Your latest cannabis business info from Europe

Your latest cannabis business info from Europe


Is cannabis legal in Lithuania?

Recreational use

No, in Lithuania cannabis is not legal for recreational use. This country criminalized cannabis in 2017, being sole country in the world that criminalized cannabis in the 21st century. Until 2013 Lithuania was the only country in the European Union where the cultivation of industrial hemp was banned.

Medical use

Yes, medical cannabis is available in Lithuania, however doctors can only prescribe it for conditions which have research proving their safety and efficacy.

Industrial hemp

Yes, industrial hemp is legal in Lithuania, however it was the last country in Europe which did that. Industrial hemp is legal in Lithuania from 2013.

CBD in Lithuania

Similarly to other European countries, CBD is treated as a supplement in Lithuania and, if does not contain THC, is available for sale.