Tag: marijuana
Macedonia 18.07.19 | 15:02

Drug legalization activist sentenced to a year in prison for possession of 15 grams of marijuana

Monika Ristovska, who is an outspoken supporter of marijuana legalization, was sentenced to a year in prison. Ristovska has been held in detention since mid May, and the sentence includes the violation of her terms of her previous suspended sentence. She was arrest in Kumanovo with less that 15 grams...

Macedonia 20.06.19 | 21:37

It helps when the Prime Minister is your friend: Croatian TV reports from the Krusevo cannabis plant

The Croatian TV station RTL filmed a report from the 5 Letters cannabis oil plant in Krusevo, which is considered at least loosely to the Zaev family business empire. The TV station presented the manager and part-owner of the plant, Zoran Janevski, as “friend of Zoran Zaev and his party member”. That...

Macedonia 11.05.19 | 17:10

Marijuana legalization activist arrested again

Marijuana legalization activist Monika Risteska was arrested again, this time for the possession of five grams of marijuana. According to the law office of Janaki Mitrovski, which has defended Risteska, she the arrest happened in Kumanovo and the prosecutors have requested that she is detained. Risteska...

Macedonia 11.04.19 | 20:03

Zaev’s family and friends are taking over the marijuana business

At least three of the 15 companies which received licenses to operate in the recently legalized medical marijuana business are tied to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his family. These include Mam, a company registered in Sveti Nikole in 2011, founded by the Fitohemija company. After it received a marijuana...

Economy 10.04.19 | 16:58

Zaev expects 300 “green” jobs from the marijuana business

After moving his family businesses firmly into the marijuana sector, Zoran Zaev today announced that a total of 15 companies will be investing in medical marijuana. Some of these companies are based in Strumica, where it was recently revealed that not only Zaev’s relatives, but also his personal...

Macedonia 25.03.19 | 12:55

Two drug dealers arrested in Skopje, cocaine and marijuana seized

A 20 year old man from the village of Aracinovo near Skopje was arrested with 130 grams of cocaine. The dealer also possessed a digital weighing machine and police seized several thousand euros. Following the police report, the man was charged with possession and dealing with drugs. In another drug...

Macedonia 23.03.19 | 23:05

Strumica Bishop Naum also involved in Zaev’s new marijuana venture

After the report that Zoran Zaev’s lawyer Vane Andreev is joining him in the marijuana growing business, Lider.mk reports that this newly founded marijuana company related to Zaev is also tied to his political ally, Strumica Bishop Naum. The Cannabis ONE Strumica company, which was recently founded...