Factsheets on
Cannabis legalization

All facts about the planned legalization of cannabis

Germany is preparing to regulate and thereby legalize the recreational sale and consumption of Cannabis amongst adults. However, the framework that will be employed and the surrounding data presents a complex set of challenges and decisions. The Sanity Group’s legalization factsheets provide a compact overview clearly summarizing existing scientific studies on cannabis regulation. More than 20 factsheets cover the political and legal landscape; the possible production and sales outlet models; the most effective methods to ensure youth protection; and the regulation around advertisement, tax, and more.

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Factsheet #1:
Reasons for Legalization

The benefits and goals of legalizing cannabis
| PDF, 2 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #2:
Displacing the Illicit Market

How dispensing cannabis in a controlled manner can curb the illicit market | PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #3:
Cannabis Use by Adults

Facts and data on cannabis use by adults |
PDF, 4 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #4:
Youth Protection

Possible measures to ensure the protection of minors | PDF, 2 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #5:
The Myth of the "Gateway Drug"

The background fueling the myth that ‘Cannabis is a gateway drug’ | PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #6:
Products and Dosage Forms

Overview of possible cannabis products and dosage forms | PDF, 3 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #7:
Edibles – Cannabis-Infused Foods

Deep-Dive: Edibles as a potential dosage form | PDF, 2 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #8:
Hashish / Kief

Deep-Dive: Hashish / Kief as a potential dosage form | PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #9:
Oral Extracts

Deep-Dive: Orale extracts as a potential dosage form | PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #10:
High Percentage Extracts

Deep-Dive: High percentage extracts as a potential dosage form| PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #11:
E-Vapes

Deep-Dive: E-Vapes as a potential dosage form  | PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #12:
THC Content

A discussion concerning the potential of a THC cap for recreational cannabis | PDF, 3 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #13:
Microbiological Purity

 Measures to ensure microbial purity and product quality | PDF, 4 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #14:
Production Models

An overview of the possible production and quality assurance models for recreational cannabis. | PDF, 3 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #15:
Home Cultivation

Possibilities of home cultivation of cannabis for consumption purposes after legalization | PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #16:
Point-of-Sale Models

An overview of the possible POS models for the controlled distribution of recreational cannabis | PDF, 4 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #17:
Information & Advertising

Possible regulation for dealing with fact-based information and advertising | PDF, 2 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #18:
Cannabis Tax

An overview of the possible tax models for cannabis for adult-use | PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #19:
Cannabis in Road Traffic

An overview cannabis on the road including driving ability, testing and thresholds
| PDF, 4 pages

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #20:
Dealing with Treaties under International Law

Possible scenarios for dealing with the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
| PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

Factsheet #21:
Dealing with EU Law

Possible scenarios for dealing with the EU Schengen Agreement | PDF, 1 page

Source: Sanity Group, 2022 ©

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