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Sanity Group’s Record Funding Round Led By BAT Could Bring More Big-Tobacco Capital To Cannabis, But Concerns Remain Over Conflicts Of Interest

LAST week Berlin-based cannabis operator Sanity Group closed Europe’s largest ever cannabis investment round worth €37.6m, bringing its total funding to date to over...

Medical Cannabis Could Be Available In Spain By The End Of The Year

SPAIN could now see the regulation and distribution of medical cannabis rolled out before the end of the year after new proposals were endorsed...

Portugal’s Left Bloc Party Has Delivered A New Draft Bill To Parliament Proposing The Legalisation Of Cannabis For Personal Use

As reported by CannaReporter The Bloco de Esquerda (The Left Bloc), Portugal's left-wing democratic socialist party, delivered a new draft law to the Assembly of...

German Government Has ‘Set The Bar So High’ For Adult-Use Cannabis Market They’ll Be ‘Like A Student Cramming For An Exam’ In Order To...

SINCE Germany’s ‘traffic light coalition’ was voted in late last year, bringing with it the promise of a recreational cannabis market in Europe’s largest...

What Must Be Done To Enact Germany’s New Cannabis Law And What Will Its Adult-Use Market Look Like?

With Germany’s Government-in-waiting set to deliver adult-use cannabis, BusinessCann explores the delivery challenges and how the legislation may be shaped. BACK in 2015 the German...

Is The European Commission Set To Review Its Position On CBD And Once More Deem It A Narcotic Drug?

DESPITE re-launching its ‘natural’ CBD Novel Food applications process eleven months ago no progress has yet been made by the European Commission. It has approved...

Europe’s First Adult-Use Cannabis Market Confirmed With Luxembourg Permitting Household Cultivation And Consumption

LUXEMBOURG is to become the first European country to permit adult-use cannabis after the Government announced measures to permit households to cultivate up to...

A ‘Traffic Light’ German Coalition Looks Set To Give The Green Light To Europe’s First Adult-Use Cannabis Market

WITH negotiations underway on the formation of a new German government supporters of a regulated adult-use cannabis market believe a significant moment in European...

Is Germany Set To Become Europe’s First Recreational Cannabis Market?

A GREEN surge in Germany is opening up the possibility it could be the first European country to fully embrace adult-use cannabis. For large chunks...

Leading German Pharma Company Launches Medical Cannabis Range Into Fast-Growing Domestic Market

ONE of Germany’s largest pharmaceutical firms has entered the medical cannabis space with the launch of a two flower products - and six more...

£20m Sicilian Firm Aims To Patent New Cannabis Medicines With Production To Begin in Weeks

SICILY-based Canapar - a vertically-integrated cannabis business - is set to begin producing its first CBD oils in the next few weeks. This will be...

Six Companies Chosen to Supply Products – Free Of Charge – To France’s First Medical Cannabis Trial

SIX companies have seen their products selected for use in the French medical cannabis trial for 3,000 patients which is set to begin with...

Restoration Of Sanity To European CBD Market Boosts German Cannabis Firm’s $4.8m Fundraise

GERMAN cannabis firm Sanity kept a clear head to secure $4.8m of new investment - despite the European Commission’s recent narcotic CBD implosion. Its latest...

‘Big Pharma’ And ‘Black Market’ Fears In Wake Of Europe’s ‘Narcotic’ CBD Call

EUROPEAN trade groups have condemned the European Commission’s decision to classify CBD a narcotic and are fighting back to overturn it. In Germany, the recently-formed...

Can New Irish Government Deliver On Medicinal Cannabis? One-Year-Old Scheme Currently Has No Patients

IN June last year the Irish Government signed-off on its five-year medicinal cannabis programme - but no patients have yet been enrolled. However, there is...

As Six-Year Legal Battle Nears End French Cannabis Pioneer Outlines Vision For Europe’s CBD Future

ONE of the French entrepreneurs locked in a six-year court battle over the legality of a CBD product has spoken of relief, and hopes...

Time to Embrace The ‘Multi-Faceted Marvels’ Of The Hemp Plant

EUROPEAN hemp businesses have launched a new manifesto calling for its widespread adoption as a premium and mainstream crop. The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA)...

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As Its Neighbours Seek Legalisation, Poland’s Medical Cannabis & Hemp Industry Could Also Flourish Next Year

EARLIER this month Czechia’s drug commissioner Jindřich Vobořil announced his intention to submit draft legislation for an adult-use cannabis...

German Prohibitionists Lobby EU, German Medical Cannabis Re-Think, High Court Blow For Irish CBD, Hemp Batteries In Electric Vehicles?

GERMAN opponents of its adult-use cannabis programme are taking their fight to Brussels in a bid to scupper the...

Akanda Pulls Out Of Lesotho Amid Ongoing Legal Battle, Bruce Linton Joins SynBiotic, & Ananda Completes Acquisition

Akanda The NASDAQ-listed international medical cannabis operator announced last week that it will abandon its operations in Lesotho following...

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As Its Neighbours Seek Legalisation, Poland’s Medical Cannabis & Hemp Industry Could Also Flourish Next Year

EARLIER this month Czechia’s drug commissioner Jindřich Vobořil announced...

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