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Our Barcelona office continues to keep tabs on Spain’s vibrant cannabis industry, which is different than anything going on in the United States, or anywhere else in the world for that matter. Last week, the 15th annual Spannabis conference showed that the country’s enthusiasm for marijuana has not diminished in the least, and that Spaniards continue to […]

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No ha sido fácil pero el Partido Republicano ha celebrado su primer éxito legislativo. A finales del año 2017, el Congreso de los Estados Unidos aprobó y el Presidente firmó la mayor reforma fiscal de los Estados Unidos en más de tres décadas. En comparación con los demás sistemas impositivos, el de los EE.UU es […]

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The Parliament of Catalonia just approved by a 118 to 9 vote a new law that (Ley de asociaciones de consumidoras de cannabis) that establishes legal standards for cannabis clubs. Up until now, cannabis clubs in Catalonia were protected solely by municipal regulations and they have to a large extent been operating in legal limbo. This new law gives […]

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As we have written previously (See Marijuana in Spain: Our on the Ground Report), the Catalonia region of Spain — particularly its flagship city of Barcelona, home of our Spanish outpost — is a major European cannabis hub. Despite this, the laws in Spain and in Catalonia and in Barcelona are complicated and their enforcement […]

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Our Barcelona lawyers have lately been receiving a steady stream of calls about producing and distributing cannabidiol-based products around the world, from Spain. Cannabidiol  (CBD) is a compound found in cannabis but unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the compound in cannabis that gives users a high, CBD is non-psychoactive. Studies suggest CBD can be effective in treating […]

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The thirteenth edition of Spannabis, Europe’s largest hemp, cannabis and “alternative technologies” event was recently held in Barcelona. Spannabis is not only the European cannabis industry’s most established trade fair; it is also one of the most important events for cannabis users in Europe, bringing the sector’s latest developments to the community. This past weekend […]

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En España, las leyes relativas al cannabis se han ido flexibilizando progresivamente hasta el punto de que España es ahora uno de los países más liberales respecto al cannabis en Europa. España es un estado relativamente descentralizado, y las comunidades autónomas tienen un alto grado de autonomía. En consecuencia, cada región puede establecer sus propias […]

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