In the past years, Malta experienced drastic demographic, technological and infrastructural change. These changes are having a direct effect on the country and positioning Malta at a curious cross roads between a conservative and closed past towards a more open, diverse and inclusive future. A country that slowly but surely emerges from a relatively economic […]
This year’s Cultiva took place from 11th to 13th October 2019. But this time with less enthusiasm. This can be attributed to increased police controls, which affected almost 200 trade fair visitors this year. Hemp, a versatile plant that has been in great demand for more than 4,000 years, has been enjoying increasing popularity in […]
A step away from jail at 76: “I am not a drug dealer” 76 years old Fernanda was the first legal cultivator in Spain. Now she will be judged for an alleged excess production. She is 76 years old and is judged for 4 years in jail. The reason? Marijuana plants in her garden. Her […]
This year ENCOD’s General Assembly was held in Austria, Carinthia, Liebenfels, from 13th-15th September 2019. 23 ENCOD members from 10 European countries attended the assembly and elected 1 new member to complete the EC, as one member from last year’s GA dropped out. We proudly announce that our Executive Committee is complete till 2020. […]
ENCOD GA will be held from September 13th to 15th in Carinthia, Austria. All active members (that means who paid the membership fee for 2019) are invited. It will be interesting and a good opportunity for networking. For further information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dear members and friends, Here is bulletin nr 152 of June 2019. Please click this link to read the PDF: Bulletin_152 All the best!
ENCOD hosted the GMM 2019 in Vienna at May 4th. The golden inscription on Burgtor says: “Franz I. Emperor of Austria 1824” with “Justice is the Foundation of Sovereignty” on the other side. Despite wet and cold weather we were a crowd Hanfkollektiv hosted Hanfpicknick at Sigmund-Freud-Park. Police spoiled the party a little but […]
Dear members, this year ENCOD will organize the GMM in Vienna. As “Hanfwandertag” was cancelled on short notice, ENCOD filled in and there will be a march. Not as big as usual, no trucks – no techno music. A short walk along Mariahilfer Straße, turn left on Ring and walk till Votivkirche. At Sigmund-Freud-Platz there will […]
ENCOD STATEMENT FOR THE 62nd SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS 2019 As affected population concerned by the ongoing process and committed to provide useful inputs from Civil Society, we propose to overcome the inertia of the 2019 declaration, and address central elements forgotten by the political declaration. The following issues are key to […]
A resolution about cannabis for medicinal purposes was approved by the European Parliament on 13th of February, aiming to promote the research and the availability of medical cannabis-based products. Just as the Recommendations of the WHO to reschedule cannabis and cannabis products, the European institutions are promoting the so-called medicalisation of cannabis, which means that […]