Europe

Brandenburg parliamentary groups push state to support hemp

Envisioning a strong role for hemp in the state's agriculture, three Brandenburg parliamentary groups have offered recommendations they say would…

May 7, 2021

AOSCA certification expands markets for Matterhorn CBG

Colorado-based High Grade Hemp Seed (HGH) has received approval for its Matterhorn CBG hemp strain from the Association of Official…

May 6, 2021

Rules hold back local players as UK CBD market seen hitting €800 million

A report released today shows the UK CBD market could generate £690 million (€800 million) in 2021 sales, outstripping estimates…

May 6, 2021

Broad portfolio drives HempFlax revenues to €14.5m, a 43% increase

Legacy European hemp group HempFlax saw revenues rise 43% in 2020 to €14.5 million, driven in part by a 42% increase…

May 5, 2021

CBDepot isolates meet COSMOS standard

CBD and CBG natural isolates produced by Czech-based CBDepot have been certified under the COSMetic Organic and Natural Standard (COSMOS),…

May 5, 2021

Poland’s H&H expands product line, redesigns packaging

Polish health and beauty products maker Herbs & Hydro (H&H) has introduced a new intimate hygiene cleansing bar and a…

May 5, 2021

Cops’ clueless policy on CBD draws rebuke from German association

A threatened crackdown on CBD sellers by local German police again shows the need for clear – and clearly communicated…

May 4, 2021

CBG gets safety approval for inclusion in EU cosmetics database

The European Commission has added cannabigerol (CBG) to the EU’s cosmetic ingredient database (Cosing), clearing the compound as safe for…

May 4, 2021

Poland near accord on raising hemp THC level to 0.3%

The Polish government has tentatively agreed to increase the THC limit for industrial hemp from the current 0.2% to 0.3%.…

May 3, 2021

German company fights for decree on import of hemp leaves

German hemp company Hempro International GmbH has submitted an application to the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety…

April 30, 2021