Asia

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

Hemp cellulose makeup could rival conventional cosmetics

A team from China's Sichuan University has created a liquid cosmetic foundation based on cellulose from hemp stalk, which the…

March 4, 2021

Pakistan sees key role for hemp in tech, textiles, energy

Hemp can play a key role in Pakistan’s future, which depends on the development of the technology and biotechnology sectors,…

February 23, 2021

Creso in distribution deal

Australia-based nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma Ltd. said it entered a distribution agreement with Route2 Pharm Pvt Ltd, Pakistan, that will…

February 14, 2021

Hemp advocates fear Japan’s new cannabis panel will remain stuck in past

Hemp advocates in Japan have sharply criticized plans for a newly formed cannabis control agency they say looks poised to…

February 9, 2021

Thai FDA sets hemp training seminar

The Thai Food and Drug Administration will offer a training seminar in hemp production, import, export and distribution at Maejo…

February 1, 2021

Chinese exec fined for insider trading

The board chairman of Chinese pharmaceutical company Hunan Fangsheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd has been fined 600,000 yuan. (~€77,000/~$91,000) in an insider…

January 26, 2021