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    Society Evolution of LGBT rights in Europe from 2014 to 2024

    LGBT rights have come a long way since 2001 when the Netherlands became the first country in the world to legalise gay marriage. Many Western European countries followed suit soon afterwards and gay marriage has been adopted by even more nations, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, in the...
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    Society Germany to legalise cannabis from 1st April 2024 (soon after Malta and Luxembourg)

    The Guardian: Germany legalises possession of cannabis for personal use The new law will allow the growth of up to three plants for private consumption, holding 50g of cannabis at home, or 25g in public. This makes Germany the third European Union member state to legalise cannabis for personal...
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    Nature Belgium becomes first in EU to recognise ecocide as international crime

    From the Brussels Times: "Belgium's Federal Parliament approved a completely renewed Penal Code on Thursday evening, which – for the first time in Europe – includes recognition of the crime of ecocide at both the national and international levels. From now on, ecocide is included in the...