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The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Norway

The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Norway

Norway is the land of fjords, mountains, glaciers and stunning landscapes. Norway’s national parks offer some of the most spectacular views in Europe, so many tourists who are going to Norway and are cannabis enthusiasts would like to get baked and enjoy nature at its best. Related: How Far is Sweden from Legalising Marijuana? But are...

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The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Denmark

The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Denmark

Denmark is quickly becoming one of the largest cannabis growers in Europe. As of the 2nd of March, 2020, the Danish government has authorised more than 40 cannabis companies to cultivate and handle marijuana in order to produce medicinal-grade products. Related: The Legal Situation of Cannabis in the Czech Republic  But what’s the legal situation of...

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How Far is Sweden from Legalising Marijuana?

How Far is Sweden from Legalising Marijuana?

Sweden has some of the harshest cannabis laws in Europe, yet the Swedish government holds stocks in two of the largest marijuana companies in the world — Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth. Related: The Legal Situation of Cannabis in the Czech Republic  At the moment, many European countries are taking small but sure steps towards legalising...

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The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Belgium

The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Belgium

Belgium is the land of famed chocolates, tasty waffles and complicated cannabis laws. Even though more than 10 percent of Belgian young adults aged 15 to 34 admit to using cannabis at least once in the past year, cannabis is still illegal in Belgium. Related: The Legal Situation of Cannabis in France  As a tourist, you...

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The Legal Situation of Cannabis in the Czech Republic 

The Legal Situation of Cannabis in the Czech Republic 

Prague, the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic, has been called the ‘Amsterdam of the East’. Tourists often see the city’s liberal laws and relaxed stance on cannabis as an invitation to light up, but what is the legal situation of cannabis in the Czech Republic? Related: The Legal Situation of Cannabis in Switzerland...

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What can Europe Learn from Cannabis Laws in Canada?

What can Europe Learn from Cannabis Laws in Canada?

As data continues to roll in from North American policymakers on the state of cannabis, European countries should be taking notes. Although the recent wave of legalisations has been far from a perfect success, some experts are happy to report that they got at least a few things right. From limiting harmful advertising, stepping out...

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The Story of Mexican Cannabis Cartels Begins in China

The Story of Mexican Cannabis Cartels Begins in China

The difficulty in identifying exactly how much money the Mexican drug cartels make from cannabis and other ventures lays in the fact that this money is undocumented. Only through estimations and successful drug raids can economists put a figure on all the black money these groups make. That being said, it isn’t difficult to see...

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In a Post-Communist Albania, Cannabis Is King

In a Post-Communist Albania, Cannabis Is King

Albania’s history is one that shows a country eager to emerge from an uncertain post-communist era. With these ambitions, especially those of pursuing a capitalist society, came a host of growing pains. From failed pyramid schemes and the influence of local and foreign chapters of the mafia to the widespread poverty of farmers, Albania holds...

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CBD is Still a Novel Food in Germany

CBD is Still a Novel Food in Germany

On March 3, 2020, the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) announced that Germany would be backing initiatives to lift cannabidiol (CBD) products from the novel foods list. The cannabis media space quickly swelled with relevant headlines, celebrating a new milestone for the industry, with people claiming that CBD is no longer a novel food in...

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The Important Role of Cannabis in the 2020 US election

The Important Role of Cannabis in the 2020 US election

Cannabis is one of the major topics of discussion in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. At the moment, the legislation around cannabis in the U.S. is still quite confusing. Most states legalised cannabis for medical use, and some legalised it for adult use or recreational consumption, but cannabis is still illegal at a federal level...