The Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani meets Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen as he arrives in Vienna. IMAGES of the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen
The Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani arrives in Vienna to meet with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The visit comes as Qatar, still locked in a diplomatic rift with neighbouring Saudi Arabia, seeks to bolster security and economic cooperation with EU countries. IMAGES of the Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen receiving the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz welcomes the Prime Minister of the Republic of Northern Macedonia in Vienna. Zaev’s trip comes just days after Greek lawmakers voted to approve a deal that entails the renaming of the country to “Northern Macedonia”, settling a decades-old dispute. IMAGES of the handshake between Zoran Zaev and Sebastian Kurz
Since 1961 The United Nations looks upon cannabis as a Schedule I drug with “no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” The plant is scheduled as a dangerous drug, like heroin, in the Single Convention on Narcotic and Drugs.
But things are about to change!
Earlier this year, the Expert Committee on Drug Dependence, part of the World Health Organization, released a pre-review report of cannabis that included several positive, evidentiary findings. And, cannabis has not been on the agenda of the World Health Organization since 1954.
Now in 2018, we are present at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs 61st reconvened session in Vienna to watch the recommendations, how to re-schedule cannabis, presented by the WHO!
Watch this first part of a Vienna Special.
We are due to make the second soon, The International Cannabis Policy Conference with even the best speakers ever we have not shown before. Stay tuned!
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