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The German Startup Scene is Making Room for Cannabis

The German Startup Scene is Making Room for Cannabis

As the German economy gears up to adopt cannabis, so, too, are the country’s small businesses and startups. With positive political attention, high demand for recreational cannabis and a booming startup scene, Berlin looks likely to profit the most. It is for this reason that the German entrepreneur Finn Age Hänsel is calling the city...

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Expert Compares European Cannabis to Tech in the 90s

Expert Compares European Cannabis to Tech in the 90s

Many companies are applying a similar investment thesis that is used in the technology sector to the emerging world of cannabis. The idea follows that one company will not do everything. Instead, the sector will be cut up into smaller, more manageable pieces, with firms delegating extraction, branding, and so forth to the relevant specialists....

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What’s in Store for the Cannabis Vaping Business?

What’s in Store for the Cannabis Vaping Business?

Vaping is the greatest revenue generator for the cannabis derivatives industry. Before the vaping crisis hit the cannabis industry, experts believed that vape sales accounted for almost a quarter of all cannabis sales in the U.S. And even though the vaping crisis suppressed the growth of the cannabis vaping industry for a while, it seems...

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European Cannabis Discourse Is Mostly Canadian, and That’s a Problem

European Cannabis Discourse Is Mostly Canadian, and That’s a Problem

Federal legalisation of cannabis in Canada has made overnight experts of a handful of commentators from the country. Now, as many feel the latest market pinch, these same experts are looking to bring discussions to Europe. Unfortunately, the EU speaks a much different language. Apples and Oranges Analysts have waxed poetic for the past year...

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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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