Search

Czech It Out: Three Absurd Lawsuits

Author: Bob Hýsek writes about Miroslav Koláčný, Dušan Dvořák, and Leopold Svatý

Dušan Dvořák at trial. Photo Jaroslava Bělíková

Czechia, a European country located between relatively liberal Germany and some of the most conservative countries in terms of cannabis policy, had once been known for its tolerant attitude to cannabis home-growing and usage in the public. Despite rather liberal decriminalization in place, however, police and prosecutors keep persecuting hemp farmers and small growers; in recent years even more viciously and vehemently than before.


The country has witnessed three major lawsuits related to cannabis in the last three months. They

Illustration Lazybastard.cz

involved well-known activists and successful farmers as well as unsuspecting family members trying to help each other. Let’s briefly outline the three stories and see how justice was served.


To read the entire original article published by Cannabis Therapy click here:




18 views
© 2018 by Uwe Blesching.