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How Will Brexit Impact the UK Cannabis Community?

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Wacky Baccy From Brussels – And More Cannabis Flavoured Issues From The Front End Of Brexit There are many places where Brexit could absolutely affect the ability of British cannabis patients to obtain now legal by prescription medical weed. Whether Brexit will be good for cannabis patients in general is another matter. Hard to tell…

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HUGE News: Luxembourg to Legalize Cannabis

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New Center Left Government Announces Legalization On Its Agenda Cannabis is set to be made legal for recreational use in Luxembourg according to the new ruling coalition in Parliament. During a late November press conference held by the Socialist Workers Party, the Democratic Party and the Greens, the coalition partners announced that not only was…

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Just in Time to Beat Brexit? UK Producer Gets Danish License.

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London-based Indiva has just struck a $2.6 million deal that will give it access to the EU medical cannabis market. Indiva has signed a letter of intent with AEssence Europe, a subsidiary of a California-based hydroponics provider, to acquire a medical cannabis cultivation license in Denmark. Indiva Europe and AEssence will build a research lab…

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Canadian Global Dominance Continues, Wayland Invades the UK

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Federal legalization has given Canadian cannabis companies a leg up on the rest of the world and that dominance is spreading further into the United Kingdom. The Canadian cannabis company formerly known as Maricann (i.e. Wayland Group) has just made another European splash. European, technically, at least because the UK is still part of the…

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German Domestic Cannabis Cultivation Bids Delayed Again

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In what has become “normal” operating procedure, the “new” German tender bid deadline has been delayed again by BfArM (the German version of the FDA). As of this writing, the new “submission” deadline is officially the second week of December although that seems destined to roll too. Till when? Potentially as late as April of…

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First U.S. Cannabis Company Authorized To Operate In the EU

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November 15th was an interesting day in the European cannabis space. Not only did the German cultivation bid go into another delay, but the first U.S. company finally cracked the European Union market. Columbia Care LLC, a top medical cannabis company based in the U.S. announced that its license had been approved by Malta Enterprise….

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Danish Cannabis Pilot Program Reaching End of First Year, A Model for Others to Follow

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While it has gotten decidedly less English-speaking press than other countries in Europe on the front edge of cannabis reform, Denmark’s pilot four-year cannabis program is chugging along nicely and can help provide a model for other European Union nations. The four-year program was authorized to begin on January 1, 2018. Major Canadian cannabis companies…

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Big Canadian Producers Announce Major German and EU Moves

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As the German cultivation bid deadline ticks down, the big Canadian Licensed Producers (LPs) are solidifying their presence in Germany and far beyond across Europe. Two, in particular, have made major announcements last week, coming hot on the heels of Aurora’s Polish expansion. Canopy Growth Corporation, continues to move aggressively across Europe to solidify its…

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