Could Germany take over as Europe’s cannabis capital?

Das englischsprachige Portal IamExpat berichtet über die Ampel- Beschluss zur Cannabislegalisierung und zitiert den Deutschen Hanfverband.

It is hoped that the government regulation of cannabis will reduce the amount sold by street dealers, which is how recreational users most commonly purchase the drug in Germany. The German Cannabis Association has warned of the dangers of buying drugs from street dealers, suggesting that cannabis bought in this way is often mixed with other substances, such as sand, hairspray, talcum powder, glass and lead. […]
Wurth has argued that the prohibition of marijuana actually costs German taxpayers, as billions are spent every year on prosecuting those who deal the drug illegally. He also stated that the ban on cannabis “promotes organised crime by giving it exclusive access to a market worth billions.”