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Medical Cannabis German Companies

Below is an overview of companies of note which are currently operating in the German market. This list is indicative and not exhaustive. Bedrocan is a producer of legal medicinal cannabis. It is Germany’s main cannabis importer (1,500 kilograms in 2018). The company’s headquarters are in the Netherlands.    Canopy Growth is a Canadian licensed producer that specialises in cannabis dried flower, oils, concentrates, softgel capsules and hemp. Canopy Growth was the first company to obtain a licence to produce medicinal cannabis for Germany via its subsidiary Spektrum Cannabis GmbH. In December, Canopy Growth acquired the Tuttlinger Storz & Bickel...

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Legality of cannabis recreational possession, by state in Germany

    Possession (not to be confused with consumption) of recreational cannabis is illegal in Germany. Consumption is not a criminal offence. However, possessing cannabis without having written authorisation is an offence as stated by the BtMG and can lead to up to five years in prison. The public prosecutor may, on the strength of section 31a of the BtMG, refrain from prosecution even without the consent of the court, if 1) he or she considers the offender's guilt to be minor, and 2) if there is no public interest in the offence and the narcotics were only intended for...

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Medical cannabis in Germany

Germany is the largest medicinal cannabis market in Europe and can be divided into two main submarkets: The pharmaceutical cannabis market, which represents cannabis-based pharmaceutical drugs. Germany allows the sale of most of these cannabis medications, including Sativex, Dronabinol and Nabilone. The medical market. Medical cannabis includes plant-based and plant-derived cannabis products. Germany has permitted the use of cannabis flower for medical purposes since 2017. The country’s medical cannabis programmes are still being developed; however, they will be among the most robust in Europe. Since March 2017, medical cannabis has been legal in Germany. Plants belonging to the genus Cannabis...

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5 Reasons to add CBD to your daily routine

  1. It can alleviate anxiety symptoms. Folks dealing with anxiety disorders who have tried marijuana in the past might have found that the substance intended to relax them actually catalyzed panic attacks. That’s due mainly to how it interacts with the body’s natural fight-or-flight response. But CBD oil actually does the opposite. It effectively eases feelings of anxiety and makes you calmer by suppressing this natural stress response of the body. 2. It can help people who suffer from mental trauma. A study published in Epilepsia found that CBD has anti-seizure properties, which could make it helpful in treating epilepsy and other mental health...

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CBD & reducing anxiety

Some of us naturally feel steady under stress, while others are prone to spiralling at the sight of an upsetting headline in the news. Most of us fall somewhere in the middle. And while we can all make certain lifestyle changes to keep anxiety in check, some of us are more predisposed to anxiety. That’s not necessarily a bad thing and in fact, with the right mind-set, it could be a strength.   The body, while imperfect, is actually pretty well designed. It’s designed to carry out the basic requirements and goals of a living being, which are more or less...

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