06 Sep, 2021 In News

Weekly News Roundup (28 August – 3 September 2021)

Wednesday 1 September 2021


Robert Abela makes huge cannabis reform pledge


An upcoming cannabis reform law will allow people to buy the plant from a legal avenue.

Reforms Minister Owen Bonnici has said he intends to present the cannabis reform bill when Parliament reconvenes in October.

Cannabis Reform
Standing Events

Thursday 2 September 2021


Chris Fearne confirms that masks must be worn when standing events return next week


The Health Minister has given out details on how standing events will return as of 6 September, confirming that all attendees will have to wear masks unless eating or drinking.

Events will be limited to fully vaccinated people and the venue must have a minimum area of 200 square metres. 

Thursday 2 September 2021


Malta’s waters experienced highest temperatures to ever be recorded in August


This raises alarm bells over the effects climate change is having on our shores.

The effects of rising temperatures are a major concern for Malta, which have devastating consequences on the marine life that occupy the country’s surrounding waters.