Surprisingly, a new report shows the UK was the biggest legal cannabis producer in 2016. Elsewhere, big tobacco eyes up a piece of the cannabis market and Canopy look for further acquisitions in Europe.
German police associations calls for decriminalisation as Portuguese health experts weigh in on the cannabis debate. Meanwhile Greece is fast tracking cannabis legislation in a bid to boost economy. Our customary country review investigates the new cannabis legislation in Turkey and how they aim to combat international narco-trafficking.
The world's largest cannabis merger begins to take shape as North American firms look to Europe. On home soil France looks to soften drug laws but fends off legalisation discussions and Germany and Italy struggle with shortages. This weeks country review looks at Serbian patients fights for medical cannabis.
Italy begins selling high CBD cannabis as Danish doctors remain in the dark about cannabis prescriptions. In a watershed moment for athletes, the World Anti-Doping Agency removes CBD from the prohibited substances list. We discuss Croatias pioneering role in eastern european cannabis in this week's country review.
New studies show cannabis can be used in psychosis as Epidolex gets FDA approval. Meanwhile, Canadian giant Canopy Growth targets Europe and South America for international expansion. The first country review of the year analyses Austria's cannabis system and how the government is jeopardising its success.