Germany Scales Back Cannabis Legalization Plans To Focus On Home Cultivation

By Louis Westendarp, Peter Wilke And Gabriel Rinaldi, Politico on April 13, 2023

Under the scaled-back plan, adults will be able to grow up to three plants at home and buy weed in clubs of up to 500 members.

German cannabis users will have to rely on home cultivation and cannabis social clubs for their supply rather than licensed shops or pharmacies as initially foreseen, according to a scaled-back cannabis legalization plan presented Wednesday by German health minister Karl Lauterbach.

The announcement comes after months-long discussions with the European Commission on the feasibility of Germany’s preliminary plan to legalize cannabis. The outcome was long awaited by politicians, businesses and users who were itching to hear how far the Commission would tolerate Germany’s ambitions.

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