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North Macedonia Plants Cannabis To Boost Economy

North Macedonia Plants Cannabis To Boost Economy

In European cannabis, the EU’s top economies are also the top players. But when investors look beyond the Western Bloc, there exists a bounty of unforeseen opportunities. Be it attractive legal frameworks, low overhead costs or a rich agricultural history, the continent is full of unexpected potential. North Macedonia, in particular, seems to be the...

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What to Expect for European Cannabis in 2020

What to Expect for European Cannabis in 2020

While many Canadian cannabis firms struggled in 2019, much of the conversation revolved around European markets. From supply chain management, forward-thinking legislation, and a greater wealth of knowledge, the European Union looks to be stepping out in front. And with a projected market in the hundreds of millions, many in the space are paying close...

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Cannabis Media Isn’t a Walk in the Park, Just Ask Thomas King Forçade

Cannabis Media Isn’t a Walk in the Park, Just Ask Thomas King Forçade

Founded in 1974 by the rambunctious underground journalist Thomas King Forçade, High Times became the preeminent cannabis and counterculture publication of its kind. It platformed the ‘cream of the underground press,’ including William Burroughs, Truman Capote, Hunter S. Thompson, and many others.  Following the recent legalisation of marijuana in the 2010s, the publication looked to...

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The Story of Bedrocan and Dutch Cannabis

The Story of Bedrocan and Dutch Cannabis

Holland has played a special role in supporting cannabis development since the early 1990s, long before the green gold rush kicked off in 2018. From progressive regulations and a focus on health to a little-known produce farmer deciding to plant the first seeds to supply the medical cannabis space in the country, the Netherlands has...

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‘Cannabis 2.0’ Underway, What Will This Mean For Europe?

‘Cannabis 2.0’ Underway, What Will This Mean For Europe?

This week marked the one-year anniversary since cannabis was legalised in Canada. It also marks the beginning of the ‘Cannabis 2.0’ wave of cannabis-infused products. From edibles and beverages to vaporizers, Canadians will now be exposed to a broad range of new ways to consume.   Slow to start, but no surprises Although cannabis companies...

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Europe is Reaping the Benefits of CBD’s Entrance Into Wellness

Europe is Reaping the Benefits of CBD’s Entrance Into Wellness

The introduction of medicinal cannabis has been instrumental in shaping its image in Europe. Veering from the ‘stoner’ stereotype, cannabis, especially in the form of cannabidiol (CBD), has now found a new home in wellness and self-care. Marketed as a therapeutic solution to maladies such as anxiety, muscle pain and even epilepsy, popularity in cannabis...

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European Investment Waits for Green Light Before Entering Cannabis

European Investment Waits for Green Light Before Entering Cannabis

Despite forecasts predicting Europe’s inevitable dominance of the cannabis markets, a vague regulatory stance in EU member states is still a major obstacle. But, as political leaders put trials in place to better explore the sector, more and more entrepreneurs are waking up to the possibilities in cannabis. From cultivation and ancillary services to packaged...

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What Europe Can Learn From Canadian Cannabis Companies

What Europe Can Learn From Canadian Cannabis Companies

Although recreational cannabis has been legal for over a year in Canada, the country is still facing a number of regulatory hurdles. For firms in Europe, it’s critical that they keep a close eye on how businesses like Aphria, Canopy Growth and Tilray react under such conditions.  Related: The Most Profitable Business Sectors Within the European...

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Cannabis Edibles in Europe — Bigger Than Smoking Marijuana?

Cannabis Edibles in Europe — Bigger Than Smoking Marijuana?

To many people, smoking marijuana is no longer cool. Marijuana smoke is notorious for smelling awful and smoking could damage your lungs. As more European consumers are no longer consuming cannabis for the thrill of it, the popularity of cannabis flowers is waning. However, cannabis edibles seem to be on the rise in Europe. Related: Europe...

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