China

Initiative to consolidate the global hemp industry is launched

Organizations from around the world are joining to form an international association to advance the interests of the hemp industry.…

July 27, 2021

Chinese company debuts diapers, feminine hygiene products from hemp paper

China's Shenzhen Datong (Datong) has developed a range of diaper and feminine hygiene products as the company gears up a…

July 19, 2021

40,000 acres of fiber hemp fuels China’s ‘one county, one industry’ strategy

Qinggang County in China's Heilongjiang Province expects to harvest hemp from 40,000 acres (~16,200 hectares) in 2021 as the government…

June 28, 2021

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