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Germany to Legalize Medical Cannabis by Next Year

Germany will legalize will legalize medical cannabis by the end of next year, Federal Health Minister Hermann Gröhe has announced. The German cabinet agreed Monday to pass a measure to allow the medical use of cannabis for seriously ill patients who have consulted with a doctor and “have no therapeutic alternative,” according to a press …

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Lawmakers in Düsseldorf, Germany Approve Cannabis Legalization Pilot Program

Lawmakers in Düsseldorf, the 7th most populous city in Germany, have agreed to move forward with a plan to establish a recreational cannabis pilot program, which will allow cannabis to be grown and distributed to adults. Berlin, Germany’s largest city, is planning a similar program. The move is being pushed by a coalition between the …

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Thousands March in Berlin for Cannabis Law Reform

Berlin police estimate that over 8,000 people on Saturday marched in support of legalizing cannabis. The march took place as part of the 19th annual Hanfparade (hemp parade). Participants of the rally demanded the legalization of cannabis for medical, alternative energy and recreational purposes. They were joined by lawmakers from the Green Party, including MP …

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Berlin Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Approve Proposal to Legalize Nation’s First Cannabis Coffee Shop

By RT.com Berlin could soon be enjoying its very own legal marijuana, as the parliament of the trendy and hip Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district voted overwhelmingly in favor of a measure that could see the first legal coffee shop in the country. After barely a month in office, the then-newly elected Mayor of the area, the Green …

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