German market explodes on to European cannabis scene

Amsterdam was the undisputed European cannabis capital for many years. While Spain’s Catalonia and several other countries and regions are worthy of honourable mentions, Germany may be a serious contender to take the title. The country has been making large strides with new legal cannabis legislation. Since 2017, all German doctors are allowed to recommend […]

Is the cannabis industry about to boom in Africa?

The idea of legalizing cannabis in Africa, was to many an inconcievable one 10 years ago. The economic difficulties that came with with the Covid-19 pandemic has increased demand for new sources of revenue. Some African nations are now looking to cannabis. Many Africans have been subject to the harsh colonial and morality laws regarding […]

Lidl Introduces Cannabis Cookies In New Cannabis Range

Starting next week, Lidl will be selling “cannabis cookies” in Germany. The supermarket chain has reached a million euro deal with The Green Dealers.  These cookies will not be the only “cannabis” products that Lidl will sell. The German supermarket giant will offer 21 promotional products in total. These include cannabis energy drinks, hash brownies and more, […]

Supreme Court forces closure of Barcelona’s cannabis clubs

The ‘pioneering’ model has decreased street dealing and consumption in Barcelona. Both police and city officials agree on this. Howevre the 200 or so cannabis clubs you will find in Catalonia’s largest city will be closing after the Supreme Court closed a legal loophole that allowed it to become Spain’s cannabis capital. This is just […]

Will the United Kingdom see a green future as cannabis grows ever larger?

Around 15 years ago, the United Kingdom saw a rapid decline of smoking as a social norm activity. The United Kingdom introduced new laws banning smoking in public places between 2006 and 2007, with Scotland taking the lead. The House of Commons Health Committee recommended tougher restrictions than the Blair government had originally intended. It was made illegal to […]

Legal cannabis catches the eye of large tobacco company

The biggest tobacco company in The UK has said cannabis is part of its future, as it attempts to distance itself from traditional cigarettes. British American Tobacco, or BAT, has started to reduce the health impacts of their products in order to “accelerate” its transformation. BAT has signed a contract to study a new range […]

Morocco: Can cannabis be legalized as an export product?

Morocco is currently discussing a law to allow the export and cultivation of medicinal cannabis. This would be a huge advantage for many small farmers. The draft, however, is controversial. Morocco could soon be a much more prosperous export country. The parliament is currently considering a bill to legalize cannabis cultivation for medicinal purposes. If the legislation clears the […]

Is cannabis the new craft beer craze?

The latest trend in craft beverages is attempting to harness the power of Cannabis chemicals THC and CBD. Brewers Publications® has released their latest book. Keith Villa, the pioneering brewer who invented Blue Moon, has now refocused his efforts to cannabis beers with Ceria Brewing. “Brewing with Cannabis: Using THC and CBD in Beer”, is a must-read […]

420. April 20th. The international celebration of cannabis.

420 is a number associated most heavily with cannabis, although it has a rather vague meaning. It’s used to refer to cannabis and the act of consuming the drug. It also denotes April 20, the international celebration of wildly popular substance. Many people organize smoke-outs in local parks with friends or over with larger groups […]

Uber looks towards cannabis as it struggles to find its footing in billion dollar industry.

Uber has been rather sucessfully working its way into the delivery business with Uber Eats. In the podcast “I learned something again”, head of Uber in Germany, Christoph Weigler also discusses the likelihood that Uber will deliver cannabis to Germany’s doors. Uber Germany has been quiet. The company has now lowered its profile after years of […]