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German Cannabis Community Celebrates Another Great Hanfparade

Despite a little cold and rainy weather, a great crowd turned out this year for the 21st annual Berlin Hanfparade (or “Hemp Parade”) last Saturday, August 12th. According to Michael Knodt, writer for Marijuana.com and speaker at the April 2017 International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin, the turnout for this year’s event was brimming with…

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ICBC in Berlin Brings Science to the Forefront

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The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) came to Berlin this April 10-12, 2017, and brought the best of global cannabis expertise with it! The event was unlike any other, and was an exclusive look into the most current and up-to-date happenings in Germany and Europe regarding cannabis policy, business, and perhaps most importantly, the science of medical cannabis….

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New German Cannabis Agency Sets Goals for 2019

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Last week, we reported to you that the Germany’s new medical cannabis law was made official, but few details about its implementation were available. Now, Germany’s “cannabis agency”, a newly created administrative body which overseen by the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), promises to have Germany’s new medical cannabis cultivation program ready…

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New Medical Cannabis Laws Now in Effect in Germany

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Germans woke up to a breath of fresh air and a new change in health policy took effect earlier this week when the new medical cannabis laws recently passed by German Parliament became official. Though Germany previously had allowed for some use of the plant by patients, the past law was extremely restrictive and burdensome,…

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If Trump Tramples Marijuana Laws, Germany Set to Lead

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In 1996, California passed Prop 215, the Golden State’s medical cannabis law. Since that time the United States has set a global precedent for the advancement of cannabis policy, but the forward progression towards greater cannabis freedom could be compromised under a new federal policy, if U.S. Press Secretary Sean Spicer is to be believed. On…

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Canadian Cannabis Companies Eyeing German Marijuana Market

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The expansion of Germany’s medical cannabis laws has understandably gotten a lot of international attention. Germany is one of the world’s economic and political leaders, so major marijuana developments around bound to cause ripples around the globe. Responding to the increase in demand for medical cannabis by German patients, more marijuana will be imported from the Netherlands and…

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Germany’s Medical Marijuana Law Vastly Improved

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Last Thursday, some seriously ill patients in Germany breathed a sigh of relief when lawmakers in the lower house of Germany’s Parliament unanimously approved a measure which would improve accessibility to medical cannabis. The law will allow doctors to prescribe cannabis for some serious illnesses without forcing patients to go through the current rigorous and…

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German Medical Cannabis Law Set to Improve in 2017

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Unlike in the US, current German laws allow doctors to prescribe cannabis – but only after all other conventional therapies have been exhausted. Soon, medical doctors in Germany will begin writing prescriptions for medical cannabis to patients as they see fit. Currently, patients must complete a complicated application to the BfArM, which can take up to…

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Kauai Early Bird Tickets Good Through Nov. 10, 2017

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San Francisco Early Bird Tickets Good Through Jan. 17, 2018

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Berlin Early Bird Tickets Good Through March 21, 2018

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