Europe

Czech change on THC limit sets an example for other EU states

Amendments to Czech law that would raise the national THC limit for industrial hemp to 1.0% could spark other EU…

September 27, 2021

Danish agro operators join to pursue expansion in hemp foods

Two Danish farming enterprises have agreed to join forces, hoping to capitalize on hemp's potential in the rapidly-growing plant-based foods…

September 23, 2021

Irish food safety officials order recall of products from three CBD brands

Irish food safety authorities have issued an urgent product recall for three CBD brands, claiming the products contain unsafe levels…

September 22, 2021

ACI sets session on CBD in UK

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) has set a combined live/online session Tuesday, Sept. 28 to give companies an…

September 22, 2021

UK project aimed at accelerating hemp as as biorefinery crop

A project aimed at accelerating the use of hemp as a biorefinery crop is among 24 sustainability initiatives that have…

September 21, 2021

Majority of German parties agree changes needed on hemp

Four of six German political parties generally agree that hemp should not be under the country's drug laws, and support…

September 20, 2021

Czech president expected to sign law raising THC limit to 1.0%

Czech President Miloš Zeman is expected to sign a bill that would set the limit for THC in industrial hemp…

September 17, 2021

Ongoing troubles over licensing lead to another arrest in Portugal

Prominent hemp entrepreneur and activist Hugo Monteiro was arrested on drug charges in Portugal last week amid a lingering, contentious…

September 13, 2021

Raid in Germany highlights need for binding rules on THC in food

Binding limits for THC in European food products are urgently needed to give producers security in their business planning and…

August 31, 2021

UK’s Grow says acquisition in Spain will support global ambitions

UK-based Grow said it has acquired 100% of Spain's Sanoid Isolates, letting the company expand into an integrated cannabis production,…

August 25, 2021