Coalition parties in Luxembourg confirm plans to   legalise recreational cannabis.    Aurora completes its first medical cannabis shipment to   the Czech Republic.    Wayland Group enters UK medical   cannabis market.    Greek government plans for   medical cannabis exports.    Irish mother who paved the way for medical cannabis programme to   stand for election.    Denmark issued 1,571 prescription cannabis products in the   second quarter of 2018.    One in ten French adults consumed cannabis   in 2017.    New policy report urges Ireland to decriminalise   drug possession.       

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Antigua and Barbuda set to legalise cannabis for religious and   medical purposes.    Mexico’s COFEPRIS approves 38 cannabis products, 21 of which are   food supplements.    Key Brazilian Senate committee signs off on   medical cannabis bill.    ICC Labs opens medical cannabis production site   in Uruguay.    Khiron to launch CBD cosmetics brand   in Peru.    The solution to cannabis' energy problem could be in   South America.       

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Australian senator introduces a bill to legalise   recreational cannabis.    New Zealand’s medical cannabis bill has passed   a second reading.    Sydney-based THC Global to import medical cannabis products   to New Zealand.    CannTrust ships CBD oil capsules to Australian university hospital   for clinical trials.       

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     South Korea becomes the first country in East Asia to legalise   medical cannabis.    US lawmakers close to passing a bill that would federally legalise   industrial hemp.    Thailand’s National Legislature approves the first draft of a   medical     cannabis bill.    Bermuda will allow domestic   medical cannabis cultivation  .  Lesotho’s costly cannabis cultivation licences are forcing smaller producers   underground.    Massachusetts dispensaries sell $2.2 million of recreational cannabis in   first five days.    Health Canada revokes Ascent Industries' federal   cannabis licences.    Indian government scientists announce research into   medical cannabis.       

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Ancient viruses contributed to the evolution of   hemp and cannabis.    The University of BC commences study on making safe and effective   cannabis drinks.    Improved cannabis access needs to be considered   by medical surgeons.       

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


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     Oceania's cannabis industry is in an exciting phase of development with Australia poised to become the production powerhouse in the region and New Zealand considering the legalisation of both medical and recreational cannabis by 2020. This report provides the first comprehensive guide to the governing legislation and market data across the region.     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    
 
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     Europe is a complex fabric of nations, each with their own unique set of sensitivities and sensibilities. As Europe becomes the largest cannabis market in the world, investors will need to understand the complex landscape of opportunities and constraints.  Cannabis Europa draws on three thematic pillars to enable the analysis of European medical cannabis through different lenses: Political, Medical and Economic.   Sessions available in both English and French.     
 
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South Korea becomes the first East Asian country to legalise medical cannabis, while Luxembourg’s new government says it will legalise adult-use cannabis. Antigua and Barbuda are legalising cannabis for medical and relgiious purposes, while Australia and New Zealand’s legislatures are both considering cannabis bills.

     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Greece issues first two medical cannabis licences, with 12 more   expected this year.    Diminishing regulatory barriers are creating investment   opportunities in Europe.    Israel's cannabis export law heads to parliament after months of   regulatory gridlock.    French political party   opposes   drug use fines and suggests   legalising cannabis    .      The Academy of Medical Cannabis   set to provide requisite   education for UK doctors.    Finnish patients are still finding it difficult to access   medical cannabis.    A new report finds that legalising cannabis could create 92,000 jobs   in Spain.    ICC International secures Portuguese hemp licence with   100% acquisition of Enigma.       

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Bill to legalise cannabis in Mexico is expected to move forward   without opposition.    Aurora closes $290 million acquisition of   ICC Labs.    Organto Foods acquires 100% of Colombian company   Medicannabis.     How cannabis legalisation in Canada affects Latin American   drug policy.    Concerns among growers as St. Vincent and the Grenadines discuss   cannabis bill.       

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     New Zealand Justice Minister says cannabis referendum details will be released   this year.    MP's bid to legalise recreational cannabis in   Victoria, Australia.    Canada's MYM Nutraceuticals set to acquire 49% of Australian firm,   Sumark Growth.    How growing medical cannabis could help to revive a Maori community in   New Zealand.    Bod Australia obtains export licence for cannabis-based   sublingual wafer.       

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Thailand set to legalise medical cannabis   by May 2019.    US FDA Commissioner says federal action on cannabis policy   is inevitable.    US Congressional Rep Joe Kennedy III calls for federal   cannabis legalisation.    Aker Biosciences shares surge after mentioning possible   'cannabis related' business.       

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     The number of cannabis studies is   rapidly increasing.    Pilot study examines cannabis as a treatment for   ocular pain in dogs    .    Increased hemp cultivation could help save the declining   bee population.       Canadian cannabis legalisation is allowing for increased scientific   research on cannabis.       

