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CBD list in UK to crack open legal market pegged at nearly $1 billion

CBD stakeholders in the UK are anticipating the release of a list of compliant products from food safety authorities expected…

January 26, 2022

French court temporarily halts ban on smokable hemp flowers

A French judge has temporarily lifted a ban on smokable hemp flowers, suggesting such products “would not present a degree…

January 25, 2022

Proposed THC limit for CBD is major threat to sector in the UK

The UK's Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has recommended a maximum level of .05 parts per million…

January 24, 2022

U.S. Hemp: Time to move beyond the platitudes, focus on seed and fiber

By Richard Rose For U.S. hemp it’s time to get real, time for action, not platitudes. Only legal three years…

January 21, 2022

Law in Costa Rica awaits decision by president; will he sign?

Costa Rica's president said he is studying a bill that would legalize medical marijuana and industrial hemp, giving no clear…

January 19, 2022

Lack of rules hinders development in Morocco’s Rif, but co-op keeps building

The Moroccan government last year passed a law that could give impoverished farmers in the country's Central Rif a chance…

January 18, 2022

U.S. hemp association elects three new board members

The (U.S.) Hemp Industries Association (HIA) elected three new board members and re-elected a fourth during elections held at the…

January 17, 2022

‘2022 will be the year we move forward, slowly and steadily’

INTERVIEW: Jamie Campbell Petty is Executive Director at the Midwest Hemp Council, which she co-founded with partners in 2018 to…

January 14, 2022

Two hemp compounds show promise in fighting covid-19 virus

Two compounds present in industrial hemp show the ability to prevent the virus that causes covid-19 from entering human cells,…

January 13, 2022

Beer, cannabis giants end joint venture that had planned to make drinks

Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev said it will continue to develop CBD-infused non-alcoholic drinks in Canada after its joint venture with…

January 12, 2022