Items tagged with germany and medical cannabis

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Big opportunities in Europe's cannabis market come with big risks [16.05.2018] Interest is running very high among cannabis entrepreneurs looking to capitalize on the prospect of an expanded European cannabis market. Europe is h...
Medicinal cannabis policies and practices around the world [24.04.2018] Although cannabis remains a prohibited substance worldwide, in recent decades a series of political, legislative and judicial processes in various pa...
From ‘skyrocketing’ demand to scepticism: one year of medical marijuana in Germany [08.03.2018] Since medical marijuana was legalized in Germany in March last year, an increasing number of patients are being prescribed the drug. But the healthca...
Drugs policy in Germany is a mess [01.02.2018] Nationwide legalisation of medicinal cannabis in Germany came into force in March 2017. But almost a year on, patients struggle to obtain the weed th...
Canadian weed companies are staking their claim in Europe [30.01.2018] Some of Canada’s biggest cannabis companies are expanding their presence in Europe through a series of strategic acquisitions, designed to secure a f...
Medical marijuana in ‘high’ demand with over 13,000 applications: report [10.01.2018] More and more people in Germany are applying for prescription cannabis and receiving reimbursements from their health insurance company. Ten months a...
Medical cannabis cultivation: could Germany be the next Canada or Netherlands? [14.11.2017] Despite the implementation of the legalization of medical marijuana in Germany in March, patients have been met with high prices, supply shortages an...
What a probable Jamaica coalition means for possible cannabis legalisation in Germany [05.10.2017] With the SPD out of the picture, Merkel will depend on two smaller parties, the Liberal Democrats (FDP) and Green Party ( Die Grünen ) to form a gove...
Six things to know about weed in Germany [20.04.2017] There's long been talk of fully legalizing cannabis in Germany, especially in the capital of Berlin. But how close is Deutschland actually to making ...
Doctors rejoice as Germany kicks off medical marijuana prescriptions [03.03.2017] Germany’s doctors are embracing the newly legal prescription of medical marijuana, which went into effect at the start of this month. “I predict a ce...
Why Germany just legalized medical marijuana [19.01.2017] Patients in Germany suffering from serious illness, such as multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, serious appetite loss or nausea from chemotherapy, will...
Five things to know about weed in Germany [24.11.2016] The debate about legalizing cannabis continues in Germany - court cases in recent years have granted permission to use the drug for medical purposes,...
Germany allows MS patient to grow cannabis in unprecedented case [02.10.2016] A court in Germany has allowed a patient to cultivate cannabis for medicinal purposes. Germany's Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfA...
German government to grow marijuana for medical use [03.05.2016] A proposal from German Health Minister Hermann Gröhe to allow seriously ill individuals increased access to medical marijuana was approved by the Ger...
Germany mulls state cannabis body for pain relief [31.10.2015] A so-called cannabis agency has been proposed in draft legislation put forward by the federal health ministry, the " Welt am Sonntag" newspaper repor...
In Germany, it's a painstaking path to medical marijuana [05.03.2015] Only few Germans are allowed to smoke marijuana to relieve pain. But that all could change. The federal government wants to prevent citizens from bei...
'High time' for medical marijuana in Germany [03.02.2015] Federal Drugs Commissioner Marlene Mortler said that seriously ill patients should have access to cannabis through their health insurance provider. "...
Court allows patients to grow their own cannabis [22.07.2014] When no alternative treatment to cannabis exists and buying the drug in a pharmacy is too expensive, home cultivation can take place, the Cologne Adm...
Ortsbeiräte fordern legale Verkaufsstellen [29.04.2014] Vor zehn Jahren startete in Frankfurt der Modellversuch, Heroin an schwerkranke Junkies abzugeben. Nun diskutieren Stadtparlamentarier über die Verte...

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