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Michael Knodt

Michael Knodt is Leafly's Germany correspondent. Born in Nordhessen, he has been living in Berlin since 1990. A certified carpenter with a background in history and journalism, he now makes regular visits to countries where hemp is cultivated. He served as editor-in-chief of Hanf Journal from 2005 to 2013 and now writes for numerous German and English-language publications. He is the face and presenter of, a popular program on hemp and its prohibition, as well as a proud father of two.

Articles contributed to Leafly

Berlin’s Cannabis Coffeeshop is Rejected but Inspires German Legalization Movement

The idea is a long way from being realized, but more German cities are joining in and developing their own plans for how to regulate cannabis.

Michael Knodt - May 12, 2016

German Medical Legalization Would Curb Home Grows, Keep Cannabis in Pharmacies

Without question the new law is a milestone for German patients, but it still leaves out important details, such as by ignoring the need for a wider range of medical strains.

Michael Knodt - May 4, 2016