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Germany Eyes Potency Limits for Legal Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis is removed from a bag in Berlin

Cannabis is removed from a bag in Berlin

Photographer: Sean Gallup/Getty Images Europe


Welcome to The Dose, a weekly newsletter on cannabis and psychedelics. As governments from Albania to Thailand weigh new regulations around cannabis, Germany’s ideas about how to oversee recreational marijuana are making international waves.

Germany is discussing a few innovative ideas as it works on a framework to legalize marijuana, including a potential cap on the potency of THC, the drug’s active ingredient.