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The Meteoric Rise of the Mary Jane Berlin Hemp Fair and Festival

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We here at the International Cannabis Business Conference have experienced the dramatic rise of the cannabis community in Germany firsthand and we are not alone. One of our allies, Mary Jane Berlin, producing one of Europe’s top hemp events has also been apart of the explosion of cannabis into the German mainstream. Mary Jane Berlin…

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Luxembourg Poised to Lead Europe Toward Cannabis Legalization in 2020

As cannabis-friendly locales in Amsterdam and the Netherlands have helped change the European (and global) culture towards cannabis, regulations are needed to ensure that governments fully embrace legalization and harmful arrests can be curtailed. Uruguay and Canada have helped lead the way towards ending prohibition, as have several states in the U.S., while Germany has…

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First Latin American Cannabis to Be Exported to Germany and Europe

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In three short years, Germany has become a major leader in the European and international medical cannabis system, quickly becoming the continent’s biggest market and helping set the standard on testing and medical insurance coverage. It’s probably no coincidence that the International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin established itself as the largest industry B2B in…

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263 Million Cannabis Consumers and Taxation – A Delicate Balance

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With 263 million estimated global cannabis consumers and a total addressable market of $344 billion (illicit and legal combined), cannabis is poised to make a material impact on the global economy. As the cannabis markets in Europe, Latin America, Asia and even Africa are beginning to take shape, one commonly overlooked regulatory detail is the…

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2019 ICBC Berlin Overview Video Featuring Dr. Mechoulam & More!

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The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in Berlin was such an epic success and we couldn’t be happier with how it went. It is rather amazing how quickly ICBC Berlin established itself as not only our flagship event, but also the biggest business-to-business (B2B) cannabis industry event in Europe. We were so thrilled to have Dr….

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European Medical Cannabis Sales Doubled from 2017 to 2018

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Unless you are living under a rock, you know that cannabis legalization, for both medical and adult use purposes, is moving forward nation-by-nation across Europe and around the world. European medicinal sales doubled last year, and we can expect growth to continue rather aggressively as progress begets progress. Germany has been the leader on medical…

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Die Welt, One of Germany’s Most Influential Newspapers, Touts the ICBC

Germany’s medical cannabis program has grown by leaps and bounds and you don’t have to be too knowledgeable about Europe to know the influence that the German economy has on the region.  The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) has grown right along with Germany’s cannabis market, and the Berlin event has become the ICBC’s flagship with more…

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Watch the ICBC Barcelona Video Featuring Damian Marley and More!

The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) kicked off its 2019 European trek with a team-up with Spannabis in Barcelona. Immediately establishing itself as the biggest business-to-business (B2B) cannabis industry event in Spain, ICBC Barcelona exceeded everyone’s expectations. Collaborating with Spannabis, a legendary expo known around the globe as one of the go-to cultural fairs for…

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Watch Dr. Raphael Mechoulam’s Keynote Address at the 2019 ICBC Berlin

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Dr. Raphael Mechoulam’s historic scientific research kicked off a scientific revolution that helped lead to medical cannabis laws being implemented and eventually legalization taking root across the globe. The man aptly known as the Godfather of Cannabis Research first revealed the structure of CBD all the way back in 1963. In 1964, his research team…

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Germany, Switzerland, UK, & More: Big European Cannabis News Abounds

The forces currently shaping the European cannabis map are intriguing this spring and from several directions. For the latest developments in Europe and across the globe, there will be no better place learn and network with those leading the way, than at the International Cannabis Business Conference in Zurich with Cannatrade. In the meantime, here…

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