Articles By Amel Brahmi

Coronavirus, Netherlands

The Netherlands: In a Pandemic, Rules for Cannabis Coffee Shops Are Rapidly Evolving

As the virus took hold, the outlets were closed. But when street dealers quickly moved in, the government began to rethink the situation.

Netherlands

The Netherlands: in Cannabis Coffee Shops, a Change is Coming

For decades, cannabis has been sold in coffee shops, but illegal to grow. A government experiment, approved by the Senate this week, aims to resolve that tension.

UK/Europe

UK Health Officials Approve Medical Cannabis Products

Sativex and Epidyolex were approved for reimbursement by the NHS for some conditions. But health officials say product costs are too high, and benefits too low, for patients with chronic pain.

France

A Medical Cannabis Experiment in France Is Officially Underway

The government will soon have data to determine whether to approve medical cannabis use for pain relief.