Australia

Chinese seeds top 1.5% THC in Tasmania

A Tasmanian hemp farmer has destroyed his entire hemp crop after seeds he planted from China went beyond Australia's legal…

April 26, 2021

Australian project will set technical plan for fiber production

A project in Australia will map out technical needs for a processing value chain that makes use of stems from…

April 16, 2021

Australian fiber processing startup completes fundraising

Australian hemp processing startup X-Hemp Pty Ltd says it has met its target for capital raising after a five-month campaign. The…

March 19, 2021

Australian project seeks consultants

AgriFutures Australia is looking for a project coordinator and hemp agronomist for its Industrial Hemp Variety Trials (IHVT) project. The project…

March 16, 2021

CBD firms eye distribution deal

Australia-based nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma signed a letter to enter a distribution deal with ImpACTIVE Holdings Ltd, Canada. ImpACTIVE is…

March 9, 2021

Australian firm says it will bring HempBLOCK system to USA

An Australian company has secured an exclusive distributorship in the USA for a hempcrete building system it says is cost…

February 15, 2021

Australian group sets strategic plan

The Australian Industrial Hemp Association (AIHA) will study a wide range of hemp projects with funding from AgriFutures, a government…

February 5, 2021

Israeli company pursuing deals with suppliers on plant-based ‘meats’

Israel-based Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies Ltd. (Roots) said it is entering the plant-based meat business, and has established a new…

December 24, 2020

Australia loosens CBD rules, but stakeholders say it’s not enough

Australians will be able to access some CBD products from pharmacists without a prescription after authorities announced re-written drug standards.…

December 22, 2020

Government continues its support for hemp in South Australia

South Australia has approved 21 licenses for industrial hemp for the 2020-2021 growing season, as the state moves into a…

November 4, 2020