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CannaTrade is one of Europe’s oldest cannabis fairs and is host to the winners of the Canna Swiss Cup. (Image courtesy of Derrick Bergman)

Legal Cannabis In Switzerland: Between Hype And Hope

Forget chocolate, cheese and Rolexes — there’s a new industry on the rise in the Alps. Switzerland is home to one of Europe’s oldest cannabis fairs. CannaTrade launched in 2001 and this year’s event, held last April, was a memorable one. The three-day festivities took place in Zurich, the nation’s biggest city that’s not only […]

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Dutch Government Reveals New Details Of Cannabis Growing Experiments, Coffee Shops React With Caution

The Dutch government has revealed new details about the experiment with regulated cannabis production to supply the country’s iconic coffee shops. The experiment will last four years and a commission has been installed to design and monitor the legislation. However, coffee shop proprietors are warning against too many rules and restrictions, and too little diversity. […]

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