Marijuana has only been legalized in some U.S. states. Could the Netherlands follow this lead and become the first E.U. country to legalize cannabis?
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Two of the top 10 most-traded shares in Sweden in January 2018 were Canada marijuana stocks, adding further proof that the marijuana market is growing more global with each passing day.
ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 7, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Tabled today in Parliament the Draft Law “Provisions for the Production of Finished Products Pharmacy Hemp” which regulates the field of production, control and distribution of formulations containing pharmaceutical cannabis in order to promote productive investment in this sector and generate development benefits to the economy and the State.
The Association of German Criminal Officers (BDK) has spoken out in favour of ending the ban on cannabis and has called for the decriminalization of all use of the drug.
Portugal’s influential Doctors’ Association called for the legalization of marijuana-based medicines on Thursday, the same day parliament started to debate a draft bill that goes even further in seeking to allow patients to grow pot at home.
On Jan. 4, 2018, Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis (TSX: ACB) announced its decision to team up with Denmark-based Alfred Pedersen & Son in an effort to cultivate and eventually sell marijuana throughout Europe.
Scotland is set for a multi-million pound boon from the cannabis industry after a worldwide health agency confirmed that the drug provides medicinal relief for a range of ailments.
The history of marijuana in Germany dates back to the Late Stone Age, when cannabis seeds were planted at least 7,500 years ago in Thuringia.
SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hydroponics Company Limited (ASX:THC) (“THC” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Canndeo Limited has signed a distribution agreement with Endoca, a European provider of high quality pharmaceutical grade medicinal cannabis, to distribute medicinal cannabis products into Australia.
Cannabis reform may be coming to the European Union’s most populous country as German conservatives, the Green Party and the Free Democratic Party continue their talks on forming a coalition government. Part of their discussions include an agreement on fully legalizing marijuana and selling the drug through pharmacies or licensed dispensaries.
Landmark legislation has led to the first serious deal in terms of shipping cannabis globally, with an initial consignment of dried medical cannabis already on its way to Germany for distribution. Now that Aurora are the proud recipients of a Health Canada issued Export Permit, they can legally send medical cannabis to Germany.
SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hydroponics Company (ASX: THC) (THC or Company) has provided an update following international meetings held by its executive team in Europe, Israel and Canada.
Canadian marijuana players have been rushing to invest and take strategic positions in the new Germany medical cannabis market since late 2016, and this trend is set to continue going forward.
LAS VEGAS, July 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTC PINK: FRLF), the successful publishing and licensing company behind the legal cannabis industry, has quickly reached important revenue-driving milestones in Spain and The Netherlands in its international branding effort.
For those who want to legally grow huge amounts of cannabis in Austria, business is booming — but not yet blooming. The Austrian Narcotics Act prohibits the cultivation of cannabis only for the purpose of obtaining narcotics, and THC can be obtained only from cannabis flower. But if you promise your intent isn’t for consumption…
On Oct. 15, 2015, medical marijuana became legal in Croatia. As such, it becomes the first Balkan country and the first in continental Europe to fully legalize medical use.
The European market continues to open with caution. This fall, widespread medical hemp and CBD availability made little international news when it went on sale in Europe, but movement is afoot even if it is proceeding slowly and without much fanfare.
On Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, “Medical Cannabis Day” reform advocates in Austria celebrated with at least one major march. More than 10,000 people showed up to advocate for drug legalization in Vienna.
Denver-based O.penVAPE, one of the largest and best known consumer brands now developing in the American market, has announced a ground-breaking new alliance with Timeless Herbal Care, a Jamaican cannabis company.
As the Western Hemisphere heads into fall, a strange thing is starting to happen across the pond. Not one but several companies who manufacture and distribute cannabinoid-processed end products are looking to European expansion.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Medical Cannabis Institute (TMCI) launched its new affiliate program today, expanding the reach of its educational programming to new audiences within the patient community, as well as to new global markets in Central and Southern Europe.
In Colorado and Washington recreational pot shops are now legal, while in Europe, “cannabis social clubs” have gotten creative. Ozy.com’s Laura Secorun Palet talks about the growth of these spaces.
When a pair of British doctors set out to make medicines from the cannabis plant 16 years ago, they knew it would take some time to crack the world’s biggest pharmaceuticals market.