Cannabis News Europe


on May 30, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

Cannabis users rush to darknet to stock up for lockdowns, EU report says

Submitted by Marijuana News Cannabis users appear to be stocking up via the darknet to avoid shortages while under lockdown during the coronavirus outbreak, the European drug agency said in a report. The Lisbon-based agency analyzed thousands of reviews on three major darknet market sites between January and March and found that restrictions on movement appeared to have triggered an increase in activity of around 25% during the period. The majority of buyers were looking for cannabis, Europe’s most commonly used illicit drug. “The cannabis market is a large one and many regular cannabis users may have decided to...

Submitted by Marijuana News Cannabis users appear to be stocking up via the darknet to avoid shortages while under lockdown during the coronavirus outbreak, the European drug agency said in a report. The Lisbon-based agency analyzed thousands of reviews...

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on May 1, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

European Industrial Hemp Organisation: industrial hemp in Europe

Submitted by Marijuana News European Industrial Hemp Organisation Managing Director Lorenza Romanese details the current status of Europe’s hemp industry. The European Industrial Hemp Organisation (EIHA), based in both Brussels and Cologne, was officially founded in 2005; and is the only Europe-wide industrial body serving the hemp sector. Lorenza Romanese, Managing Director of the EIHA, details the current status of the hemp industry in Europe and the implication of future reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy. What are the main challenges currently facing Europe’s hemp industry? Hemp, as any other sector, has to be considered as a worldwide market....

Submitted by Marijuana News European Industrial Hemp Organisation Managing Director Lorenza Romanese details the current status of Europe’s hemp industry. The European Industrial Hemp Organisation (EIHA), based in both Brussels and Cologne, was officially founded in 2005; and is...

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on May 1, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

Do European CBD Products Contain THC Without Consumers Knowing?

Submitted by Marijuana News The popularity of products infused with cannabidiol (CBD) has increased exponentially in recent years. Chances are if a consumer or patient can think of a commercially available food product or topical rub-based product that doesn’t contain CBD, there’s an equivalent product available that does contain CBD. The cannabis plant is composed of dozens of cannabinoids, however, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) was the focus of researchers for decades and other cannabinoids, including CBD, didn’t receive as much attention. In recent years CBD has received a dramatically increased level of attention from researchers. THC is still a popular study...

Submitted by Marijuana News The popularity of products infused with cannabidiol (CBD) has increased exponentially in recent years. Chances are if a consumer or patient can think of a commercially available food product or topical rub-based product that doesn’t...

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on May 1, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe Featured

Can Europe learn from Germany’s approach to cannabis?

Submitted by Marijuana News Exploring regulation and policy in Germany, the world’s third largest legal cannabis market outside North America. As of December 2019, Germany represented the world’s third largest market for legal cannabis-based products outside of North America. Since the country moved to legalise the prescribing of cannabis for medical use to severely ill patients in 2017, around 60,000 patients have received cannabis prescriptions through their health insurance providers. With the German approach to cannabis policy increasingly held up as a model for fellow EU Member States, MCN explores cannabis regulation in Germany. Law and policy While cannabis...

Submitted by Marijuana News Exploring regulation and policy in Germany, the world’s third largest legal cannabis market outside North America. As of December 2019, Germany represented the world’s third largest market for legal cannabis-based products outside of North America....

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

The CBD craze is about to roll over Europe

Submitted by Marijuana News While CBD seems to be everywhere and do everything in North America, from treating anxiety disorders in pets to putting the glow back in your complexion, in Europe, it is just hitting the radar. That’s probably because the legal framework in Europe surrounding CBD is so confusing. Each country in the European Union (EU) has different laws for CBD, despite the fact that they share the EU umbrella. Strain Insider has reported that the regulations between countries can be tricky. Those regulatory challenges are holding back cannabis and CBD companies from making major inroads in...

