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

Barcelona Spain CannabisThe 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

Barcelona lawyersOur 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

España + Cannabis = Spannabis.

La 13ª edición de Spannabis, la feria más grande de Europa del cáñamo, cannabis y de las Tecnologías Alternativas, se celebró recién en Barcelona. Spannabis no sólo es la feria más consolidada del sector del cannabis en Europea y la más importante a nivel de negocio; también es uno de los eventos más importantes para

Spain Cannabis lawyersThe 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

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Spain’s cannabis laws have progressively liberalized to the point where Spain is now one of the most cannabis-friendly countries in Europe. Spain is a relatively decentralized country, with independent communities having a great deal of autonomy. Consequently, each region can for the most part set its own laws regarding marijuana. Catalonia, where I am based,

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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