ReLeaf call for clear decriminalisation of cannabis cultivation

 - Health & Fitness - Dec 11 2020 SHARE ON:

Non-profit NGO ReLeaf have once again called for proper decriminalisation of adult cannabis cultivation by 2021.

The organisation’s call asks that adults can be allowed to grow cannabis at home or develop a ‘social club’ of sorts rather than let the illegal market run rampant whilst also threatening the wellbeing and privacy of consumers.

Malta’s Drug Dependence Act currently states that individuals found in possession of small amounts for personal use my face a fine of up to €100, with a second offence within a 2-year window calling for an assessment on drug dependence and even a three-year prison sentence.


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Buzz Lightyear is getting a spinoff movie voiced by Chris Evans

 - Culture - Dec 11 2020 SHARE ON:

Disney have just announced that one of their most iconic characters, Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear, will be getting a spinoff film in 2022.

The Space Ranger’s origin story will be elaborated in 2022 where the movie ‘Lightyear’ will illustrate ‘the definite story of the original Buzz Lightyear’ in what will be a highly-anticipated return of one of Disney’s most beloved characters.


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New parents will undergo psychological evaluation in upcoming pilot project

 - Local - Dec 11 2020 SHARE ON:

This morning, Family Minister Michael Falzon announced a first-of-its-kind pilot project which will evaluate parents mental health before and after childbirth to ensure stable mental wellbeing.

A midwife will visit the new parents before and after childbirth to analyse their wellbeing and help the individuals transition into parenthood.

In what has been called an ‘avant-garde’ idea by the Minister himself, the pilot project will implement various parenting programmes to establish a positive foundation to parenting.


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Customs Malta seize close to €1 million in cash and goods over the past three years

 - Local - Dec 11 2020 SHARE ON:

That’s how much Maltese Customs have stopped on their way to Libya.

Customs Malta have stopped as much as €1 billion in cash and goods which were on their way to Libya between 2018 and 2020.

The cash and goods were in breach of certain sanctions and amongst them stolen vehicles, boats, fireworks and around €926 million in cash.


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