Germany might pivot to ‘cannabis legalization light’ amid EU pushback
The German government might be having second thoughts about its plans to pursue full-fledged adult-use cannabis legalization in Europe’s largest economy.
Germany imports record amount of marijuana, but growth slows
Germany imported a record amount of marijuana for medical and scientific use in 2022, according to new data from the country’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices.
Denmark medical cannabis sales mostly on the rise, but pilot program sputters
Denmark’s medical cannabis sales took a breather in 2022 after experiencing consistent growth for half a decade, according to new data from the Danish Health and Medicines Authority.
Switzerland nears launch of recreational cannabis trial
Switzerland’s government is one step closer to its yearslong effort to launch a trial program involving the sale and consumption of recreational cannabis.
Germany confident EU will approve rec cannabis legalization blueprint
German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach has expressed confidence that the country’s plan to legalize recreational cannabis might soon overcome one of its biggest hurdles – European Union approval.
Raphael Mechoulam, ‘father of cannabis research,’ dies at 92
Hebrew University Professor Raphael Mechoulam, considered the “father of cannabis research,” has died in Israel.