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Estonian Town’s New Logo? A Cannabis Leaf

The Estonian village of Kanepi announced this week it will adopt the cannabis leaf as its new symbol following a landslide outcome in an online poll.

UK Parliament Members Blame Own Party for Blocking Medical Cannabis Vote

“To my shame, my party … voted to sabotage this bill today,” MP Paul Flynn, who introduced a medical marijuana measure, told reporters.

England, a Holdout in Western Europe, to Consider Medical Cannabis Bill

Parliament on Friday will consider a bill to legalize medical cannabis. It's the furthest the UK legalization movement has come in years, but it's still a long shot.

Cash-Strapped Greece Sees Growth in Medical Cannabis

Greece says it's fast-tracking plans to legalize growth of medical cannabis, arguing that interest from investors could help efforts to pull the country out of years of crisis.

Two New Import Deals Hurry Medical Cannabis Into Australia

One of the most important pieces of Australia's medical cannabis puzzle—distribution—may finally be falling into place.

Proposal Would Make Medical Cannabis Available in Malta

The country's current law has so many restrictions that not a single Maltese had ever been treated legally with cannabis.

Poland Legalizes Medical Cannabis

After much debate, the Polish lower house of parliament voted to legalize cannabis for medicinal use, starting November 1, 2017.

High-CBD Cannabis Cigarettes Coming to Swiss Supermarkets

Alongside bread and cheese, shoppers in Switzerland will soon be able to purchase what's being billed as the world's first hemp cigarette.

Greece Will Legalize Medical Cannabis

After decades of prohibition, the nation is “turning its page," the prime minister says. It joins six other European nations with legal medical cannabis.

Catalonia OKs Cannabis Legalization, but Will Spain Let It Fly?

After a petition drive that gathered 67,500 signatures, the autonomous Spanish region of Catalonia has legalized the cultivation, consumption, and distribution of cannabis.

Dutch Voters Reject Far Right, Preserve Legalization’s Chances

Prime Minister Mark Rutte emerged as the winner. The cultivation legalization bill survived, but has fewer votes in parliament.

Dutch Lawmakers Extend Tolerance Policy to Cannabis Cultivation

Buying small amounts of cannabis at coffeeshops has long been tolerated, but cultivating and selling to the coffeeshops themselves has remained illegal.

Cannabis Drug Could Extend Lives of Brain Cancer Patients, Study Finds

A new cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical has extended the lives of brain cancer patients in a clinical trial.

German Parliament Greenlights Plan for Cannabis Prescriptions

German lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow some patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication.

Pressure Mounts for Slovenia to Embrace Medical Cannabis

Facing growing pressure from patients and activists, the Central European country could finally see change in 2017.

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