Australia

Plan for over-the-counter CBD in Australia carries heavy restrictions

Australia’s Ministry of Health has handed down an interim decision that could lead to over-the-counter (OTC) sales of CBD, but…

September 14, 2020

Australian researchers studying hemp nutrition for animal feed

Researchers in the Australian state of Tasmania are studying the nutritional value of hemp for animal feed as they look…

August 5, 2020

Elixinol Global looks to raise cash with 48% discount on shares

Struggling CBD maker Elixinol Global is offering a 48% discount on shares, hoping to raise $11 million among institutional and…

May 8, 2020

Changes in Australia could make CBD available over-the-counter

Proposed new CBD regulations could help fuel an overall increase in Australia's cannabis market, which is projected to grow in…

May 3, 2020

Aussie hemp stakeholders entice financial services firms

While talks aimed at stakeholders interested in the full range of whole plant hemp applications are on tap at this…

February 9, 2020

Australian conference will look at hemp’s potential in wake of fires

Renowned Australian writer Bruce Pascoe and food expert Michael Robertson will talk about land management, future technologies, and the role…

January 31, 2020

Hemp task force in Australian state focuses on industrial uses

The Australian state of Victoria has named a three-member task force to explore the industrial uses of hemp, the government…

September 4, 2019

Two crops per year possible in Australia’s NT, officials say

Hemp stakeholders in Australia's Northern Territory say they hope to take advantage of conditions that allow for two crop cycles…

August 20, 2019

Canadian firm in deal to buy nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma

Canadian cannabis producer PharmaCielo is in the process of acquiring Australia-based nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma, the companies have announced. PharmaCielo,…

August 6, 2019

Australian firm says U.S. market fueled fast stock boost

Shares in Australian hemp firm Ecofibre have jumped 200 percent since it launched on the Australian Securities Exchange this past…

July 19, 2019