CROP signs agreement to cultivate 522,000 sq. feet of   ‘cannabis light’ in Italy.   Israeli firm Together Pharma moves cultivation  operation to Europe.   Maricann receives letter of intent  from Malta Enterprise.   The Institute of Economic Affairs has severely undervalued the  UK cannabis market.   Sativa Investments acquires UK lab PhytoVista, for  £435,000 from CEO.   Relevium Technologies secures CBD supply agreement  for European market.   Namaste seeks to expand  Israeli sales channels.   Following global demand, the number of cannabis cultivation facilities  is skyrocketing.   UK department store Harvey Nichols begins selling  cannabis skincare products.   As  cannabis whisky  emerges, are beverages the future  of cannabis consumption?   Constellation Brands sees $700 million gains since  Canopy investment.   A look into Israel’s upcoming  cannabis tech.      

  

  	

  		 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     UK opposition leader calls for the  decriminalisation of cannabis.   Switzerland is to propose pilot programmes for medical cannabis  by 2019.   UK chief medical advisor calls for all forms of medical cannabis  to be legalised.   French police detain four after raids on stores  selling ‘cannabis light’.      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Canada announces $1.4 million CAD in funding for  cannabis research projects.   Study suggests cannabis oil may help  treat diabetes.   Italian study finds Sativex alleviates pain in people  suffering from MS.   Is cannabis an effective treatment  for depression?   A look at how distillation can be used to create high-quality  cannabis oil.   OWC Pharma completes first part of safety study on  cannabis topicals.      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Mexico's president elect is considering  cannabis legalisation.   CARICOM heads consider ending cannabis prohibition  in the Caribbean.   Canopy Growth announces  Latin American subsidiary.   Zimbabwe to begin rolling out its first medical  cannabis products.   The Australian government’s crackdown on cannabis  likely to be defeated.   Aurora receives cannabis sales licence  from Health Canada.   Auscann raises $25 million USD  in investment.   Survey suggests the majority of Australians support  decriminalising cannabis.      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners is excited to announce the launch of ‘Medical Cannabis in Europe - The GMP Standards Guide’, in association with Orion GMP Solutions. The Guide is used by manufacturers and legislators to understand the complex network of regulations that will shape the European cannabis market.     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	

  		 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     You can now look back on every issue of European Cannabis Weekly and read the stories that have helped shape the European cannabis industry over the past year.     Click here to catch up on any stories you may have missed.

Crop signs an agreement to cultivate over half a million square feet of ‘cannabis 'light’ in Italy, while elsewhere Maricann receives a letter of intent from Malta Enterprise, allowing them to move ahead with licensing. Meanwhile, Switzerland’s government proposes medical cannabis pilot programmes and the UK opposition calls for cannabis decriminalisation.

     

  

  	

  		 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Cannabis is the biggest threat to the global  drinks industry.   Organigram invests €8.5 million into Serbian hemp grower  Eviana Health.   Are edibles the next big investment  opportunity for the cannabis industry?   Legalising cannabis could boost UK tax revenue by up to  £3.5 billion annually.   New report suggests medical cannabis market share  will plunge in 2018.      

  

  	

  		 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Three reasons legal cannabis will soon be  available   in the UK.   UN panel releases first documents on  THC pre-review.   Denmark’s Christiania market stops  selling cannabis.   UK MP calls for cannabis legalisation for  ‘sake of public health’.   Portuguese ethics council opposes  self-cultivation legislation.   Spanish court seeks regulation for  home-cultivation of cannabis.      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     World Health Organisation releases report  on cannabidiol.   Can cannabis aid  Lyme disease recovery?   Cannabis treatments show early promise in treating  inflammatory bowel disease.   What are the biggest roadblocks for  medical cannabis   regulation?   Danish hospital to test cannabis treatment  on arthritis patients.      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Legal cannabis shops could be open in  Canada by late summer.   Is Africa the next big  cannabis market?   Auscann ramps up South American operations  after second harvest in Chile.   Lebanon makes strides in  cannabis research.   FloraMed Holdings acquires Colombian seed-to-sale  facility CannaMed.   Japan approves its first cannabis  advertising campaign.   [Video] A look inside the world’s largest cannabis  farm in Canada.      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners is excited to announce the launch of ‘Medical Cannabis in Europe - The GMP Standards Guide’, in association with Orion GMP Solutions. The Guide is used by manufacturers and legislators to understand the complex network of regulations that will shape the European cannabis market.     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	

  		 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     You can now look back on every issue of European Cannabis Weekly and read the stories that have helped shape the European cannabis industry over the past year.     Click here to catch up on any stories you may have missed.

A new study finds that legalising cannabis could boost UK tax revenue by up to £3.5 billion per year, while the global drinks industry, suggests cannabis is its single biggest threat. Meanwhile, after weeks of raids, Denmark’s Freetown Christiania market finally concedes and stops selling cannabis. Also in the news is an early test suggesting that cannabis could effectively treat symptoms of Lyme disease.