Asia

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

Proposed ban on CBD in cosmetics alarms Chinese stakeholders

CBD producers in China say a proposed ban on the use of industrial hemp derivatives in cosmetics would force producers…

March 30, 2021

CBD facility nears finish in China’s Yunnan Province

Chinese hemp company Chengzhi Hanmeng said the installation and commissioning of a CBD production facility in Yunnan province has entered…

March 25, 2021

Pakistani denim makers begin to make use of hemp

Three Pakistani textile makers say they have begun producing new denim fabrics blending cotton with hemp. Artistic Milliners (AM), Karachi;…

March 22, 2021