Europe

French energy firm will invest $23 million in hemp-fueled gas plant

French startup Qairos Energies said it will invest nearly €18.8 million ($23 million) in its planned facility that will turn…

January 15, 2021

CBD suppository to debut

Czech-based CB21 Pharma said it has obtained approval for a CBD-infused suppository which will go on the market in pharmacies…

January 12, 2021

Outlets selling CBD in France multiply fast after EU changes

Shops selling CBD are multiplying quickly in France, the first signal that the sector could experience a boom after recent…

December 29, 2020

Switzerland moves to allow production, marketing of planting seeds

Hemp cultivation seeds can be produced and marketed in Switzerland beginning Jan. 1 after the government removed restrictions in the…

December 28, 2020

Hemp survey launched in Portugal

National association Canna Casa has launched a survey on the production of hemp in Portugal. The objective is to try…

December 22, 2020

Hair care bars get Iceland distributor

Poland-based Herbs & Hydro (H&H) has picked up a distribution deal with Snyrtibox, an online retailer of health & beauty…

December 16, 2020

Dutch firms debut bioplastic chair

Three Dutch companies have combined to create a line of recyclable, carbon-negative chairs for home and office from a hemp-based…

December 15, 2020

Spanish partners plan center for industrial hemp innovation

Spanish partners have launched a project aimed at developing the country's Extremadura region as an industrial hemp innovation center. The…

December 11, 2020

Slovakian government OKs amendment to remove CBD from drug list

The Slovakian government has approved an amendment that would remove CBD from the country's list of psychotropic substances. The draft…

December 4, 2020

European Commission reverses position: CBD not a narcotic

The European Commission has reversed its preliminary assessment on CBD, and said the compound is not a narcotic. The reversal…

December 2, 2020