Europe

Proposed bill in Sicily aims to establish hemp as economic driver

A Sicilian Regional Assembly (ARS) member has put forth a bill aimed at expanding hemp farming and production as local stakeholders envision…

August 7, 2020

Dutch trade group deploys blockchain-powered tool to trace CBD

A Dutch trade group said it has developed a tool that lets consumers trace CBD along the supply chain to…

August 6, 2020

€7 million investment for factory to boost output of hemp blocks

Belgian hemp block maker IsoHemp said it has raised nearly €7 million to build a new high-tech factory, as the…

August 3, 2020

EIHA fears EU ruling on extracts could strike ‘final blow’ to entire hemp sector

Applications for hemp extracts and natural cannabinoids under the EU's Novel Food rules have been suspended by the European Commission,…

July 22, 2020

London-based platform aims to fill trust gap between buyers, sellers

CanXchange, a London-based hemp trading platform, said it has enhanced its interface and now looks to add more buyers and…

July 20, 2020

With Euro customers signed, new hemp harvester goes into production

Customers from Poland, Luxembourg and Germany are the first to make commitments to purchase Henry's Hemp Harvester (HHH), award-winning German…

July 13, 2020

German CBD maker expands products under existing brand

Germany's MH medical hemp GmbH has launched CBD Gold 2% in oil and capsule form, under its Phytalize brand, with…

July 8, 2020

French startup plans to make energy from hemp biomass

A French startup says it will soon go into trials using hemp biomass to produce energy, with plans to go…

July 7, 2020

No excuse not to raise European THC standard to 0.3 percent

By Sanford Stein Hemp laws and regulations in Europe remain uncertain and variable. Much as in the USA, various jurisdictions…

July 6, 2020

Irish hemp stakeholders blast government for ignoring them

Irish hemp stakeholders have released an open letter to the government and other constituencies, saying they've been ignored as legislation…

July 2, 2020