Submitted by Marijuana News While CBD seems to be everywhere and do everything in North America, from treating anxiety disorders in pets to putting the glow back in your complexion, in Europe, it is just hitting the radar. That’s...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

3 Major European Cannabis Markets Investors Need To Be Watching

Submitted by Marijuana News During the last year, we have seen a significant shift in the cannabis sector to where the market is considerably more focused on the international opportunity. Although Canada remains a great opportunity, the market is saturated, and distribution is limited. For this reason, we have seen a significant increase in the number of companies that are focused on the cannabis market in the European Union (EU). With a population that is twice the size of the US, we are bullish on the cannabis opportunity in the EU and believe that this will be the next...

Submitted by Marijuana News During the last year, we have seen a significant shift in the cannabis sector to where the market is considerably more focused on the international opportunity. Although Canada remains a great opportunity, the market is...

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on March 17, 2020 in Cannabis News Europe

CBD market on course to grow 400% in Europe alone

Submitted by Marijuana News Over the next five years, the global CBD market is expected to accelerate to $23.6bn, according to Grand View Research and Europe’s CBD market is set to grow by 400%. The growth of the CBD market in Europe is thanks to the growing adoption of CBD infused products in industries such as pharmaceuticals, personal care, cosmetics, nutraceuticals, along with medical applications. CBD is seeing monumental demand in Europe. In Europe alone, the market is on course to grow 400% over the next four years, according to the Brightfield Group. According to New Frontier Data‘s EU CBD Consumer Report: 2019 Overview,...

Submitted by Marijuana News Over the next five years, the global CBD market is expected to accelerate to $23.6bn, according to Grand View Research and Europe’s CBD market is set to grow by 400%. The growth of the CBD...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

Will This Be The Largest Hemp Farm In Europe?

Submitted by Marijuana News Details are emerging on proposals for a massive outdoor hemp farm and processing facility near the German city of Dresden in Europe. The German HempCo’s plans are centred around 1,235 acres of prime agricultural land (over 50 million sq ft) with an option for expansion into a further 4,900 acres – 2,000 hectares. This would make it the largest hemp farm in all of Europe. Details on the plans have been unveiled by Canadian firm Eurolife Brands – which has recently stated its intent to focus solely on the European market. It says it has...

Submitted by Marijuana News Details are emerging on proposals for a massive outdoor hemp farm and processing facility near the German city of Dresden in Europe. The German HempCo’s plans are centred around 1,235 acres of prime agricultural land...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

5 Cannabis Stocks That Could Capitalize On The Booming EU Cannabis Sector

Submitted by Marijuana News Read entire article here. During the last year, the cannabis sector has been in the middle of a major transition that has been centered around the expansion into new markets. The European Union (EU) has been a point of emphasis for these cannabis operators and we are favorably on this strategy for growth. When compared to the Canadian and US cannabis markets, the opportunity in the EU is much less saturated and is in the early innings of a major growth cycle. Currently, the production of cannabis is not allowed in most of Europe and...

Submitted by Marijuana News Read entire article here. During the last year, the cannabis sector has been in the middle of a major transition that has been centered around the expansion into new markets. The European Union (EU) has...

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on December 30, 2019 in Cannabis News Europe

New Research Highlights Europe’s Glaring CBD Differences

Submitted by Marijuana News The French are the most skeptical of CBD whilst their Swiss neighbors are the most engaged, new European research has revealed. The findings from New Frontier Data found French respondents are least likely to agree that CBD had valid medical uses – at 46% – nine points less than the rest of Europe. They are also the most likely to believe that CBD should only be available with a doctor’s recommendation, at 49%, compared to 36% on the rest of the continent. Meanwhile, in Switzerland and Austria more than half – 53% – are positive...

Submitted by Marijuana News The French are the most skeptical of CBD whilst their Swiss neighbors are the most engaged, new European research has revealed. The findings from New Frontier Data found French respondents are least likely to agree...

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