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All You Need To Know About CBD Regulations In Europe

All You Need To Know About CBD Regulations In Europe

With so much hype surrounding cannabidiol (CBD), from medical applications and skincare to investment opportunities and beyond, it can be difficult to hash out the truth around this curious substance. Not only that, but European entrepreneurs looking to enter the space are often faced with similar complexity from EU regulators. Put the two together, and...

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The 9 Best Countries to Grow Cannabis at Home in Europe

The 9 Best Countries to Grow Cannabis at Home in Europe

Growing your own cannabis is the best way to ensure the purity and quality of the product you are consuming. This is why many people seek to cultivate the plant on their own. However, due to the laws regulating cannabis in their country, many Europeans are facing heavy punishments when participating in this procedure. But...

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The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Portugal

The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Portugal

Portugal is world-renowned for decriminalising all illegal drugs back in 2001 and, thus, massively changing the legal situation of cannabis. Portugal’s different approach to the ‘war on drugs’ was seen as an absurdity at the time, but recent statistics show that the small Iberian country now has one of the lowest drug-induced mortality rates in...

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How Far is Spain From Legalising Marijuana?

How Far is Spain From Legalising Marijuana?

Slightly over a year ago, in October of 2018, the Spanish far-left political party Podemos proposed measures that would completely legalise cannabis throughout the entirety of Spain. However, even if Podemos’ plan to completely legalise cannabis would end up succeeding, the changes wouldn’t be implemented immediately and it would still be a long way until...

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The History of Cannabis Cultivation

The History of Cannabis Cultivation

The history of cannabis cultivation goes very far back, and people have been benefiting from cannabis plants in multiple ways ever since the plant was discovered. From medicine over food to biofuel, the possibilities are plentiful and researchers are set on discovering new ways to implement it into our daily lives. Every single nation on...

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How Far is the UK from Legalising Marijuana?

How Far is the UK from Legalising Marijuana?

The United Kingdom is estimated to have more than 3.6 million regular cannabis users as well as a marijuana black market that is worth around £4.7 billion. Additionally, the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis estimates that the cannabidiol (CBD) market in the UK, which is currently worth around £300 million per year, will be worth almost...

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The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Spain 

The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Spain 

Some cannabis tourists have declared Barcelona as the ‘new Amsterdam’, with better weather, more beautiful nature and cheaper prices. The Spanish pendants to the coffeeshops in Amsterdam are called ‘social clubs’ and they offer a variety of different strains, seats and entertainment facilities. But is cannabis really legal in Spain? What is the legal situation...

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The Legal Situation of Cannabis in France 

The Legal Situation of Cannabis in France 

There was a time when dozens of ‘CBD cafés’ suddenly opened up across France. While this event dates back to June 2018, the legalisation debate is still a very hot topic in France to this day. So, did cannabis already get legalised in France? What’s the legal situation of cannabis in France like today? Let’s...

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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...

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Penalties for Cannabis Use, Possession and Supply in Europe — Part 1

Penalties for Cannabis Use, Possession and Supply in Europe — Part 1

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...

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