China

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

Israel, Yunnan plan hemp tech initiative

Development of industrial hemp technology is among cooperative initiatives planned between Israel and the Chinese province of Yunnan, representatives of…

November 26, 2020

Pushing the outer limits of what can be done with the plant

[First in a series] The recent report that the Institute of Hemp at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences has…

November 23, 2020

Chinese company launches skincare line

China's Shenzhen Hanyu Pharmaceuticals launched the first products in its Hanyu Original skincare line. Yu Pinxiang, Hanyu's CEO, said the…

November 18, 2020

Chinese pharma giant backs hemp project

The board of China's Renhe Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. agreed to develop a broad-based industrial hemp project and three other initiatives…

November 17, 2020