• Home
  • /
  • Author: Anthony Johnson

Exclusive Interview with Ben Arn of CannaTrade, the International Cannabis Business Conference’s Partner in Zurich

CannaTrade

Switzerland’s cannabis scene has flown somewhat under the radar internationally, but that is about to change. The innovative nation actually has rich cannabis culture. From the late 1990s until 2004, a “grey market” flourished as the cannabis community utilized a loophole in the federal narcotics law to engage in cannabis commerce. After the Swiss government…

Read More

European Medical Cannabis Sales Doubled from 2017 to 2018

Europe map

Unless you are living under a rock, you know that cannabis legalization, for both medical and adult use purposes, is moving forward nation-by-nation across Europe and around the world. European medicinal sales doubled last year, and we can expect growth to continue rather aggressively as progress begets progress. Germany has been the leader on medical…

Read More

Die Welt, One of Germany’s Most Influential Newspapers, Touts the International Cannabis Business Conference

icbc berlin

Germany’s medical cannabis program has grown by leaps and bounds and you don’t have to be too knowledgeable about Europe to know the influence that the German economy has on the region.  The International Cannabis Business Conference has grown right along with Germany’s cannabis market, and the Berlin event has become the conferences flagship with more than…

Read More

First German Cannabis Cultivation Bids Announced!

Cannabis plant

The German medical cannabis system has been an innovative pioneer in a few respects, helping thousands of patients get access to tested medicinal cannabis that is covered by their insurance programs. However, regulatory burdens and the lack of domestic cultivation have hindered the program, increasing prices and decreasing the availability of strains and products. The…

Read More

European Union Hemp Set to Increase THC Percentage

Hemp

Cannabis and hemp are obviously intertwined in reality and politically. Cannabis and hemp are the same plant, but politically and regulatorily, hemp has been classified as basically low-THC cannabis, with allowable THC percentages varying depending upon jurisdictions. In Switzerland, where the International Cannabis Business Conference will be holding its next event in conjunction with the…

Read More