Asia

Initiative to consolidate the global hemp industry is launched

Organizations from around the world are joining to form an international association to advance the interests of the hemp industry.…

July 27, 2021

Chinese company debuts diapers, feminine hygiene products from hemp paper

China's Shenzhen Datong (Datong) has developed a range of diaper and feminine hygiene products as the company gears up a…

July 19, 2021

40,000 acres of fiber hemp fuels China’s ‘one county, one industry’ strategy

Qinggang County in China's Heilongjiang Province expects to harvest hemp from 40,000 acres (~16,200 hectares) in 2021 as the government…

June 28, 2021

BOHECO to supply Australia’s SSA

Bombay Hemp Company (BOHECO) of India will be an exclusive supplier of its products to Spring Sciences Australia Pty. Ltd.…

June 15, 2021

Hemp in Japan: Beyond ‘schizophrenia,’ potential for the environment

INTERVIEW: Yosuke Koga is Director at Japanese hemp company Prossimo, which is developing a broad portfolio of hemp-derived products and…

May 20, 2021

Lifting of ban on medical cannabis in Japan sparks fears about CBD

While Japan's Ministry of Health this week indicated it will lift the country's ban on cannabis-based medicines, CBD stakeholders say…

May 14, 2021

Boheco opens first retail outlet, offering health products

India's Bombay Hemp Company (Boheco) has launched its first retail outlet, offering a range of hemp-derived nutritional, wellness and prescription-only…

April 28, 2021

Pakistani denim maker looks to Texas for cottonized fiber

Pakistani denim maker Artistic Garment Industries (AGI) said it has entered a one-year deal with Panda Biotech of Texas for…

April 23, 2021

Thai stakeholders move fast as market rules take effect

Tobacco, food, and health & beauty interests in Thailand are quickly moving to establish hemp operations under rules announced late…

April 1, 2021

Japan’s Prossimo opens shop selling Czech shoes, CBD bar

Japanese hemp company Prossimo has opened a boutique retail outlet under Bohempia, the Czech shoe brand, and an adjacent HempToday…

March 30, 2021