Europe

CBD list in UK to crack open legal market pegged at nearly $1 billion

CBD stakeholders in the UK are anticipating the release of a list of compliant products from food safety authorities expected…

January 26, 2022

French court temporarily halts ban on smokable hemp flowers

A French judge has temporarily lifted a ban on smokable hemp flowers, suggesting such products “would not present a degree…

January 25, 2022

Proposed THC limit for CBD is major threat to sector in the UK

The UK's Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has recommended a maximum level of .05 parts per million…

January 24, 2022

New Canxchange platform simplifies trading through enhanced tools

Commodities platform Canxchange has launched a new electronic trading system the company said will bring greater transparency, liquidity and efficiency…

January 20, 2022

Beer, cannabis giants end joint venture that had planned to make drinks

Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev said it will continue to develop CBD-infused non-alcoholic drinks in Canada after its joint venture with…

January 12, 2022

Initiative in Italy aims to develop national hemp processing center

Local officials in west-central Italy say they are progressing with plans to build a sustainable hemp supply chain model that…

January 11, 2022

Stakeholders say amended law in Portugal wrongly targets flower producers

An amendment that puts tight restrictions on hemp production in Portugal goes against European Union law and puts the country's…

January 10, 2022

Italian farmers could get €300 per hectare under new funding program

Italian hemp farmers can get up to €300 per hectare of hemp grown under a funding program recently set in…

January 7, 2022

Polish hemp varieties lead grain and fiber trials in North Dakota

Two Polish hemp varieties were top performers again in this year's research trials by North Dakota State University's (NDSU) Carrington…

January 5, 2022

Multi-cropping combine adds technology that strips plant tops

Germany's Hanf Farm GmbH has added new technology to its Multi-Combine HC 3400, incorporating a stripper into the highly flexible…

January 3, 2022