In germany an average of residents in favor of at least partial cannabis legalization is 84.1%. 42.1% of respondents support full legalization, taxation, and regulation for recreational cannabis use, while 42% support the status quo: legalization for medical purposes.
The hemp.im cannabis application provides serious news about everything to do with cannabis: its industrial, recreational and medicinal use. Cannabis application is curating news from across the world and is helping you stay informed about recent updates no matter where you are.
Cannabis laws in Germany
The new Federal Government Commissioner for Drugs, Daniela Ludwig, presented a report on the use of cannabis in 2019 and the problems associated with cannabis abuse. The politician is open to discussions on the partial legalization of cannabis and is ready for a dialogue with defenders and opponents of this issue.
The new commissioner plans to study Austria’s experience, where it is allowed to have a small amount of cannabis for its own use with the two main ingredients of THC and CBD.
A minority of residents are in favor of an outright ban
Only a fraction of Hamburg’s population is still in favor of banning cannabis, with the survey differentiating between “illegal” (8.4%) and “illegal but not punishable” (5.2%). 2% of the Hamburgers surveyed abstained. At the federal level, 9% are still in favor of a strict ban on punishment, 4.1% are in favor of a ban with decriminalization.
Largest cannabis survey in Germany
The survey was commissioned by the company “VAAY”, a provider of wellness products for cosmetics and dietary supplements. According to VAAY, this is the largest and most up-to-date survey on cannabis legalization in Germany. The survey was carried out by “Civey”, an opinion research platform.
A total of 12,000 persons were interviewed, the final, representative sample size corresponds to 5030 respondents. Following the survey, the participants were initially categorized according to federal states; the frequency of responses was compared with the population size of the respective federal state.
Cannabis survey: respondents categorized by parties
In a second step, the participants were categorized according to their election intentions. Overall, it can be seen that, regardless of the electoral preference, the vast majority of all respondents are in favor of at least partial legalization. According to the study, 58% of Green voters are in favor of full legalization, closely followed by 56.6% of left-wing voters. Nevertheless, 30.3% of AfD voters and 27.5% of CDU/CSU voters want full legalization of cannabis.
The majority of CDU/CSU voters (52.9%), followed by 46.8% of AfD voters, are in favor of legalization for medical purposes.
DISCLAIMER: This article was written by a third party contributor and does not reflect the opinion of Born2Invest, its management, staff or its associates. Please review our disclaimer for more information.
This article may include forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements generally are identified by the words “believe,” “project,” “estimate,” “become,” “plan,” “will,” and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks as well as uncertainties, including those discussed in the following cautionary statements and elsewhere in this article and on this site. Although the Company may believe that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, the actual results that the Company may achieve may differ materially from any forward-looking statements, which reflect the opinions of the management of the Company only as of the date hereof. Additionally, please make sure to read these important disclosures.
First published in MOPO, a third-party contributor translated and adapted the article from the original. In case of discrepancy, the original will prevail.
Although we made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translations, some parts may be incorrect. Born2Invest assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions or ambiguities in the translations provided on this website. Any person or entity relying on translated content does so at their own risk. Born2Invest is not responsible for losses caused by such reliance on the accuracy or reliability of translated information. If you wish to report an error or inaccuracy in the translation, we encourage you to contact us.
Primaflor and Kimitec sign agreement to grow zero-waste leaf products
The project designed by Primaflor and Kimitec is a pioneering milestone in the sector, as it is a strategic collaboration...
Sono Motors counts over 13,000 reservations for Sion
Sono Motors had originally planned to start delivering its debut Sion to customers in 2022 after several delays, but it...
Micro-entrepreneurs in Mexico are turning away from banks to obtain loans
Micro-entrepreneurs in Mexico opt for financing with Asofom, fintech companies and pawn shops rather than banks, due to high interest...
Benefits of insurtech to the consumer
Insurtech has made vast improvements in fraud detection via AI algorithms. IoT devices and drones have made it possible for...
Gaming Startups: winning is about more than racking up a high score
It is news to no one that the gaming industry has exploded into the entertainment sector, and beyond it. Yet...