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Czech change on THC limit sets an example for other EU states

Amendments to Czech law that would raise the national THC limit for industrial hemp to 1.0% could spark other EU…

September 27, 2021

Animal feed association says hemp needs more research

The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) has warned against bringing hemp feed and pet food to market through…

September 24, 2021

Lawsuit accuses Aurora execs of ‘sham round-trip’ deal to inflate earnings

A lawsuit filed in a U.S. federal court alleges Aurora Cannabis Inc. and a group of past and current executives…

September 23, 2021

Irish food safety officials order recall of products from three CBD brands

Irish food safety authorities have issued an urgent product recall for three CBD brands, claiming the products contain unsafe levels…

September 22, 2021

Native American alliance hopes to spark cannabis on tribal lands

The Native American Cannabis Alliance (NACA) said it signed memoranda of understanding with indigenous farmers from three Native American tribes…

September 21, 2021

UK project aimed at accelerating hemp as as biorefinery crop

A project aimed at accelerating the use of hemp as a biorefinery crop is among 24 sustainability initiatives that have…

September 21, 2021

Czech president expected to sign law raising THC limit to 1.0%

Czech President Miloš Zeman is expected to sign a bill that would set the limit for THC in industrial hemp…

September 17, 2021

Plastics startup off to fast start after raising $1 million via crowdfunding

Startup Canadian Industrial Hemp Corporation (CIHC) said it has raised more than $1 million of a $5 million dollar goal…

September 16, 2021

Hemp takes a foothold in grain, fiber in South Dakota’s first year

South Dakota farmers are harvesting hemp on 1,600 acres in 2021, and state officials say they expect that number to…

September 15, 2021

Biotech processes can drill down on cannabinoids, report suggests

Biotechnological production processes can unveil pharmacological profiles and potential effects of cannabinoids that are present in cannabis only in small…

September 14, 2021