Marguerite Arnold is a veteran cannabis industry journalist, covering the market from Germany since 2013. Her new book, Green II: Spreading Like Kudzu about the inside story of the first German cannabis cultivation bid is now on sale in English and being translated into German.
The father of three minor children has been forced to report to jail every night for his role in organizing the Spanish cannabis club movement and pressing for further reform. This is his interview, as he learned that his monumental cannabis human rights case was just lost at Strasbourg.
April 2, 2021
The trend on reform, globally, is beginning to pick up pointers from successful legal challenges in places like Canada and Mexico as well as Europe– namely that access to cannabis is literally a constitutional right.
March 31, 2021
German companies are hawking dronabinol as the generic “cannabis drug” in the domestic pharmaceutical market. Instead, the markups they are building into the supply chain are name brand prices. This is problematic – here is why.
March 24, 2021
The country just to the east of Germany is moving forward on cannabis reform, but everything is still a massive struggle.
March 22, 2021
Few people know Dr. Franjo Grotenhermen outside of the German cannabis industry, but he is a leading voice in the discussion about cannabis acceptance in Europe.
March 16, 2021
Spain is on the cutting edge of not only domestic reform, but much wider European change right now... and in a fundamental way.
March 15, 2021
Lux99, near Cologne is an innovative German cannabis apotheke—one of the earliest cannabis speciality pharmacies in the country. Meet the founder.
March 9, 2021
There are many models now afoot in different regions of the world to create a regulated cannabis infrastructure that works—but there are large gaps and differences depending on where you are.
March 8, 2021
Peter Homberg is not the only cannabis lawyer in Europe, but he is one of the most influential.
March 5, 2021
The arrest of a couple in a hotel room on Valentine’s Day on drug trafficking charges seems to be the final impetus the island nation needed to take the recreational step.
March 2, 2021
As medical cannabis distribution moves into its next phase in Germany, a new breed of specialty pharmaceutical grade distributors have begun to dot the landscape. They don’t resemble anything like their U.S. and Canadian counterparts. This is a look at three of them.
February 24, 2021
European regulators warm up to natural CBD in cosmetics as large regulatory changes begin to occur and take hold in the vertical if not beyond it.
February 22, 2021
The Brexited City of London is now allowing cannabis firms to trade on the exchange – what will be the impact in the UK if not the EU beyond that?
February 16, 2021
The French, at long last, have decided to move forward on validating cannabis as medicine – and they are doing it differently than anyone else in Europe so far.
February 15, 2021
The German city is piloting a new, national training program for cannabis doctors in the hopes that more patients will get access to the drug via legal means.
February 12, 2021
The first attempt to federally regulate the cultivation of recreational cannabis in Holland goes down in flames over lack of coordination and faults at the federal level, along with local NIMBYism.
February 8, 2021
88 years after the Nazis came to power, the last vestiges of their influence are being rooted out of German culture, language, laws, and science. Cannabinoids are on the leading edge of that.
January 25, 2021