Mr Ulrich Spiegel

Ulrich Spiegel

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Regulation of medical marijuana
Germany | 19 February 2020

Cannabis-containing finished medicinal products have been available on prescription in Germany for some time. In 2017 the amendment of various acts permitted the state-controlled cultivation of cannabis and allowed the production of cannabis-containing medicinal products in pharmacies. This article provides an overview of the legal framework applicable to cannabis products – especially cannabis-containing medicinal products – and the current discussions and developments relating thereto.