Europe

IHBA Symposium will explore advanced solutions for hemp building

Delegates to this year's International Hemp Building Symposium can see demonstrations of hemp decortication technology and hempcrete spraying during the…

May 24, 2022

‘Political will’ led to new hemp rules that will help Polish producers

Poland has eased the way to market for hemp with updated regulations that raise the THC level from 0.2% to…

May 18, 2022

Accelerator backs German startup developing ‘critical link’ to capitalize on carbon

German startup HempConnect has been selected for an EU-backed program that helps early-stage carbon dioxide (CO2) removal initiatives realize their…

May 16, 2022

London-based trading platform expands options for access to network

Hemp and medical cannabis trader Canxchange has added a networking service to its commodities-based platform, giving all stakeholders the opportunity…

May 10, 2022

Proper laws could double Italy’s smokable hemp revenues, study finds

Italy is losing out on a potential half-billion euro industry by failing to establish enlightened laws and regulations for smokable…

May 9, 2022

Aiming to help set CBD framework, UK group focuses first on THC limits

[This is the fourth in a series of stories looking at the CBD certification process in the UK] Recommendations from…

May 3, 2022

Number of CBD products with preliminary approval in UK balloons to nearly 6,000

[This is the third in a series of stories looking at the CBD certification process in the UK] An additional…

April 28, 2022

First CBG-rich hemp variety is approved for EU’s plant catalog

A new hemp variety from Italian-Dutch developer Enecta has been added to the EU catalog of common plant varieties, the…

April 26, 2022

Complaints prompt UK food safety agency to extend deadline for CBD applications

The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has reopened the window for CBD companies to submit food safety applications as some…

April 25, 2022

Clear leaders emerge from crowd chasing UK’s highly prized CBD jackpot

[This is the second in a series of stories looking at the CBD certification process in the UK] Private CBD…

April 21, 2022