Is Germany Legalising Cannabis

What is the Legal Situation in Germany?


Germany looks to be the first country in Europe to legalise cannabis and permit the recreational sale of cannabis, according to a coalition agreement for a new government that was made by 3 major parties this week.

Germany already has authorised legal cannabis for limited medicinal purposes. However, this is far too prohibitive in the vast majority of cases; other European countries such as the UK have followed suit in a majorly restricted way.

In Germany, the Centre-left Social Democrats, Green and Libertarian Free Democrats have confirmed acceptance of the plan to introduce legalisation during their four-year term to facilitate managed distribution of cannabis through specially licensed shops. After four

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