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Spanish Doctor Launches Cannabis Research Hub Amid Push for Reform

A new cannabis research observatory in Spain is giving patients hope for improved information about—and access to—cannabis.

Italian Cannabis Reform in Question Following Prime Minister’s Resignation

Last month's constitutional reform vote has thrown into question the fate of a cannabis legalization bill being considered by the country’s parliament.

Saracinesco, a Tiny Hemp Capital off Italy’s Beaten Path

Almost a thousand years after pirates arrived, Saracen Mountain has become a sort of Mecca for cannabis and hemp lovers from all over Italy.

First Vape Lounge for Cannabis Patients Opens in Rome

Canapa Caffé's founders want to give Rome's cannabis patients a place to consume besides their homes. The only problem: It's still illegal.

State of the Leaf: Election Wins Push Texas Toward Reform

Lawmakers in the Lone Star State have introduced six cannabis reform bills, California patients get a tax holiday, and Denver readies for onsite consumption.

Despite Obstacles, Italian Cannabis Supporters Optimistic on Legalization

Italian lawmakers are considering whether to ease restrictions on cannabis and greenlight cannabis social clubs.

Cannabis Under the Volcano: A Visit to the Naples Hemp Fair

Buoyed by a supportive Naples mayor and a thriving hemp community, Canna in Mostra is helping to change the cannabis conversation.

Italy’s New Medical Cannabis Bill Aims to Address Old Obstacles

With lawmakers set to debate adult-use legalization later this year, a group of Democratic Party members has introduced an updated medical bill.

Cannabis R&D in Italy Is Building Momentum

With cannabis returning to the mainstream, Italy is stepping up research and development, in large part to serve the its fledgling medical cannabis program.

A Visit to ‘Leaves of Grass’ Cannabis Lounge in Bologna, Italy

The space is a lot of things: a restaurant, bar, beer garden, video bar, bookshop, and deli. It's also a sign of the changing times.

Survey Reveals How Italians Combine Cannabis and Sex

Scientists in Italy have started a research project to survey how people use both legal and illegal drugs to enhance sexual experiences.

Italian Law Enforcement Join Push for Cannabis Legalization

The bill, which would create Europe’s first fully legal adult-use cannabis market, is set for debate in Italy's parliament later this month.

Fire on Fire: Italy’s Pikkanapa Festival Marries Cannabis and Chili Peppers

The Italian town of Jesi hosts an annual festival in celebration of two of the region’s hottest agricultural products: cannabis and spicy chilies.

Reggae in Venice: The Story of Italy’s Edgiest Pro-Cannabis Band

Pitura Freska jumpstarted Italy's reggae scene and became a voice for cannabis activists.

How an Ailing Artist Helped Unite Italians Around Cannabis

Fabrizio Pellegrini’s case has garnered an unprecedented wave of solidarity and support — and it could mark a turning point for the country.

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