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Spain CANNABIS CONSULTANTS

Higher Yields Cannabis Consultants offers a full range of cannabis consulting services in Spain. Our vertically integrated consulting system offers a path to business success. From startup to scaling and expansion of your cannabis-related business and everything in-between our team of industry experts can help. If you have any questions please contact us online or call (844) HI-YIELD.

The Latest Cannabis News in Spain

Recreational marijuana use in Spain exists in a complicated legal grey area. It is illegal to buy or sell cannabis — selling can lead to one to three years of jail time in addition to a fine, or longer prison sentences for selling higher quantities. 

However, personal cultivation and use were decriminalized in 2015. Individuals are permitted to grow and consume marijuana on their private property, as long as the plant is not in public view. It is legal to buy and sell marijuana paraphernalia, like seeds. Using marijuana in a public place can result in a fine.

In October 2018, the far-left political party Podemos introduced a law to completely legalize recreational marijuana and encourage farming cooperatives and small to medium-sized agricultural operations to plant the crop in an effort to “stop big businesses from creating monopolies and oligopolies and promote a dynamic economy that leads to social wealth.” The party also stated that having a state-regulated marijuana industry would help reduce the black market buying and selling of marijuana. So far, full legalization efforts have not gotten off the ground.

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Contact Us to discuss cannabis Licensing Opportunities in Spain

If you are looking to attain a license for hemp or cannabis in Spain Higher Yields Cannabis Consulting can help. Our team of cannabis licensing experts and cannabis application technical writers has had great success helping newcomers and experienced operators attain licenses in Spain.
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History of Marijuana in Spain

Spain has a decades-long history of relative tolerance of marijuana, particularly in comparison to some of its European neighbors. A series of Supreme Court rulings, beginning in the 1970s, decriminalized possession of small amounts of any drugs. In 2015, the personal cultivation of marijuana was decriminalized.

After marijuana cultivation and personal use were decriminalized in 2015, non-profit cannabis clubs sprung up throughout the country. These clubs had been in existence since 2001, but experienced a boom after personal cultivation was decriminalized. Because the buying and selling of marijuana are still illegal, these clubs exist in a legal grey area. Instead of selling marijuana to anyone who walks in, clubs create exclusive member lists, and charge a membership fee instead of charging members directly for marijuana. There are an estimated 500 to 700 cannabis clubs in Spain.

Although cannabis clubs are legally required to be non-profit, the industry is largely unregulated, and some clubs are leaning further into commercialization. Certain clubs, particularly those in Barcelona, have thousands of members, which is largely due to their admitting tourists. Cannabis clubs require that their members prove Spanish residency, but it has been documented that many tourists skirt this by giving the address of hotels or hostels.

Spain Cannabis Consulting services

At Higher Yields Cannabis Consulting (HYC), our cannabis consultants are here to assist you with planning and building your cannabis business in Spain. Our team of canna advisors are well-versed in local laws on compliance, and we offer services that assist you in building your brand, creating your marketing plan, designing your website and assets, crafting your social media presence, and much more to help your business see success.

Startup

Our team of cannabis consultants has decades of combined experience with cannabis business startups offering a full range of services. From licensing to accounting.

Design Build

HYC has an in-house cannabis facility design and build team led by a 3rd generation HVAC expert. We've built facilities all over the USA as well as internationally.

Compliance

Our cannabis compliance team is one of the best in the country. Offering a full range of compliance services as well as Metrc auditing, training, and more.

Branding

Our in-house team of graphic designers, brand creators, and marketers has over 50 years of combined experience. They are also well-versed in the plant and the industry itself.

Contact us at (844) HI-YIELD to learn how we can assist you.

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Marijuana Market Conditions in Spain

A legal, commercial marijuana market does not currently exist in Spain. The legal marijuana market that exists in cannabis clubs is required by law to be non-profit — club owners must reinvest income back into their operations.

The status of marijuana legalization in Spain is in flux. Some refer to the marijuana industry in Spain as a “grey market” that includes both legal and illegal selling and consumption.

Higher Yields Cannabis Consulting is Ready to Help Your Business

The marijuana industry in Spain is rapidly evolving, and a professional marijuana consulting firm like Higher Yields Consulting (HYC) can help you understand the legal nuances of marijuana in Spain, and help you become a competitive player in the market if marijuana becomes commercially legal. Contact us by phone or reach out to us online to learn more.

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