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


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     Oceania's cannabis industry is in an exciting phase of development with Australia poised to become the production powerhouse in the region and New Zealand considering the legalisation of both medical and recreational cannabis by 2020. This report provides the first comprehensive guide to the governing legislation and market data across the region.      
 
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Greece has issued its first two medical cannabis licences, and the recreational cannabis bill Mexico’s incoming interior minister introduced looks set to move forward without opposition. Thailand is looking increasingly likely to become the first Asian country to legalise medical cannabis, while cannabis reform around the world is allowing for more and and more scientific research on the plant.

     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     The Green Organic Dutchman acquires  HemPoland for   €30 million  .   British beverage giant Diageo reportedly in talks with Canadian  cannabis producers.   LGC Capital announces its Italian partner has begun planting cannabis  at its facility.   Israeli company Seedo teams with hip hop artists to market home-grow  cannabis “robot”.   What to consider when entering Europe's  cannabis market.   Creso Pharma expands UK presence after signing agreement with  Pharmacare Europe.      

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     European Parliament prepares a motion for a resolution on  medical cannabis.   Cannabis companies protest the Israeli block on medical  cannabis exports.   The number of Swedish cannabis users has reached a  record high.   Technology could play a role in the future of  cannabis regulation.         

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Israeli startup NRGene partners with Swiss Pure Cannabis to decipher  cannabis genes.   New study examines the role cannabis plays in treating  Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.   Cannabis oil could be beneficial in treating  canine arthritis.   Research suggests even parasitic worms have an  endocannabinoid system.      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Aurora in talks to buy Uruguay-based  ICC Labs.   Chemesis International agrees to acquire 80% of Puerto Rican firm  Natural Ventures PR.   Australia has seen a significant increase in the number of  cannabis patients.   Former CEO of Jamaica's cannabis licensing authority joins CROP’s  executive team.   Australia’s Cann Group begins  turning a profit.   Scythian Biosciences shifts focus exclusively to the  United States.   Little Green Pharma becomes first Australian company to sell  locally-grown cannabis.   Mexican courts refuse to decriminalise  cannabis possession.   Female-focused company Fleurish granted production licence by  Health Canada.   How MedMen conquered the Los Angeles  cannabis market.   Jamaica could be the next destination for  medical cannabis.   Activists in Seoul call on government for  cannabis reform.      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners is currently seeking sponsorship partners to support our thought-leading industry reports. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the latest research and insights into the European cannabis market and put your brand in front of the industries decision makers. For more information, please contact  info@prohibitionpartners.com .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Prohibition Partners are pleased to announce the release of the 3rd Edition of The European Cannabis Report™. The report explores the medical, recreational, and industrial cannabis industries across 28 key European states. Identifying the commercial, legal, and social trends affecting the European market, the report provides a detailed analysis into what will become the world's largest cannabis market.     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners is delighted to announce the launch of The European Country Panel, an online community of thought leaders in the European cannabis industry. This panel brings together selected members of the industry, representing over 28 countries, to share information, discuss ideas and develop new opportunities. If you are interested in joining the European Country Panel, please contact our Community Manager, Olivia Rutter, at olivia@prohibitionpartners.com .     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     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.

