Greek Deputy Min. of Development Meets with Canadian Cannabis Investors

February 21, 2020

ATHENS – Deputy Minister of Development and Investments Nikos Papathanassis on Thursday met in Athens with representatives of Canadian companies interested in investing in pharmaceutical cannabis, in the presence of Canadian embassy officials.

In a post on Twitter, Papathanasis wrote that “everyone is getting our message that every investment should give rise to well-paid jobs.”

Also on Twitter, the Canadian Embassy in Greece wrote “Canada and Greece have enjoyed good trade relations for many years! We look forward to supporting Greek and Canadian companies to create new partnerships in new industrial sectors.”


ATHENS - While scores of thousands of Greeks fled the country during a near decade-long eonomic and austerity crisis, seeking jobs and a better life in other countries, a relative handful are coming back, along with foreign investors drawn by low taxes.

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