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HT Podcast: 2020 Hemp Planting Season Outlook

This episode: HempToday Editor & Publisher Kehrt Reyher reviews answers to the Hemp Farming Outlook Micro-Survey and discusses seed selection…

April 7, 2020

Despite the problems brought on by virus, a call to till on

By Steve Allin It is scary how things can change in just a few weeks. Unless you were living in…

April 7, 2020

U.S. CBD seller warned over claims of coronavirus treatment

A U.S. company has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)…

April 3, 2020

U.S. farmers & processors ‘feeling pinch’ as growth of market slows

INTERVIEW: Rick Trojan is an American hemp entrepreneur and the founder of Hemp Road Trip, which promotes industrial hemp all…

April 2, 2020

Hemp programs approved for U.S. states of Georgia, Iowa

Two traditional agriculture states in the USA have had their hemp programs approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).…

April 1, 2020

Hemp: A ‘promise of renewal’ for rural development in Europe

INTERVIEW: Francesco Mirizzi this month was appointed Senior Policy Advisor at the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) after having worked…

March 30, 2020

Fallout from GenCanna bankruptcy drags down MariMed

The bankruptcy of U.S.-based GenCanna Global also has dragged down penny-stock cannabis player MariMed, which had invested $30 million (€26.9…

March 29, 2020

EIHA urges German authorities to lift ‘blanket’ assessment on CBD

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) is continuing to press German consumer safety authorities to reassess their stand on products…

March 26, 2020

Czech firm’s push to register synthetically made CBD advances

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has green-lighted the “suitability check” of an application from Czech-based phytocannabinoids maker CBDepot for…

March 26, 2020

Job No. 1: ‘Educate and promote green alternatives based on hemp’

Hana Gabrielova, founder and CEO at Czech-based Hempoint, is one of Europe’s pioneering and most innovative hemp entrepreneurs and a…

March 24, 2020