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.
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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.
You might be wondering what’s behind the big rally in cannabis stocks? While a generally bullish market has certainly helped, there are five other considerably more prominent reasons behind the rally in marijuana stocks in 2017.
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn., Sept. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A new global cannabis standardization group formed through ASTM International will host a free hemp and cannabis workshop on 10-11 October at the Berlin Marriott Hotel in Germany.
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.
Only 51 authorized licenses have been given to suppliers of medical marijuana in Canada. Canopy Growth Corporation holds four of them.
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.
According to a recent study published in the journal Natural Medicine, marijuana may help protect aging brains from cognitive decline.
On Jan. 19, 2017, the German Bundestag, the national parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, adopted a law to legalize medical cannabis, according to a statement from the Bundestag.
Marijuana is the most widely cultivated, produced and consumed drug worldwide, and more than 20 countries worldwide are trialing legislation regarding access to marijuana and exploring possible benefits.
On Oct. 2, 2016, Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices, the country’s medical regulatory authority, confirmed that a patient suffering from multiple sclerosis in Mannheim, Germany, will be granted permission to cultivate up to 130 medical cannabis plants for personal use per year in his home.
On Aug. 13, 2016, thousands Germans marched through the streets of Berlin to express support for the legalization of cannabis.
On July 29, 2016, television star and medical marijuana activist Montel Williams was detained in Germany while on vacation with his family. According to TMZ, Williams was briefly detained at Frankfurt Airport after authorities in customs discovered a small bag of marijuana kief in his luggage.
SMITH FALLS, Ontario, July 25, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Tweed Inc. (“Tweed”), Canada’s largest medical marijuana producer, has received necessary approvals in Canada and Germany to begin export of medical cannabis for sale to German patients.
Germany plans to legalize medical cannabis by 2017, according to Hermann Gröhe, Health Minister of Germany.
In early November 2015, Mexico’s Supreme Court decided that marijuana use was a basic human right, critical to self-determination.
In a development that has been brewing in Germany since last year, the government quietly released a draft of its medical marijuana bill, “Cannabis as Medicine,” on Jan. 7, 2016.
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.
A recent breakthrough made by researchers from the Technical University of Dortmund in Germany could hold the key to unlocking the secrets of the healing effects of marijuana.
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.
CHICAGO, April 13, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — CannaFundr, a premiere online investment platform for the cannabis industry, announced today an exclusive partnership with Deutsche Cannabis AG, Europe’s first publically traded investment firm focused on legal marijuana related companies.