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03/01/2018 General

The Benefits of Cannabis Regulation for Maltese Society

For a long period of time, the conversation surrounding the use of cannabis has, for the most part, been negative. Users of cannabis were labeled as drug users and addicts, not only by lay society but also by those coming from a medical background, and cases of cannabis users brought in front of law courts reflected this mentality, with heavy sentences handed down.   Over the past few years, we have seen a significant shift in the way the use of cannabis is perceived. One reason...

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Malta's First Cannabis Legalisation Movement :  |  Releaf - Legalization , Cannabis Reform  Malta, Weed Malta, Cannabis Malta, Malta Parlament , Weed reform malta. Legalize it malta
29/03/2018 General

The reductionist approach of cannabis policy in Malta

If as Releaf we had to choose one particular moment in which our message was solidified in the strongest possible manner, it has to be that Tuesday evening when Marc Emery gave a brilliant speech on the hypocrisy and the generation-spanning issues that have been the Achilles heel of cannabis legalisation across the globe. One of the points that was really noteworthy was when he rightfully pointed out, several times, all the injustices involving people getting sent to jail for growing...

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Malta's First Cannabis Legalisation Movement :  |  Releaf - Legalization , Cannabis Reform  Malta, Weed Malta, Cannabis Malta, Malta Parlament , Weed reform malta. Legalize it malta
24/04/2018 General Medical Use

Chronic pain does not wait for legislation

Time and time again, one of the most infuriating moments of being a cannabis activist in Malta is having to witness the imprisonment of people who only wanted to do what many other countries in the world allow their citizens to do - alleviate illnesses that are treatable with the use of marijuana. Immediately the first case that comes to mind is the case of Christopher Bartolo, a case which we will never get tired of mentioning simply because of the inhumanity which he was made to suffer at...

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