Russia declares gas war on the European Union – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing a tricky role with the European Union — cutting off gas shipments to some of Russia’s best customers amid anger over sanctions imposed after the invasion of Ukraine. It puts enormous political pressure on governments, threatens to leave Europeans in a freeze … Read more

5 things to know about Germany’s drive to legalize cannabis – Politico

Let the cannabis squeeze begin. The German Ministry of Health is hosting talks this week with stakeholders on the legalization of recreational cannabis, with the aim of presenting a strategy for doing so in the fall. While Chancellor Olaf Scholz only the Social Democrats wanted To decriminalize cannabis — which would only allow possession — … Read more