Q1 European Cannabis Industry Update Report

While the American cannabis industry deals with both unparalleled opportunity and new risks, Europe is setting itself up for a spring that is going to be verdant. The ongoing drumbeat for reform in countries across the continent is bringing both money and high-grade medical product into the market. Even if […]

Mainstream Media Picks Up On Cannabis

The British online newspaper, The Guardian, has just begun to cover cannabis. The regular feature, part of their “society” section, is clearly attempting to cover cannabis a bit more consistently and regularly as the California rec market begins to gain (legal) steam. The writer now helmed to lead this effort […]

Brits Waste Tons of Money on Policing Weed—But Not as Much as We Do – High Times

One of England’s important political parties, the Liberal Democrats, just announced that one million hours are annually wasted policing the country’s ban on weed. The Liberal Dems gathered this data from official sources, reported the Independent. Research showed that a total of 87,247 police caseloads were opened in 2015—that amount […]

British Prime Minister Says Marijuana Leads to Suicide – High Times

Britain has some of the strictest prohibitions on cannabis of any English-speaking country. Somehow, America’s special friend has figured out a way to be more draconian on pot than the United States. Medical marijuana is a distant dream—research is overseen and approved by the Home Office, the law-and-order arm of […]

Researchers Look at Cannabis to Help Treat Children’s Brain Tumors – High Times

Urged on by intelligent, proactive parents who were buying cannabidiol (CBD) online to give to their children with brain tumors, British scientists are now investigating whether, or how, CBD can be used to shrink brain tumors in children—a fact the parents have already confirmed. “Increasingly families are using CBD, often […]

Real Harry Potter Busted for Pot – High Times

Will the real Harry Potter please get off your Firebolt and show the officer the contents of your Hogwart’s backpack?!? A 19-year-old muggle in York, England, whose parents obviously named him after the most famous wizard in the world, was recently arrested for possessing and selling weed. Harry Potter was stopped […]

Why Britain Needs to Join the Club and Legalize Weed – High Times

Britain is looking longingly at the green rush going on across the pond, despite the possible roadblocks our new administration in Washington might throw down in the future. Notwithstanding the clever spots some London pot growers have chosen for their gardens—Legoland, an empty storage unit just yards from a police […]