Innovation

Oregon’s hemp innovation program names Shrestha extension specialist

Govinda Shrestha has been named statewide hemp extension specialist at Oregon State University’s Global Hemp Innovation Center. Govinda Shrestha “Govinda…

June 25, 2021

Colgate-Palmolive has developed antiperspirant with CBD

Consumer goods giant Colgate-Palmolive said it has patented an antiperspirant formula containing CBD that could also lead to the compound's…

June 21, 2021

Canadian maker of mobile decorticator signs on customers in NZ, SA

Toronto-based CannaSystems Canada Inc. is offering its R-2 hemp decortication system to 10 initial customers under a collaborative program aimed…

June 1, 2021

Bud harvester demo in Oklahoma

The HHH-700 cannabis bud harvester will be demonstrated this Thursday and Friday at CannaCon South at the Oklahoma City Convention…

May 26, 2021

‘Multicanapa’ project focuses on innovation with hemp in Sicily

An initiative underway in Italy will look at ways to spread innovation to advance hemp growing and production in Sicily.…

May 11, 2021

Berlin company gets €505k to develop water soluble CBD emulsion

Berlin-based food startup Becanex GmbH said it will embark on a €505,000 project aimed at developing a cannabinoid-containing emulsion sufficiently…

April 26, 2021

Italian ‘eco-leather’ is new use for dust from hemp fiber

Italian developers have introduced Napee, an "eco-leather" textile containing hemp waste powder that does not use toxic solvents in the…

April 19, 2021

A guitar made from hempwood

Canadian-based boutique guitar maker JOI Guitars has introduced an acoustic guitar made of hempwood. The company said it undertook extensive…

April 19, 2021

CanXchange: ‘Looking for new ways to disrupt and innovate’

Alex Arkentis is the CEO and Co-Founder of CanXchange, the European commodities exchange for physical hemp and CBD products. A…

April 13, 2021

PepsiCo debuts energy drink with hempseed extract in Germany

PepsiCo DACH, has launched the popular Rockstar energy drink in Germany in a new version that includes hempseed extract. The…

April 8, 2021