Cannabis Investment: How Greece Is Embracing the Opportunity and Leading the EU Market
May 20, 2021
| Duane Morris LLP
About the Program
Greece is a newcomer to hemp cultivation for medicinal purposes. However, the country is gradually emerging as a key European player, mainly due to its recent innovative regulation. The Greek government pays particular attention to streamlining procedures, introducing new provisions for the export, distribution and circulation of the final Cannabis sativa L. with more than 0.2% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Join us for answers and an update on the latest developments and trends from Enterprise Greece, the country’s investment and trade promotion agency, on questions such as:
- What’s Greece’s potential for pharmaceutical cannabis projects?
- What’s the role of geography? Can Greece become a regional hub for producing and
exporting final products?
- How can the country support new investments? Which are the main investment incentive
schemes on offer?
- Which are the main steps for developing a new project?
About Duane Morris’ Cannabis Industry Group
Duane Morris attorneys in offices throughout the U.S. and internationally have extensive experience with the wide array of issues attendant to legal cannabis business activities, including licensing for cultivation, processing and dispensing; litigation; banking and finance; raising and deploying capital; mergers and acquisitions; protecting intellectual property; real estate development; public company representation and SEC filings; land use and zoning; healthcare and research; taxation; and cross-border transactions. In addition to advising participants in the medical and adult-use cannabis and hemp/CBD industries, as the industry has grown, Duane Morris attorneys experienced in cannabis-related issues frequently advise clients in other sectors whose businesses intersect with the expanding regulated cannabis sector.
About Enterprise Greece
Greece is changing and it is changing fast. More important, it is on the verge of a significant growth path, as the economy becomes more extrovert/outward looking based on foreign direct Investment and export trade. Aligned with forward looking economies around the world, the organization Enterprise Greece, which is the enlargement of Invest in Greece S.A.—incorporating, among others, the mandate of the Hellenic Foreign Trade Board—reflects its commitment to serve investors and business partners with a unified, outward-looking body. Enterprise Greece is designed to promote and support Greece’s substantial investment opportunities and to engage the global business community with (first-class) high end export products—goods and services made in Greece.