2020 Cannabis Guide

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Global Cannabis Guide Launched

We are very pleased to announce the release of the World Law Group (“WLG”) Cannabis Guide 2020. This guide provides a brief overview of laws and policies regarding the use of cannabis in various jurisdictions and briefly outlines information on the most important legal issues, from relevant legislation and general information to special requirements and risks. Please note that it provides general information only and does not claim to be comprehensive. Laws in this area are quickly evolving. Please share with those in your firm and interested clients.

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Legal Update
Date Posted: December 21, 2023

The Law covers the use of cannabis in medical, industrial and scientific fields and will come into force six months after its publication.

Legal Update
Date Posted: September 26, 2023

The German Federal Ministry of Health's draft for the Cannabis Law proposes to reclassify medical cannabis, removing it from the Narcotics Act to simplify its dispensing and accessibility for patients, while maintaining stringent control and safety standards.

Legal Update
Date Posted: April 27, 2023

The object of the programme is to offer patients a lawful way of testing treatment with medicinal cannabis, if they have experienced no benefits from authorised medicines and thereby to respond to patients’ self-medication by way of illegal products.