China

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

Ban on CBD-cosmetics trade in China looks likely

In a move that would shut down the Chinese market for cosmetics containing cannabis, the government is expected to enact…

April 8, 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

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

Hemp has a key role in Chinese province’s development plans

The city of Kunming, China has outlined an essential role for hemp in a plan released by the municipal government…

January 8, 2021

Low CBD prices? Chinese foodmaker says it’s no problem

Chinese foodmaker Chenguang Biotech Group Co., Ltd. said it has reached elevated extraction yield levels that give the company a…

January 4, 2021

China’s Dezhan launches 2 products

China's Dezhan Health said it launched a hemp cosmetics series and a hemp-based drink on the domestic market on a…

December 16, 2020

The Chinese Strategy: Planning a roadmap to hemp’s future

[Third & last in a series] As Chinese planners see the future, the nation will transition from a global factory…

December 14, 2020

The Chinese Strategy: ‘Add more fuel’ to the hemp juggernaut

[Second in a series] As China sharply turns renewed attention to the potential of industrial hemp, it is quickly developing…

November 30, 2020