It seems as if oil derived from hemp plants is become increasingly popular in Denmark, at least according to new figures from the state police and the tax authority SKAT.
The police confiscated almost 1,000 containers of cannabis oil in May and June this year alone – over twice as many as the 408 taken over the whole of 2016.
SKAT backs up the trend, noting that cannabis oil is increasingly making its way into Denmark in packages sent from abroad.
“Specifically cannabis oil is something that has begun turning up more in the last couple of years,” Preben Buchholtz, a deputy head at SKAT’s customs department, told DR Nyheder.
Cannabis oil is illegal in Denmark unless prescribed by a doctor, as are any products that