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French Legalization Debate Ignores Race, Religion, Mass Incarceration

France’s brief experiment with CBD—not to mention the growing international trend toward reform—seems to have started a movement to legalize cannabis, which has been illegal since 1970.

Leafly’s European Medical Cannabis Conference Launches This Fall

It takes place in Berlin over two days in September.

Britain’s Medical Cannabis Wall Is Tumbling Down

Medical cannabis formulations are coming to England on an emergency basis in the next two weeks. The UK government decided this week to immediately begin accepting medical cannabis license applications from physicians.

Portugal Approves Use of Cannabis-Based Medicines

Portugal's parliament voted overwhelmingly Friday to give final legislative approval for the use of cannabis-based medicines.

Estonian Town’s New Logo? A Cannabis Leaf

The Estonian village of Kanepi announced this week it will adopt the cannabis leaf as its new symbol following a landslide outcome in an online poll.

UK Parliament Members Blame Own Party for Blocking Medical Cannabis Vote

“To my shame, my party … voted to sabotage this bill today,” MP Paul Flynn, who introduced a medical marijuana measure, told reporters.

England, a Holdout in Western Europe, to Consider Medical Cannabis Bill

Parliament on Friday will consider a bill to legalize medical cannabis. It's the furthest the UK legalization movement has come in years, but it's still a long shot.

Cash-Strapped Greece Sees Growth in Medical Cannabis

Greece says it's fast-tracking plans to legalize growth of medical cannabis, arguing that interest from investors could help efforts to pull the country out of years of crisis.

Two New Import Deals Hurry Medical Cannabis Into Australia

One of the most important pieces of Australia's medical cannabis puzzle—distribution—may finally be falling into place.

Proposal Would Make Medical Cannabis Available in Malta

The country's current law has so many restrictions that not a single Maltese had ever been treated legally with cannabis.

Poland Legalizes Medical Cannabis

After much debate, the Polish lower house of parliament voted to legalize cannabis for medicinal use, starting November 1, 2017.

High-CBD Cannabis Cigarettes Coming to Swiss Supermarkets

Alongside bread and cheese, shoppers in Switzerland will soon be able to purchase what's being billed as the world's first hemp cigarette.

Greece Will Legalize Medical Cannabis

After decades of prohibition, the nation is “turning its page," the prime minister says. It joins six other European nations with legal medical cannabis.

Catalonia OKs Cannabis Legalization, but Will Spain Let It Fly?

After a petition drive that gathered 67,500 signatures, the autonomous Spanish region of Catalonia has legalized the cultivation, consumption, and distribution of cannabis.

Dutch Voters Reject Far Right, Preserve Legalization’s Chances

Prime Minister Mark Rutte emerged as the winner. The cultivation legalization bill survived, but has fewer votes in parliament.

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