partner of the Conference. Across the world, communities and political leaders are grappling with the major issues of economy, employment, and uncertain changing weather. Large-scale economic Read more about Can hemp really be the answer? Reflexions ahead of the International Cannabis Policy Conference[…]

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[…]

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?[…]

International Cannabis Policy Conference, Vienna, 7-9 December 2018 | conference.faaat.net

Press release #1 | September 10th 2018

The international think & do tank FAAAT 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 conference.faaat.net/press Background: Hemp (Cannabis sativa L. plant) was banned globally in 1961, without any scientific reasoning. After WWII, the International community Read more about Press release #1 | September 10th 2018[…]