Category: europe

Tilray Expands European Cannabis Distribution to Four Countries

Tilray’s GMP-grade medical cannabis products will now be available in the Czech Republic, extending their market penetration to four European Union countries. Tilray, a global pioneer in medical cannabis research, production, and distribution, has become the first North American company to import dried medical cannabis products into the Czech Republic for nationwide distribution. “As we work to increase medical cannabis access in the European Union (EU) and around the world, Tilray is proud to be the first supplier offering dried medical cannabis products to Czech patients in need,” said Chief Executive Officer Brendan Kennedy. Medical cannabis was legalized in...

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European Cannabis News Roundup

When it comes to cannabis, there is never a dull news cycle in the rich cultural tapestry that makes up Europe. Here’s a selection of European cannabis stories that broke in November. Dutch seed companies forging global partnerships Two of the Netherland’s most successful seed companies announced partnerships with companies beyond European borders this month. Green House Brands – whose roster includes Greenhouse Seeds Co. and Strain Hunters brands – partnered with two equally heavyweight cannabis companies – Canadian Canopy Growth and Colorado-based Organa brands. The joint venture will see all three companies owning part of Canopy Growth’s huge...

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Tilray to Build $24 Million Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Facility in Portugal

Tilray, a federally licensed cannabis producer based in British Columbia, recently announced plans to build a €20 million ($24 million) European campus in Portugal to cultivate, process, package, and distribute GMP-grade medical cannabis products to qualified patients, pharmacies, and researchers throughout the European common market. “Tilray’s EU campus is another strategic milestone as we aim to build the world’s most trusted and admired medical cannabis brand,” said Brendan Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer of Tilray.   The 270,000 square foot campus will be located in the BIOCANT Research Park in Cantanhede, Portugal and will be constructed in phases over the...

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