Am 26. September 2021 haben die Deutschen einen neuen Bundestag gewählt. Die daraus resultierende sogenannte Ampel-Koalition besteht aus der SPD, Bündnis 90 Die Grünen und der FDP. Nach 16 Jahren Merkel und der konservativen CDU/CSU-Regierung scheint das Land bereit für einen Wechsel. Die kommende Regierung verspricht nichts weniger als eine Modernisierung des Landes.
Following confirmation that German's incoming traffic light coalition plans to fully legalise adult-use cannabis and thereby create Europe's first regulated market, in its largest and most influential economy, Linda Lichtmess outlines what to expect next.
Consumers, the medical community and regulators are beginning to re-examine a range of previously taboo substances. The rehabilitation of these substances – cannabis, nicotine and psychedelics amongst them – will create a new transgressive wellness and form part of our collective health and wellbeing in the years to come.
As global cannabis industry leaders gathered at the International Cannabis Business Conference in Berlin in late August our overarching reflection was of an industry that is - if not maturing - entering the end of its beginning as a legitimate mainstream commercial force. Ultimately, the nature and potency of that force will be determined as much by the industry’s collective ability to address consumer needs as by the intricacies of compliance and complexities of operations.
Latin America is expected to be the second fastest-growing region for cannabis over the next five years. In this episode, Shane MacGuill, global lead of nicotine and cannabis, joins Erwin Henriquez and Rodrigo Mattos, two of our cannabis experts based in Latin America, to discuss the current landscape, emerging trends and opportunities for cannabis in the region.
Companies across drinks, nicotine and cannabis are attempting to reimagine social occasions during recovery from the global pandemic, while their consumers are striving to manage and improve their sense of wellbeing by taking a more mindful approach…