Peppi Azzopardi calls for justice for jailed cannabis growers

 - Local - Feb 19 SHARE ON:

Following the arrest of a couple on Valentine’s weekend for cannabis use and Prime Minister Robert Abela’s announcement to present a draft law on cannabis regulation, various local figures have tackled the subject of cannabis use in Malta.

Amongst others, popular media personality Peppi Azzopardi called upon the Prime Minister to ask whether or not justice will be given to individuals who had been incarcerated for growing cannabis at home.

Allura Prim Ministru, jekk kif għedt tajjeb inti, mhux sewwa li min ikabbar il-ħaxixa għalih id-dar jitressaq il-Qorti,…

Posted by Peppi Azzopardi on Thursday, 18 February 2021

The proposed policy change is believed to put an end to arrest individuals for personal cannabis use as well as allow regulated cultivation of the cannabis plant.


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Warmer weather expected over the weekend

 - Local - Feb 19 SHARE ON:

Following a spell of cold weather and dropped temperature over the past few days, warmed days are coming as temperatures are expected to rise over the weekend.

Is this the news YOU want to hear? 😍🌞⛱ Temperatures are expected to RISE even further over the next couple of days…

Posted by Malta Weather on Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Malta Weather have forecasted median temperatures across Malta and Gozo and slightly warmer weather than usual which will last for at least a week.

They have reported a high, 80% confidence rate in the forecast.


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Team Start PN light 300 candles in front of Castille in honour of COVID-19 victims

 - COVID-19 - Feb 19 SHARE ON:

Yesterday evening, Nationalist youth branch Team Start lit 300 candles in front of Castille to honour the country’s 300 victims of COVID-19.

300 ħajja mitlufa.. 300 familja muġugħa. Mhux kollox normali quddiem din ir-realta'.Partit Nazzjonalista Bernard GrechNET News Times of Malta Lovin Malta The Malta Independent MaltaToday

Posted by Team Start on Thursday, 18 February 2021

Team Start president Eve Borg Bonello stated that the branch recognises the victims of this tragedy, who were allegedly ‘sacrificed for the economy’ as part of the government’s COVID-19 road map.

The branch called upon the government to respect and recognise the right for human life as it is the pillar of Maltese democracy.


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New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern announces free sanitary products in schools

 - International - Feb 18 SHARE ON:

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern has announced that all schools will have free sanitary products as from next June.

This initiative is aimed at stomping out, “period-poverty” in New Zealand.

Around the middle of last year, a pilot programme was launched which provided free period products to about 3,200 students across 15 schools.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, said in a statement that, “Providing free period products at school is one way the government can directly address poverty, help increase school attendance, and make a positive impact on children’s well-being”.


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