Greece Issues First Medical Cannabis Licenses

Greece Issues First Medical Cannabis Licenses

The licenses went to two companies, Biomecann and Bioprocann, respectively based in Larissa and Corinth.

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November 20, 2018
AFP News

Greece on Monday issued its first licenses for the cultivation and processing of medical cannabis in a taboo-breaking move, the agriculture ministry said Monday.

The licenses went to two companies, Biomecann and Bioprocann, respectively based in Larissa and Corinth, who are expected to invest a combined 22 million euros ($25 million) and hire over 100 people.

"It's a greenhouse cultivation expected to create many jobs," junior agriculture minister Vassilis Kokkalis said in a statement jointly released with the ministries of health and development.

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