One topic in the coalition talks to form a new government in Germany is the legalization of cannabis products. All three parties are in favour of a regulated system for cultivation, trade, and sale. German pharmaceutical companies are also hoping for a boost from this.
When cannabis was legalized in Canada three years ago, many customers were eager to make the first legal purchase of marijuana. Today, the legal cannabis industry in Canada posts more than two billion euros in sales annually. The government there closely monitors cultivation and sales.
00:00 Introduction to legalization of cannabis in Germany
00:17 DW Report by Joachim Eggers
01:58 How will business profit from the legalization?
03:38 What are German authorities waiting for?
04:25 Are there any downsides?
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