Five things to know about weed in Germany

The stoner holiday of 4/20 may not be as popular in Germany as in its homeland the United States, but weed is nonetheless a hot topic in Europe’s largest economy. For the hemp holiday on Monday, The Local shares five things you should know about weed in Germany.


4/20, Your 4/20: "Don't blame the police for doing their job"

The parallels between the injustices felt by the British during the Blitz and the persecution of cannabis smokers on 4/20 are plentiful, if a comparison is not too bold to propose. 

Acclaimed British author of Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, wrote many pieces on the topics of war, oppression, poverty, social injustice and inequalities throughout his life. The most poignant example of his social commentary must be the opening of his essayEngland, Your England, which he penned whilst German bombers were flying overhead during the Blitz in 1941. 


CannaTest: Putting cannabis bought in Berlin, Vienna and Valencia to the test

Cannabis News Network reporters from Berlin, Vienna and Valencia went out on the streets to buy cannabis from street dealers. By doing so, they try to get an idea of the quality by bringing over the samples to a testing facility. in Amsterdam.


3 Studies that show CBD may help Anxiety

The significance of anxiety as a genuine ailment does not resonate with the entire population. However, to those who experience the unpleasant inner turmoil that accompanies anticipation, anxiety can be a constant struggle.


Germany’s Deutsche Cannabis Partners with Chicago Based CannaFundr

First International Marketing Partner for Cannabis Investment Collaboration

Chicago, IL, April 13, 2015 --( CannaFundr, a premiere online investment platform for the cannabis industry, announced today an exclusive partnership with Deutsche Cannabis AG, Europe’s first publically traded investment firm focused on legal marijuana related companies. The agreement will help facilitate investment into the cannabis industry internationally, while driving private capital towards advancing the economic goals of marijuana, as well as the entrepreneurship and infrastructure required to support it.


Citizens desire: Genuine cannabis shortly in Stuttgart

If it goes to the will of the people, cannabis will be freely available in Stuttgart soon. So wants the application in the current participatory budget, which reached the 15th place on debut.

Stuttgart. Cannabis is the most commonly used illegal substance in Germany. Around two million people regularly refer to the joint. The main active ingredient of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol, THC for short. Inhaled, the plant substance triggers a rush feeling. Cannabis acts in three ways: muscle relaxing, soothing and effective against nausea and vomiting.


Europe Cannabis: "Morocco" is "out" - "Indoor" is "in"

As for the European market for cannabis (EMCDDA), according to the result of the EU drugs agency in Lisbon in recent years there is a major change: "Morocco" is virtually "out", "indoor" plantations are "in". The Cannabis plants are increasingly grown locally for the local market. This is especially dangerous for those behind the smuggling are bypassed.

The numbers have changed little in recent years. For example, 24 percent of the Viennese have at least once consumed hemp products, 13 percent within the past three years, six percent in the last 30 days. This is what the "drug monitoring study" found in the past year.

Consumption pervades all age groups


German Health News In Good Shape Interview On Cannabis As Medicine

Prof. Markus Leweke is a medical doctor at the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany, he's conducting research on pharmacological treatments for neuropsychiatric disorders, with a focus on cannabinoids.


5 Studies that Show Cannabis May Prevent Alzheimers

Recent studies have indicated that Alzheimers is now the 4th biggest fear amongst the UK public, afterCancer, Debt and Knife Crime. This is an indication of the severity of a disease which results in nearly 500,000 deaths worldwide every year.


Germany's Pharmaceutical Market Value will Crawl to $65B by 2020

While Germany is the leading pharmaceutical market in Europe, valued at $58.6 billion in 2014, the sector will expand at a modest Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 1.7 percent to reach an estimated $65 billion by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

The company’s latest report states that Germany is a mature market with high healthcare expenditure and pharmaceutical production. Indeed, cost-saving government policies will be the largest barrier to future growth.


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