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Swedish police attack CBD-companies

Yesterday Swedish police raided two of Sweden’s leading CBD-companies. One of them is Nordic Med Can, an company in Gothenburg which is selling CBD-oil as a diet supplementary. According to the owner, Aydin Darchini, the police confiscated their products but didn’t make any arrests. The confiscated goods is estimated to a value about one million SEK, which […]

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Gothenburg: Police with license to waste

A dramatic, spectacular and massive police operation took place in Tuve outside Sweden’s second biggest city of Gothenburg earlier this week. Four police patrol cars and one helicopter were used in an attempt to apprehend two individuals suspected of “smoking a joint” according to a police media spokesperson. A civilian passing the scene in his […]

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Andreas Thörn convicted

The surprisingly mild verdict (he got acquitted) that Andreas Thörn, a 37 y o man from the city of Västerås  received in last August in the lower District Court of Västmanland, was appealed by the  general prosecutor in his case.Andreas had been cultivating and consuming cannabis in order to fight the pain that he contracted […]

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Swedish customs staff grew marijuana at work

When not even Swedish customs officials refrain from cultivating marijuana isn’t it high time to legalize the plant?It may be that the grow was limited and included only a few plants, but still, the two custom officers were doing this during working hours and the plants were found adjacent to their office. Now the two […]

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Marijuana growing books ostracized in Sweden

Swedish Radio (public service) has been struck by moral panic. Through the big online book stores it has been possible to buy growing guides for cannabis. But since the program Culture News on Swedish Radio reported on this, the book sellers chickened out and stopped litterature of this nature.The official reason for these actions is that the […]

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Severe critic from JO against Swedish police

The Swedish Ombudsman of Justice (JO) directs severe criticism of the Police Authority in Dalarna, who forced a person suspected of a minor drug offence to leave a urine sample through a catheter.Also there was coercive measure without any formal decision taken, which is being judged as totally unacceptable.

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Cannabis Energy drink banned in city of Västerås

Today municipal food and health inspectors banned the sales of Cannabis Energy Drink in the Swedish city of Västerås. The shop owner was threatened with police action if the product wasn’t withdrawn. Their argumentation is to say the least creative. When interviewed by Swedish public service radio inspector Björn Sjölund says that since hemp is the commonly […]

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The difference between soft drinks and soft drugs

SR (the Swedish Public Service radio) reports about a store in Västerås that is selling Cannabis Energy drink containing extracts of hemp seeds. The owner of the shop gets to express his views in the story and so does a fundamentalist from RNS (Drugfree Sweden Organization). The drug warrior Staffan Hübinette reveals his ignorance by […]