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French energy firm will invest $23 million in hemp-fueled gas plant

French startup Qairos Energies said it will invest nearly €18.8 million ($23 million) in its planned facility that will turn…

January 15, 2021

Stolen Aurora data for sale?

Canadian cannabis giant Aurora said it is consulting with security experts after hackers accessed the company's data bases over the…

January 14, 2021

USDA grant supports breeding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a grant that could total $500,000 for the development of industrial hemp…

January 14, 2021

U.S. company’s plans would shift hemp balance in Virginia

A Virginia, USA hemp company hopes to rally farmers to grow 1,400 acres of industrial hemp this year to feed…

January 14, 2021

Investment could boost Michigan hemp to powerhouse status

The U.S. state of Michigan can be a hemp powerhouse if the sector can attract sufficient investment, the state's hemp…

January 13, 2021

USDA approves Rhode Island plan

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved the state of Rhode Island's hemp plan. The state set two-year licensing fees…

January 13, 2021

CBD suppository to debut

Czech-based CB21 Pharma said it has obtained approval for a CBD-infused suppository which will go on the market in pharmacies…

January 12, 2021

Texas smokes case is pushed back

A court case regarding a ban on smokable hemp in the U.S. state of Texas has been rescheduled to March,…

January 12, 2021

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

Update on CBD criticized as doing little to advance U.S. regulation

CBD stakeholders in the USA say an update from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released Friday has done…

January 11, 2021