The head of the BDK organization, which represents criminal police, says that the group favors a “complete decriminalization of cannabis consumers.”
Both the Czech Republic and the German city of Berlin could see the arrival of legal cannabis next year if efforts supported by political parties there gain traction.
Even in tolerant cities like Berlin, authorities have stepped up enforcement of cannabis prohibition. It's not working, and it costs taxpayers a bundle.
Cannabis and beer: Can they go together? In the heart of Europe, definitely.
Germany's high hopes for cannabis reform will be on display Aug. 13 as advocates descend on Berlin for a peaceful demonstration to legalize the herb.