GERMANY

Population: 82.2M

Total Healthcare Expenditure (2017): €425.8B

FRANCE

Population: 67M

Total Healthcare Expenditure (2017): €302B

ITALY

Population: 60.6M

Total Healthcare Expenditure (2017): €196.2B

THE EUROPEAN MARKET

With over potential 742M people, and a total healthcare expenditure (2017) of over €2.3T, are the European market definitely the largest medical cannabis market in the world. 2017 saw a major shift in Europe’s understanding of cannabis. Both business and government realize that this thriving industry has a future but it must be based on conclusive research.


A record level of investment in research has seen new facilities opening across Europe - one of the results has been the forever-increasing list of conditions that cannabis can treat. As the list grows, so too does the potential patient base. 


As a medicine, cannabis has gained international credibility as a medical substance with the potential to treat multiple health ailments.

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SPAIN

Population: 46.5M

Total Healthcare Expenditure (2017): €137.8B

THE NETHERLANDS

Population: 17.1M

Total Healthcare Expenditure (2017): €89.04B

POLAND

Population: 38.6M

Total Healthcare Expenditure (2017): €60.6B