Penalties for Cannabis Use, Possession and Supply in Europe — Part 2

Penalties for Cannabis Use, Possession and Supply in Europe — Part 2

In the past few years, a lot has happened in the legislative world in regard to cannabis. Many states introduced laws that legalised or decriminalised marijuana, be it for recreational or medical purposes. However, even though there has been a lot of progress, marijuana is still mostly illegal, especially in Europe. So, you might be wondering, what are the penalties for marijuana in Europe? Well, with the advent of medicinal marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD), there is another level of unclarity added on top of the already confusing legislative landscape of cannabis in Europe. Especially with CBD looking and smelling exactly...

Germany Imports First-Ever Medicinal Cannabis From Australia and Portugal

Germany Imports First-Ever Medicinal Cannabis From Australia and Portugal

On the 9th of September, the company Cannamedical® Pharma GmbH imported the first-ever medical cannabis from Portugal to Germany. This was the biggest-ever shipment of medical marijuana in the EU. What’s more, just a few days later, Cansativa GmbH imported the first-ever medical cannabis product from Australia to Germany. After the Canada-based cannabis investment firm Elixxer Ltd., formerly LGC Capital Ltd., announced that it increased its ownership of the Australian company Little Green Pharma (LGP) to 40.4 percent in May 2019. Now, LGP, which is the producer of Australia’s first locally grown medicinal cannabis product, has reached a major milestone...