Germany imported almost 2,500 kilograms (roughly 5,500 pounds) of medical cannabis flower for pharmacy dispensing during the first half of 2019.

That’s almost as much as the country imported in all of 2018, a sign that the expected growth in the market is coming to fruition.

Member of Parliament Kirsten Kappert-Gonther tweeted the fresh data on Tuesday, citing the Health Ministry’s response to her written question.

 

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