German Medical Cannabis – A Model For Europe, As Prices Fall {$excerpt:n} The success of the robust German medical cannabis program is an example for the rest of Europe, claims a newly-formed lobby group. As patients in other European jurisdictions struggle to access cannabis medicine, Germany is leading the way with over 142,000 prescriptions…

New Research Highlights Europe’s Glaring CBD Differences {$excerpt:n} The French are the most skeptical of CBD whilst their Swiss neighbors are the most engaged, new European research has revealed. The findings from New Frontier Data found French respondents are least likely to agree that CBD had valid medical uses – at 46% – nine…

6 Billion Reasons To Get Into The European Cannabis Market {$excerpt:n} The European cannabis market is predicted to become a $136 billion industry by 2028, according to the fourth European Cannabis Report that was published by Prohibition Partners. This is more than four times the projected market value of the U.S. cannabis market, which is estimated…

Will This Be The Largest Hemp Farm In Europe? {$excerpt:n} Details are emerging on proposals for a massive outdoor hemp farm and processing facility near the German city of Dresden in Europe. The German HempCo’s plans are centred around 1,235 acres of prime agricultural land (over 50 million sq ft) with an option for…

Canadian cannabis cultivators spy opportunity in Europe {$excerpt:n} The European Union’s nascent medical cannabis market is ready to expand with Canadian cannabis cultivators. New Frontier Data estimates that the potential European market for legal medical cannabis exceeds $42bn (~€38.02bn).1 Currently, Europe does not cultivate enough cannabis to supply the existing and growing demand. In…

European Hemp Farmers Feeling Hampered By EU’s Low THC Limit {$excerpt:n} Since 1999, after intense lobbying from unions representing French farmers, the THC limit for European hemp has been capped at 0.2%. Yet two decades hence, that standard is being blamed for negatively impacting the viability of the European hemp industry. For instance, adoption…

Cannabis sales in EU raise billion for crime gangs {$excerpt:n} Europeans spent at least 11.6 billion euros (£9.9 billion) in 2017 on illegal cannabis purchases, confirming marijuana as the largest drugs market in the 28-country European Union, the bloc’s anti-drugs agency said on Tuesday. In its annual report, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs…

2019 Was A ‘Year Of Stagnation’ For Europe’s CBD Market {$excerpt:n} Regulatory blockages are stymieing the growth of the European CBD industry, says one of the continent’s leading experts. Antonin Cohen has been involved in the European CBD and cannabis industry for the last decade, initially as an activist and later an entrepreneur. He…

Cannabis companies are eyeing the opportunities in Europe {$excerpt:n} The North American cannabis market is going through growing pains and companies focused on making profits from the new green gold experienced major losses. Meanwhile, in Europe, the emerging cannabis sector opens up new opportunities of expansion to companies like World High Life PLC (NEX:LIFE).…