Cannabis/Marijuana in Spain

Barcelona becomes first vegan-friendly city

2016.03.31

Barcelona is the first vegan-friendly city in the world. The Catalan capital's council has approved a motion backed by the ERC party to become a “friend of vegetarian and vegan culture”, by committing to ...

Spannabis, Europe’s biggest cannabis fair

2016.03.15

The 13th edition of Europe's largest cannabis fair has just come to an end in Barcelona. 'Spannabis' transformed the Catalan city for three days, from 11-13 March, into the hemp capital. The much awaited ...

Spanish police overcome by cannabis

2015.09.03

Police officers are involuntarily under the influence of marijuana in Spain, where a large police union has reported that some police stations lack the necessary space for storing marijuana plants seized by officers. The ...

The million-dollar media war over cannabis websites

2015.08.31

There is a battle worth millions of dollars taking place over the best websites that specialise in marijuana. In recent weeks, the American company Northsight Capital has been negotiating the purchase, with a nine-digit ...

Judges take action on Spain’s cannabis clubs

2015.07.10

Spain's Supreme Court has dealt a hard blow to cannabis clubs. These establishments, which have grown in number throughout Spain in the past 15 years, are where members gather to smoke, grow or purchase ...

Cannabis and tobacco: the link gets stronger

2015.06.29

Smoking cannabis is the new gateway to smoking tobacco, at least according to a Spanish study, which links the two substances. It found that marijuana can increase the risk of becoming addicted to nicotine. ...

Barcelona’s cannabis clubs respond to mayor’s threat

2015.05.08

In response to the clamp-down threatened by the mayor of Barcelona, who cited public order reasons, the city's cannabis clubs have launched a transparency operation. It's based on a video that outlines customer safety ...