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Swiss spliff: 4 cities pave way for opening of ‘cannabis clubs’

A pilot project for creation of cannabis clubs, where members can use the soft drug without fear of being punished, is being launched in four Swiss cities – Zurich, Basel, Bern and Geneva, local media report.

"The four cities have agreed to include pilot projects on their territory," Sandro Cattacin, sociology professor at the University of Geneva, and Geneva representative in the discussions of the cannabis clubs issue, told broadcaster SRF

It still has to be approved by cantonal governments, as well as the federal office for public health.

If the project is implemented, that would mean authorized controlled use of cannabis for young people and adults suffering from drug-linked problems. Scientists are planning to monitor the cannabis clubs project.

The clubs would allow up to 2,000 people to legally use cannabis. However, at least 500,000 people smoke marijuana in Switzerland despite of the existing ban and fines, according to SRF....

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