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Leafly-Sponsored After-Party Caps Off Historic First Day of the Berlin ICBC

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It was very fitting that the first day of the International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin focused heavily on medical cannabis research as the German medicinal marijuana system just recently improved, paving the way for thousands of patients to utilize cannabis to improve their lives. It just made sense that the first day of the Berlin […]

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Israel Decriminalization Continues International Marijuana Progress

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This past week, another significant milestone was achieved in the international cannabis world. The State of Israel, which has likely contributed more legitimized scientific research on the cannabis plant than any other country in the world, including the discovery of THC itself, has officially decriminalized and stopped arrests for public cannabis consumption. After decades of […]

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ICBC in Berlin Brings Science to the Forefront

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The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) came to Berlin this April 10-12, 2017, and brought the best of global cannabis expertise with it! The event was unlike any other, and was an exclusive look into the most current and up-to-date happenings in Germany and Europe regarding cannabis policy, business, and perhaps most importantly, the science of medical cannabis. […]

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New German Cannabis Agency Sets Goals for 2019

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Last week, we reported to you that the Germany’s new medical cannabis law was made official, but few details about its implementation were available. Now, Germany’s “cannabis agency”, a newly created administrative body which overseen by the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM), promises to have Germany’s new medical cannabis cultivation program ready […]

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New Medical Cannabis Laws Now in Effect in Germany

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Germans woke up to a breath of fresh air and a new change in health policy took effect earlier this week when the new medical cannabis laws recently passed by German Parliament became official. Though Germany previously had allowed for some use of the plant by patients, the past law was extremely restrictive and burdensome, […]

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Will Legalizing Cannabis Make America Great Again or Will Germany Lead?

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US President Donald Trump gave his first address to the Houses of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, outlining his agenda for the next for years. Many agree the speech was by far the most eloquent and presidential the new head of state has sounded in public since taking office. Yet Trump’s words remain […]

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If Trump Tramples Marijuana Laws, Germany Set to Lead

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In 1996, California passed Prop 215, the Golden State’s medical cannabis law. Since that time the United States has set a global precedent for the advancement of cannabis policy, but the forward progression towards greater cannabis freedom could be compromised under a new federal policy, if U.S. Press Secretary Sean Spicer is to be believed. On […]

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The Netherlands May Significantly Improve Cannabis Cultivation Laws

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Seemingly everyday (even when there might be some concerning news), cannabis policy is moving forward around the globe. On Tuesday, the Dutch lower house of parliament voted to open up their cannabis laws. This follows on the heels of news that Dutch medical marijuana exports to Germany will increase. The Netherlands, long known as a global […]

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