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Medical Cannabis to be Sold at Pharmacies in Greece

Greece expects huge investments in the production of medical cannabis which the government hopes would add up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.67 billion) annually to state revenue, Minister for Development and Investment Adonis Georgiadis said. Speaking exclusively to Greek Reporter,...

Cannabis Can Prevent Covid-19 Infection, New Study Finds

New research indicates that the hemp compounds in cannabis are capable of stoping Covid-19 from entering human cells and infecting people. The study, which was published in the Journal of Nature Products on Monday, found that cannabinoid acids attach to...

Germany Takes Steps to Legalize Cannabis Following Malta’s Lead

Germany is preparing to legalize cannabis for recreational use. The country's coalition government announced on Tuesday that it would permit "the controlled sale of cannabis to adults for recreational purposes in licensed shops." The new proposal seeks to create a...

Malta First EU Nation to Legalize Cannabis for Personal Use

Malta became the first EU country to legalize cannabis for personal and at-home use on Tuesday. Malta's parliament approved a legal reform that gives citizens the ability to grow and possess specific amounts of marijuana. Citizens 18 and over can...

Medical Marijuana Approved for Production and Sale in Greece

The Greek Parliament voted in favor of a bill to legalise the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana in Greece on Friday. 

The Greek Marijuana Expert of Hollywood

Toula Poulopoulos, a Greek-American from Chicago, has become a marijuana expert in West Hollywood, California.

Canadian Company Obtains License to Produce Medical Marijuana in Greece

The Canadian company HEXO was recently granted a license to cultivate and produce medical marijuana in Greece. The company has already declared that it wants to become ''one of the top three global cannabis companies,'' and the authorization from the...

Inaugural Cannabis Expo Kicks Off in Athens

The first cannabis exhibition on Greek soil, opened on Friday at the Taw Kwon Do stadium in Faliro to raise awareness about the medicinal and industrial uses of the marijuana plant. The Athens Cannabis Expo 2018, running to January 14,...

Coast Guard Seizes 700 kilos of Marijuana in Sailboat Drug Bust Near Nisyros

About 700 kilos of marijuana were located and seized by the Greek coast guard on a Turkish-flagged sailboat on Friday, after authorities responded to a distress call issued by the vessel stranded southwest of the island of Nisyros. The wooden...

Greek Coastguard Seizes 2 Tons of Marijuana on Italian Yacht

Greek authorities announced that they have seized roughly two tons of Albania-grown marijuana on an Italian-flagged yacht destined for the Aegean Sea islands. The coastguard says the seizure followed a tip-off and took place early Friday south of the Greek...