The Green Organic Dutchman acquires Polish CBD company HemPoland for €30 million, while British beverage giant Diageo explores investment options in the cannabis space. Meanwhile European Parliament prepares a motion for a resolution on medical cannabis, and a New study examines the role cannabis plays in treating Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Maricann completes first shipment of  cannabis to Germany .  LGC Capital announces supply of 500kg of dried cannabis to  Swiss cultivator Virdi .  Beverage giant Constellation Brands pours €3.4 billion  into Canopy Growth .  Aurora Cannabis ships mother plants to Denmark to begin cultivation at  Aurora Nordic .  IsCann announces strategic alliance  with Veritas .  German market accounted for €3 million of Canopy’s €22.1 million  Q1 growth .  GW Pharma stock stalls after revealing  Epidiolex pricing .  The Channel Island of Guernsey could soon establish a  thriving hemp industry .  More studies find legalising cannabis leads to a decline  in alcohol sales .     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     UN launches first formal review of the legal status of cannabis in  international law .  Maltese activist group speaks out against government's stance on  recreational cannabis .  Finnish pharmacy threatened with €50,000 for marketing  cannabis products.   Latvian Health Minister suggests Latvia’s society is not ready for  cannabis legalisation .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Roadside saliva tests for cannabis use  may be inaccurate .  Cannabis could prove to be a powerful treatment for inflammatory  bowel diseases .  Study finds male tobacco smokers see brain-wide reduction  in CB1 receptors .  Auscann completes successful trial of stable, orally administered  cannabis medicine .  FSD Pharma and SciCann launch research  program is Israel .  New drug approval could see improved research into cannabis  treatments for autism .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     American dispensary chain MedMen releases €3.5 million  ad campaign .  Aurora completes acquisition of  Anandia Laboratories .  Avicanna Inc. acquires majority stake in Colombian  medical cannabis firm .  Pure Global Cannabis announces expansion into  Latin America .  Medical cannabis is legal in Hawaii, but patient  access remains   limited .  Puerto Rico launches online portal for medical  cannabis licence registration .  Harborside announce €175 million reverse takeover plan with  Lineage Grow Co .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners is currently seeking sponsorship partners to support our thought-leading industry reports. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the latest research and insights into the European cannabis market and put your brand in front of the industries decision makers. For more information, please contact  info@prohibitionpartners.com .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Prohibition Partners are pleased to announce the release of the 3rd Edition of The European Cannabis Report™. The report explores the medical, recreational, and industrial cannabis industries across 28 key European states. Identifying the commercial, legal, and social trends affecting the European market, the report provides a detailed analysis into what will become the world's largest cannabis market.     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners is delighted to announce the launch of The European Country Panel, an online community of thought leaders in the European cannabis industry. This panel brings together selected members of the industry, representing over 28 countries, to share information, discuss ideas and develop new opportunities. If you are interested in joining the European Country Panel, please contact our Community Manager, Olivia Rutter, at olivia@prohibitionpartners.com .     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     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.

Maricann completes first shipment of cannabis flower into Germany, while elsewhere Aurora ships mother plants into Denmark to begin cultivation for Aurora Nordic. Meanwhile, the UN begins its first formal review into cannabis scheduling in international law, and dispensary chain MedMen launch a €3.5 million ad campaign.

     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     UK-based medical cannabis firm plans for 2019 IPO after raising  £2m in seed money .  Aurora has received a Letter of Intent from Malta Enterprise for  seed-to-pharma facility .  Together signs an agreement to supply €10m worth of  medical cannabis to Germany .  The German cannabis market is experiencing a  ‘blistering’ rate of growth .  A legal cannabis market in Europe opens  opportunities for multiple industries .  French tobacconists are pushing for the  right to sell legal cannabis .  Canadian cannabis giants are targeting the Italian market as  consumer demand grows .  Canadian medical cannabis producer moves one step  closer to German exports .        

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     UK doctors will be able to prescribe cannabis-based medicines  by Autumn 2018 .  Maltese pharmacies begin stocking cannabis but  patient access remains limited .  Medical cannabis users may be  criminalised in the UK  despite  support for legalisation .  [Video] Swiss minister considers pilot projects  to legalise cannabis .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     The illegal status of cannabis has  impeded modern medical research .  Cannabis ‘concussion pill’ shows promise for the  treatment of traumatic brain injury .  Study indicates that cannabis may help treat  sickle cell disease .  Cannabis beer may help drinkers avoid  cirrhosis of the liver .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Thailand could be the first Asian country to  legalise medical cannabis .  Aurora and MedReleaf close the world’s  largest cannabis merger .  Australia wants to become a top exporter of legal cannabis  despite low p  atient numbers .  The Lebanese parliament is preparing legislation for the  cultivation of medical cannabis .  The National Party sets out details for a new  medical cannabis bill in New Zealand .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners are pleased to announce the release of the 3rd Edition of The European Cannabis Report™. The report explores the medical, recreational, and industrial cannabis industries across 28 key European states. Identifying the commercial, legal, and social trends affecting the European market, the report provides a detailed analysis into what will become the world's largest cannabis market.     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners is currently seeking sponsorship partners to support our thought-leading industry reports. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the latest research and insights into the European cannabis market and put your brand in front of the industries decision makers. For more information, please contact  info@prohibitionpartners.com .     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Prohibition Partners is delighted to announce the launch of The European Country Panel, an online community of thought leaders in the European cannabis industry. This panel brings together selected members of the industry, representing over 28 countries, to share information, discuss ideas and develop new opportunities. If you are interested in joining the European Country Panel, please contact our Community Manager, Olivia Rutter, at olivia@prohibitionpartners.com .     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     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.

Germany is experiencing a ‘blistering’ rate of growth as Together signs a €10 million export deal. In a historic development, UK doctors will be able to prescribe medical cannabis by Autumn 2018 and Swiss politicians for cannabis pilot projects. Meanwhile, we have launched the European Country Panel, connecting Europe’s most influential players in the European cannabis industry.