Analysis

Rules hold back local players as UK CBD market seen hitting €800 million

A report released today shows the UK CBD market could generate £690 million (€800 million) in 2021 sales, outstripping estimates…

May 6, 2021

South Africa lays out a road map for hemp and marijuana

South Africa could have a hemp program in place by 2023 under a recently released draft National Cannabis Master Plan…

April 15, 2021

CBD shakeout expected to ‘drive diversification’ in Wisconsin

Shelby Ellison has directed the industrial hemp program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-M) since August 2020. An assistant professor…

March 10, 2021

As Africa opens up to cannabis, ‘it isn’t all about marijuana’

Africa can build a hemp industry based on locally owned and operated supply chains, but the continent's many diverse nations…

February 26, 2021

Leading role envisioned for hemp in Euro outlook on industrial crops

The fiber and bio-energy sectors represent the best opportunities for industrial crops in Europe, according to a focus group survey…

February 16, 2021

No excuse not to raise European THC standard to 0.3 percent

By Sanford Stein Hemp laws and regulations in Europe remain uncertain and variable. Much as in the USA, various jurisdictions…

July 6, 2020

U.S. farmers & processors ‘feeling pinch’ as growth of market slows

INTERVIEW: Rick Trojan is an American hemp entrepreneur and the founder of Hemp Road Trip, which promotes industrial hemp all…

April 2, 2020

Job No. 1: ‘Educate and promote green alternatives based on hemp’

Hana Gabrielova, founder and CEO at Czech-based Hempoint, is one of Europe’s pioneering and most innovative hemp entrepreneurs and a…

March 24, 2020

USDA: ‘Difficult to imagine hemp matching corn or soybeans’

A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that summarizes development of the industrial hemp sector is not necessarily…

March 3, 2020

May the Dark Side meet the Light

Zuckerman’s new friend Guillaume thinks of the big industrial hemp processors as Le Côté Obscur. If you don’t understand French,…

May 18, 2015