Spain

Fri
20
Apr

The 6 most advanced countries for marijuana research

The most advanced countries for marijuana research are using science to defeat the stigma while getting people the medicine they need.

It is commonly known that the U.S. is not apart of the most advanced countries for marijuana research. Due to its legal status, receiving funding for cannabis research has been proven quite difficult in the U.S. The government still holds restrictive policies and regulations on research that will look into the benefits and risks of cannabis, which is available to consumers in numerous states.

Mon
19
Mar

Canopy Growth completes genetics transfer to Spain and provides updates on operation

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) ("Canopy Growth" or "the Company") is pleased to confirm that it has successfully completed a transfer of 1,500 cannabis clones to its Madrid-based partner, Alcaliber SA ("Alcaliber"), completing the first phase of a partnership entered into by both parties (the "Parties") as announced on September 11, 2017.

Canopy Growth and Alcaliber enjoy a very strong and committed partnership which will continue to see Alcaliber producing cannabis genetics supplied by Canopy Growth subsidiaries for commercialization purposes.

Canopy Growth also wishes to clarify that, contrary to certain speculation, the Company is not in negotiations to acquire Alcaliber.

Fri
06
Oct

Know the infinite applications of hemp at Spannabis 2017

Spannabis, the most important cannabis fair in the world, ( both by number of visitors, participants, and accredited media ) will bring to Madrid the latest innovations of this great industry offering all attendees the opportunity to know firsthand the authenticity and value of products derived from the hemp plant.

Tue
12
Sep

3 Canadian cannabis stocks that are ready to breakout

Marijuana stocks remain a hot place to invest and the sector continues to attract new investors every day.

With over 400 publicly traded marijuana companies, finding value in the marijuana sector is not as easy as it sounds. With so many options, it is not as easy to find companies that have massive growth potential.

To simplify this process, we have highlighted three marijuana stocks that we believe every investor needs to be watching.

Reliq Health: Shares Rally as it Continues to Execute

The two months have been very significant for Reliq Health Technologies (RHT.V) (RQHTF) and the market has recognized the importance of these recent developments.

Wed
02
Aug

Why Will Europe Be Slow in Legalising Medical Cannabis

Drug policy usually moves like an iceberg: slowly. And while and it can be hard to turn, sometimes it changes course in an unexpected direction. In the case of cannabis or marijuana, it may be picking up speed, but there are rough waters ahead.

Tue
01
Aug

GEPCA: In Spain, Experts Are Presenting Their Proposal for Regulating Cannabis

In Spain, a group of drugs experts have established the GEPCA, a body which seeks to set up a comprehensive regulation for cannabis. This model already has the support of much of Spain’s cannabis movement and is set to make history. Find out more about this proposal.

The GEPCA is a group of experts set up in 2014 and tasked with devising a proposal for regulating cannabis in Spain. On 20 June they presented their model, which seeks to bring together the rights of individual users and non-users, and protect the most vulnerable groups. It also aims to reduce risks linked with consumption. In this article, we will discuss who they are and what they are offering in this historic proposal.

Thu
27
Jul

In Spain, experts are presenting their proposal for regulating cannabis

In Spain, a group of drugs experts have established the GEPCA, a body which seeks to set up a comprehensive regulation for cannabis. This model already has the support of much of Spain’s cannabis movement and is set to make history. Find out more about this proposal.

The GEPCA is a group of experts set up in 2014 and tasked with devising a proposal for regulating cannabis in Spain. On 20 June they presented their model, which seeks to bring together the rights of individual users and non-users, and protect the most vulnerable groups. It also aims to reduce risks linked with consumption. In this article, we will discuss who they are and what they are offering in this historic proposal.

Mon
03
Jul

Catalonia legalises marijuana consumption, cultivation and distribution

The government of Catalonia has legalised marijuana, making the autonomous Spanish region the latest part of the world to loosen restrictions on use of the drug.

The cultivation, consumption and distribution of cannabis will be permitted for members of designated clubs after the region's parliament voted to regulate them.

It follows a campaign which gathered 67,500 petition signatures, forcing a government debate.

Fri
16
Jun

Cannabis production in Spain increases according to official figures

Cannabis production in Spain has grown significantly in recent years with more than 300,000 plants seized in 2015 according to the latest European Drug Report from the EU drugs agency.

The last few years has not only seen an increase in drugs imported across the Medeterranian, but also in home grown production. eizures of cannabis plants grew by 40% in 2015.

The Spanish police took 379.846 plants out of the market in 2015, an amount only surpassed by those in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, according to new data released by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Tue
13
Jun

Madrid MMM2017: Sowing Change

For 21 years, The Madrid Global Marihuana March has been filling the streets of the city with pleasant smoke and more tangible and urgent demands. A good atmosphere where people ask and hope for change that is now felt imminent. 

Each year, for the past twenty-one years, the Global Marihuana March (abbreviated to MMM2017 in Spanish) brought thousands of people into the streets of Madrid, mixing celebration and people’s demands. Different currents from the cannabis movement tried to convey unity and demanded legal change, in a moment when many regulation processes are in abundance, and it seems as though no one wants to be left out of the picture.

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