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Don’t Miss ICBC Zurich and Cannatrade! One Week Away!

Big things are happening for the cannabis community in Europe and around the world, and Switzerland is no different!  While the Swiss no longer enjoy “grey market” cannabis sales they once enjoyed not that long ago, the government is poised to go beyond the legal production and sale of high-CBD cannabis and products that are

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Could Switzerland Lead Europe On Recreational Cannabis Trials?

There has been a great deal of speculation about what the “Swiss exemption” might do to spur cannabis reform in Europe. There have been talks of pilot trials not to mention pharmacies offering both recreational product and pharmaceutical grade cannabis. And then of course there is the huge success of the “Cannabis Lite” market (CBD)

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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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Canadian Cannabis Giant Makes a Huge Investment in Europe

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The global cannabis community is growing closer and closer, and the International Cannabis Business Conference has had a front row seat over the last five years as federal policies around the world have opened up commerce across national borders. Canadian companies have benefitted the most, taking advantage of the Great White North’s progressive policies to

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ICBC Zurich and CannaTrade Two Weeks Away!

Switzerland has a long history as a drug policy pioneer and even allowed “grey market” cannabis sales in recent history thanks to a loophole in the Swiss Narcotics Act. While that loophole has been closed, the Swiss government has legalized the production and sale of high-CBD cannabis and products that don’t exceed 1% THC. With

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Swiss Federal Commission for Addiction Issues Endorses Legal Cannabis

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Drug policy reformers in the United States have long looked to Europe as an example of progressive policies to end the harms of the failed Drug War. Switzerland has been an innovative pioneer, but has somewhat fallen behind other countries on cannabis, currently implementing just limited decriminalization and medical policies, although a definite leader on

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European Commission Presidential Candidate Supports Cannabis Legalization

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The nations comprising the European Union have made great strides advancing progressive cannabis policies over recent years, as we’ve seen countries decriminalize personal possession (even allowing limited sales, although in a rather unregulated manner) and legalize medicinal use. However, differing policies, both at the nation and EU level complicates matters for consumers, patients, and industry

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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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Former U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher to Keynote ICBC Zurich!

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Cannabis legalization has come a long way in the United States, currently enjoying record high support across  the political spectrum with supermajority support among Democrats and independents and even garnering majority support among Republicans, something that was unfathomable not that long ago. A pioneer among Republicans was former United States Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, who was

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