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  1. Amsterdam Mayor: experiment to regulate cannabis cultivation currently legally impossible

    28 May 2015
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    End 2014 Van der Laan told the council to examine possibilities for regulated cannabis cultivation.

  2. D66 devises plan to regulate Dutch marijuana production

    26 February 2015
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    Liberal democratic party D66 is introducing draft legislation to regulate the production and sale of marijuana in the Netherlands.

  3. D.C. vs. Amsterdam: The Dutch strike back!

    25 February 2015
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    When Mayor Muriel E. Bowser delivered her legalized marijuana guidelines, she tried to ease concerns of naysayers with promises that there are enough provisions to prevent things from getting out of hand.

  4. Drug users should be able to get heroin from the health system

    13 April 2015
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    No fewer than six randomised controlled trials – in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Canada, and England – concluded that heroin assisted treatment is more effective than conventional treatments in a subgroup of heroin users. 

  5. MPs block cities from harvesting marijuana

    19 May 2015
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    A narrow majority in the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament in the Netherlands, supported a motion to not allow municipalities to experiment with cannabis cultivation: 75 parliamentarians voted for, 70 voted against.

  6. Marijuana growers steal more electricity, fewer plantations discovered

    02 February 2015
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    The amount of electricity stolen by marijuana growers rose by 5% last year but fewer plantations were discovered than in 2013, according to the Dutch electricity association Netbeheer Nederland.

  7. With new anti-marijuana rules in force, police raid ‘grow shops’

    01 March 2015
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    Police in the Netherlands have made immediate use of their new powers to clamp down on marijuana cultivation with three raids in different parts of the province.