Project

Cannabis social clubs in Belgium: a study of the organization of collective cannabis cultivation for personal use and characteristics of club members

Duration
01 January 2015 → 31 December 2019
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Criminology
Keywords
cannabis social clubs cannabis cannabis supply
 
Project description

This research studies cannabis social clubs (CSC) in Belgium on three dimensions:

- qualitative interviews, content analysis of documents and media article, and field visits are used to describe CSCs as legally constituted organizations

- a standardised questionnaire is used to study cannabis users that become members of CSCs;

- a toxicological analysis of cannabis products that are distributed by the club to its members is used to asses their quality and potency.