Legislation

Critics say California bill puts hemp under control of marijuana interests

Critics say the California's hemp industry will go under control of marijuana interests if a law defining industrial hemp products…

January 12, 2021

Proposal in USA would lift THC barrier for hemp to full 1.0%

A U.S. senator has proposed an amendment that would raise the allowable THC level for industrial hemp in the USA…

December 17, 2020

Mexican cannabis bill is delayed

The lower house of the Mexican Congress has agreed to postpone a vote on the country's Federal Law of Cannabis…

December 10, 2020

Zimbabwe projects $1.25 billion in cannabis tax revenues

A proposed cannabis export scheme could eventually bring as much as $1.25 billion (~€1 billion) to Zimbabwe's treasury per year,…

December 8, 2020

U.S. House passes MORE Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to decriminalize cannabis last Friday with passage of the MORE Act on a 228-164 vote. The…

December 7, 2020

Cannabis bill moving in Brazil

Brazil's lower house of congress is expected to take up a bill that would legalize medical marijuana and industrial hemp…

December 4, 2020

Mexican cannabis law to govern hemp, marijuana advances

Mexico’s Federal Law of Cannabis Regulation has been overwhelmingly passed by the country's Senate. The proposed law would establish a…

November 20, 2020

Wyoming lawmakers table CBD bill

Wyoming, USA state lawmakers decided to table a bill that could have made hemp product regulations more strict.  The draft…

November 19, 2020

French Parliamentarian floats plan for hemp in Brittany

French National Assembly Member Sandrine Le Feur is floating a project to develop hemp in the area she represents in…

November 17, 2020

Costa Rica will trial 12 hemp varieties in 2 micro-climates

Despite concerns over the wording of Costa Rica's draft hemp law by the country's Minister of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG),…

November 17, 2020