Addictions in Eastern Europe

Even Macedonia legalizes medical marijuana

2016.06.15

After months of bitter debate, the small Balkan country, Macedonia has legalized the use of marijuana for medical purpose.  Yesterday they followed  after the dozen European nations that have in recent years already liberalized ...

Therapeutic marijuana conquers a new EU country

2015.10.19

Croatia has said yes to therapeutic marijuana. Patients with diseases such as multiple sclerosis, cancer, epilepsy and Aids will benefit in particular. They will be able to get prescriptions for drug-based delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (commonly known ...

Countdown for the first cannabis march in Belgrade

2015.09.04

Many people will be at the first “Cannabis March” in Serbia today, a march for the right to choose a life with better cures, using marijuana as a palliative in medicine. Today everyone in ...

Montenegro is an alcoholics’ paradise

2015.03.05

The latest figures on the number of alcoholics in Montenegro are horrifying to say the least. According to sources in the Ministry of Health, in a total population of 630,000 inhabitants, 120,000 have had ...

Cafe Therapy to treat alcoholics and addicts in Bucharest

2015.01.22

Cafe Therapy is the first cafe in Romania that will help alcoholics and drug addicts treat their addictions. It will open soon in Bucharest. Cafe Therapy, financed by European contributions, will be launched by ...

The e-spliff arrives in the Balkans

2014.09.22

Serbia is about to get its first electronic spliff. In a few days, the citizens of Belgrade will be able to buy them in the country's first specialist shops and will be able to ...

Serbia’s lifeline for addicted gamblers

2014.01.10

According to some estimates, about 280,000 people in Serbia are addicted to gambling. A third of them are women. There is also a worrying increase of children who use their pocket money to start ...