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Pressure Mounts for Slovenia to Embrace Medical CannabisLukas Hurt - Published on January 11, 2017Read more
Facing growing pressure from patients and activists, the Central European country could finally see change in 2017.
Serbian Cannabis Leader Arrested Ahead of Public HearingLukas Hurt - Published on January 4, 2017Read more
Scheduled to give public testimony on the plant’s therapeutic powers, Dragan Alargić was jailed before he could make his legalization plea.
A European’s Take on Colorado’s Cannabis MarketLukas Hurt - Published on January 3, 2017Read more
We talk to Vladan M., a 29-year-old chemist from the Czech Republic who spent a week exploring Colorado’s cannabis market.
The Roots of Eastern Europe’s Medical Cannabis RevolutionLukas Hurt - Published on December 30, 2016Read more
In recent years, Eastern Europe has seen an unprecedented rise in the number of patients treating themselves with homemade cannabis extracts.
Bureaucratic Red Tape Frustrates Czech Cannabis PatientsLukas Hurt - Published on December 21, 2016Read more
Medical cannabis is legal in the Czech Republic, but complicated rules and supply issues have ground the system almost to a halt.
Meet Lumir Hanus, Who Discovered the First EndocannabinoidLukas Hurt - Published on December 13, 2016Read more
Leafly spoke with the scientist who first isolated what’s sometimes called “the bliss molecule” about the future of cannabis research.
How to Make Money Off US Cannabis Legalization Without Leaving EuropeLukas Hurt - Published on December 7, 2016Read more
Some inventive European cannabis enthusiasts have already found a way to capitalize on the end of prohibition happening across the pond.
Central European Legalization Efforts Gaining Political SupportLukas Hurt - Published on November 24, 2016Read more
Both the Czech Republic and the German city of Berlin could see the arrival of legal cannabis next year if efforts supported by political parties there gain traction.
Polish Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Reaches Parlimentary CommitteeLukas Hurt - Published on November 14, 2016Read more
Parliament has begun debate on new legislation that would make cannabis available to tens of thousands of Poles with a wide range of health issues.
Czech NGO Distributes Thousands of Free Cannabis Seeds Every YearLukas Hurt - Published on November 11, 2016Read more
In the Czech Republic, where cannabis is widely tolerated, these small acts of of civil disobedience are what locals call “legalization from the bottom up.”