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.


Investing in the Marijuana Sector - SmallCap Investor Interview with Invest In MJ

Vin Maru from speaks with Joe Brunner from SmallCap Investor about the legal cannabis market, how investors can participate and the general outlook of the marijuana industry.

The interview was filmed at the PDAC 2015 Conference where Vin was invited to speak about the marijuana sector and provided strategies and opportunities for the investment community. 

Interview Topics include:


OK pot trades in Germany

A Lumby company hoping to procure a medical marijuana licence is expanding its investment opportunities.

Common shares of True Leaf Medicine International are now listed and trading on German stock exchanges in Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich. The stock is being traded under the symbol TLA.

This comes on the heels of an announcement last month that the stock would be trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol MJ. 

True Leaf states in a news release that the new listing in Germany will provide the company with increased visibility for its activities in all European capital markets.

Company CEO Darcy Bomford anticipates the investment community in Europe will be interested in his company.


In Germany, it's a painstaking path to medical marijuana

It's pain week here in Germany. And one of the topics being discussed is medical marijuana. Right now, only very few Germans are allowed to smoke marijuana to relieve pain. Meet Lars Scheimann, one of them...


Germany's Greens for Cannabis Legalization

Berlin: There is movement in the debate on the legalization of cannabis. The Greens now submit a design that protects children, possession and regulated trafficking - and the State also brings taxes.

The Greens want to legalize cannabis - under strict conditions and for adults only. It was necessary to create a controlled and regulated system that protect children and young people under 18 years of age.

Green Party Vice Katja Dörner stated at the presentation of the draft "Cannabis Control Act."


Germany says yes to grow-your-own therapeutic cannabis

A landmark ruling has taken place in Germany, where the cultivation of cannabis for therapeutic use has been authorised for the first time. In practice, this means that patients taking marijuana-based medicines can grow the plants for their own treatment. This was established by the Administrative Court of Cologne, which upheld the appeal of three patients (out of five who had filed a case) against the Federal Institute for Drugs (BfArM).


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