Tilray Announces Successful Medical Cannabis Harvest In Portugal; Provides Update On European Operations

CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Tilray Portugal Unipessoal Lda. has completed a successful harvest of medical cannabis at the Company’s European Union (EU) Campus in Portugal. Tilray’s EU Campus in Portugal is a multi-faceted production facility that includes indoor, outdoor and greenhouse cultivation sites, Read the full article…

Cura Partners Enters European Market With Plata Wellness To Distribute Select CBD Brand

UNITED KINGDOM: Cura Partners, one of the largest cannabis and hemp-based CBD consumer products companies in the world, is officially entering the European market (EU) through a distribution agreement with Plata Wellness. The agreement allows Cura’s Select CBD products to be available direct to consumers in legal markets across Europe via the website www.selectcbd.eu. Cura has appointed Read the full article…

Aphria Introduces First Cannabis Strains To Be Produced In Europe With Export To Danish Partner Schroll Medical

CANADA: Aphria Inc. completed its first transfer of plant cuttings from four of the Company’s cannabis strains to Denmark-based Schroll Medical, as part of the Company’s previously announced Strategic Partnership with Schroll. The shipment was completed under permits issued by the relevant health authorities, including an export permit from Health Canada, an import permit from the Danish Medicines Agency and a phytosanitary certificate from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.   “We are pleased to introduce the first four Aphria strains to be produced in Europe, through our strategic alliance with Schroll,” Read the full article…

New Report Details Growth Of Global Cannabis Market to 2023

IRELAND: ResearchAndMarkets.com has released the “Cannabis Market by Product Type (Flower, Concentrates), Compound (THC-Dominant, CBD-Dominant, and Balanced THC & CBD), Application (Medical and Recreational), and Region (North America, South America, Europe, and Row) – Global Forecast to 2023” report. Among the highlights: Growing medicinal application of cannabis is expected to drive the overall growth of the cannabis market Read the full article…

Europe’s Legal Cannabis Market Is A €56 Billion Opportunity

UNITED KINGDOM: A new report from industry advisors, Prohibition Partners, suggests that Europe will become the largest legal cannabis market in the world once all countries have introduced legislation and regulation over the next five years. Cannabis is set to become the major global industry of the post-digital generation. It will drive economic and employment growth as well Read the full article…

Tilray Receives License to Produce Medical Cannabis In The European Union

Company Announces €20 Million Investment to Build EU Campus and Begin Operations this Year PORTUGAL: Tilray has announced plans today to invest up to €20 million in a European Union Campus after receiving licenses from the Government of Portugal to import cannabis genetics and to cultivate cannabis for medical purposes. “Tilray’s EU Campus is another strategic Read the full article…

'First Ever' Bill Proposes Legal Cannabis In France

FRANCE:  France is no Amsterdam when it comes to marijuana laws.  In fact, it has some of the toughest possession statutes in Europe,  but a first of its kind bill proposed this week could change that. The lawmaker behind the legislation tells The Local why marijuana should be legalized in France. People smoking a joint Read the full article…

Cannabis To Be Consumed Legally In Public Next to Parliament

UNITED KINGDOM: The national organization for cannabis law reform, will be holding a static demonstration close to the Houses of Parliament on the 9th October 2013, commencing around midday. The purpose will be to protest the discriminatory laws whereby a medical cannabis patient from Europe is legally entitled to consume their herbal cannabis medicine in Read the full article…

Cannabis Cafes Could Set Up Shop In Berlin

GERMANY: When Monika Herrmann took office as Berlin Kreuzberg’s mayor in August, she made cannibis legalization a priority. It’s a topic igniting controversy in the city’s capital, especially with German federal elections set for Sept. 22.