Portugal’s largest political party endorses cannabis legalization {$excerpt:n} The Social Democratic Party (PSD), the largest party in the Portuguese Parliament, has endorsed the legal regulation of cannabis. TalkingDrugs spoke with the MP behind the motion. The PSD holds more parliamentary seats than any other party, but remains in opposition due to the ruling Socialist Party’s alliance…

The Ever-Growing Importance of Protecting Cannabis Extraction Innovations {$excerpt:n} With legalization of cannabis for medicinal and adult use occurring rapidly at the state level, the industry is seeing a sharp increase in innovative technologies, particularly in the area of cannabis extraction. Companies are developing novel extraction methods that are capable of not only separating…

Greek parliament passes bill to regulate medical cannabis production {$excerpt:n} Legislators in Greece have approved a bill to regulate medical cannabis cultivation and distribution. On March 1, lawmakers voted in favour of the bill, which will allow licensed businesses to cultivate and process cannabis for medical purposes. Land for cultivation must be at least…

Medical cannabis one step closer to legality in Greece {$excerpt:n} Foreign investors are already planning to begin cultivation this year, with the Greek treasury hoping for high times ahead with tax revenues. The Greek government has passed a draft bill to leglise medical cannabis through the parliamentary committee stage, and the bill to allow…

Q1 European Cannabis Industry Update Report While the American cannabis industry deals with both unparalleled opportunity and new risks, Europe is setting itself up for a spring that is going to be verdant. The ongoing drumbeat for reform in countries across the continent is bringing both money and high-grade medical product into the market. Even…