Farming

Zimbabwe opens domestic market for CBD as traditional herbal medicine

Zimbabwe has opened up the domestic market for CBD as a traditional herbal medicine, expanding upon previous laws which had…

August 3, 2022

UK Parliamentary group’s curious fantasy: 220,000 hectares of hemp by 2027

The UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on CBD Products has taken direct aim at its foot, and fired off a…

August 2, 2022

Ahead for the industry: Fiber and food, sure, but hemp will be relegated to a ‘specialty crop’

[Last of three parts] Despite the cloud that has descended over U.S. Hemp, a dwindled number of hearty survivors are…

July 29, 2022

Charlatans, lack of leadership, bureaucracy brought U.S. Hemp down to earth

[Second of three parts] When it comes to the smackdown suffered by the U.S. hemp industry over the last three…

July 27, 2022

With CBD gold rush over, U.S. Hemp is but a shadow of its former self

[First of three parts] As the gold rush in the CBD sector appears headed for a bitter end, it has…

July 25, 2022

Hemp plan for Albania would limit extract business to foreign players

Albania's Ministry of Health has put forth a plan to update and refine rules for the production of industrial hemp,…

July 18, 2022

Vermont abandons hemp program less than one year after it started

Vermont is giving up on its hemp program less than one year after a state plan for the sector was…

July 13, 2022

Playing catch-up in LatAm, Peru finally has a draft law on hemp

A draft law under review in Peru's parliament would exempt industrial hemp from the country's drug laws and legalize farming…

July 12, 2022

European hemp grain supplies are ‘drained,’ according to Canxchange Q2 report

European hemp grain supplies are near exhaustion, with an estimated 25 tons remaining priced at roughly €1.25/kg, according to the…

June 28, 2022

Hemp’s promise to heal a fragile world: Energy, food, housing, environment

By Steve Allin If the COVID-19 pandemic was, as U.N Secretary-General Antonio António Guterres said, “like an X-ray revealing fractures…

June 23, 2022