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German Police Group Calls for Decriminalizing Cannabis

The head of the BDK organization, which represents criminal police, says that the group favors a “complete decriminalization of cannabis consumers.”

Central European Legalization Efforts Gaining Political Support

Both the Czech Republic and the German city of Berlin could see the arrival of legal cannabis next year if efforts supported by political parties there gain traction.

Germany and Austria Are Pouring Billions into Cannabis Prohibition

Even in tolerant cities like Berlin, authorities have stepped up enforcement of cannabis prohibition. It's not working, and it costs taxpayers a bundle.

Hemp-Infused Beers a Hit Among European Palates

Cannabis and beer: Can they go together? In the heart of Europe, definitely.


BERLIN (AP) — The head of an organization representing German police is calling for the consumption of cannabis to be decriminalized. Germany has allowed some…

Join Leafly at Hanfparade, Germany’s Biggest Cannabis Festival

Germany's high hopes for cannabis reform will be on display Aug. 13 as advocates descend on Berlin for a peaceful demonstration to legalize the herb.

Mary Jane Berlin

May 27-29, 2016 Berlin, Germany

Germany Will Legalize Medical Cannabis Next Year, Health Minister Says

Hermann Groehe is expected to submit draft legislation that would license patients and establish regulated cultivation sites in Germany by as soon as next year.