Europe

HT Podcast: 2020 Hemp Planting Season Outlook

This episode: HempToday Editor & Publisher Kehrt Reyher reviews answers to the Hemp Farming Outlook Micro-Survey and discusses seed selection…

April 7, 2020

Despite the problems brought on by virus, a call to till on

By Steve Allin It is scary how things can change in just a few weeks. Unless you were living in…

April 7, 2020

Czech firm’s push to register synthetically made CBD advances

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has green-lighted the “suitability check” of an application from Czech-based phytocannabinoids maker CBDepot for…

March 26, 2020

New German cannabis association will fully embrace hemp

A new cannabis association in Germany says its work will fully embrace industrial hemp as it aims to set a…

March 16, 2020

Coronavirus causes postponement of European hemp events

Two key European hemp events have fallen victim to the global coronavirus pandemic. The 9th International Hemp Building Symposium and…

March 12, 2020

EU stakeholders say customers confused on how to evaluate CBD

European CBD stakeholders say customers have difficulty understanding how to evaluate CBD, but are nonetheless highly inclined to buy it…

March 9, 2020

EIHA says UN commission not authorized to classify hemp under drug treaty

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has called for a clear international legal framework for industrial hemp, noting sharply that…

March 6, 2020

Finnish CBD seller says unclear rules forced it into bankruptcy

The lingering lack of clarity in EU rules for hemp-based foods and extracts -- and resulting stop-sell orders -- has…

March 5, 2020

German government sides with EIHA on CBD ‘novel food’ question

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) said it has achieved “groundbreaking success in the discussion about the generally permissible trade…

March 4, 2020

CBD study in Europe shows potential for sector on the continent

Europe has vast potential in the CBD sector, but there’s an urgent need for legislative and regulatory reform that will…

March 2, 2020