The co-operating organizations for the establishment and co-ordination of the Hellenic Observatory on Medical Use of Cannabis, on the occasion of the signing of the Joint Ministerial Decision between the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Justice on the transport of cannabis and its resin from Table A of Table B of Law 3459/2006 (Government Gazette 103 A), as amended and in force with law no. 4139/2013 “, issued a letter to the Minister of Health, Mr. Xanthos.
You can read the whole letter here.
“DIOGENIS – Drug Policy Dialogue” www.diogenis.info
“Eleutherian Association of Dependence” (ELEYSYNA) »http://elefsyna.org/
“HELIOSPORI – Network for Social and Political Ecology” http://iliosporoi.net/
“MAMAKA – MAMAs for Kannabe (MAMMAKA)” Association https://www.facebook.com/groups/farmakeftikikannavi/
“Butterfly Effect Cooperative” Network for Social Health http://thebutterflyeffectcooperative.org/
In view of the on-going progress in the field of the medical use of cannabis at international level, as well as the current developments in our country, NGO Diogenis within a network of collaborating civil society organizations – with years of experience, knowledge and activity in this specific area of interest – is undertaking the initiative to set up and coordinate the establishment of the “Greek Observatory for the Medical Use of Cannabis”.
The common goal of our organizations is to ensure the immediate, unhindered and legal access of patients to quality cannabis for medical use based on international evidence based data and best practices.
Reference to the support of Diogenis in the effort of members of the “Peer Network of Psychoactive Substance users” to promote the problems they face as a vulnerable population group in Greece.
Article by journalist Ioanna Sotirchou, in the “Journal of the Editors” on the project “Drugs & SDGs: Harm reduction and Development Policies “, organized by Diogenis in Athens and Thessaloniki, funded by the LADDER program.
Publication on the medical website “ygeia360.gr” by journalist Vasilis Venizelos, about the informative meeting on the conclusions of the 60th UN Drugs Committee meeting and their relevance to current drug policy in Greece.