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.

     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     Europe's legal cannabis market will be worth €115 billion within  10 years  .   Cannabis business technology company Cannvas announces expansion  into Germany  .   Malta approves Maricann's license to manufacture finished dose  medical cannabis  .   4,000 legal cannabis plants uprooted on legal cannabis farm in  Switzerland  .   Arev Nutrition to acquire German Deutsche Medizinal Cannabis and  BC Bud Depot  .      

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


     German government to re-start cannabis cultivation  tender  .   Irish Department of Health launches medical cannabis  information repository.   UK ACMD recommends rescheduling  some forms of cannabis  .   What you need to know about the recent raids on CBD shops  in France  .    51% of the British public think cannabis should be regulated like  alcohol and tobacco  .   Northern Irish girl granted long-term licence for the use of  medicinal cannabis  .      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Test can predict consumers’ genetic probability towards  adverse reactions to cannabis  .   Study shows even low CBD extracts can be effective at  reducing seizures  .   Research suggests that phytocannabinoids can stop cancer cells  from dividing  .      

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     Aphria acquires Latin American and Carribean cannabis assets from  Scythian  .   New York Department of Health reccomends the  legalisation of cannabis  .   Tilray first cannabis business to complete an IPO on a major  US stock exchange  .    How legalising cannabis cultivation could transform Lebanon's  ailing economy  .    Khiron appoints former Mexican President Vincente Fox to  board of directors  .    Philadelphia university offers cannabis medicine and pharmacology  grad programmes  .       

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     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.     

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
          
             
                  
             
          
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


    

  

  	
       
      
         
          
             
                  
             
          

          

         
      
       
    

  


     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.

The German government has announced that they are going to re-start their cannabis cultivation tender as the UK’s Advisory Council the Misuse of Drugs recommends rescheduling some cannabis-based medicines. Prohibition Partners’ European Cannabis Report™ predicts that Europe's legal cannabis market will be worth €115 billion within 10 years.

     

  

  	

			 

  			 

  				 
               
  					 

  					 
             

  				 

  			 

        

  		 

  	

  


      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.