North America

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

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

U.S. hemp trade association parts ways with its president

The U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) says it will elect a new president after parting ways with Joy Beckerman, who…

March 20, 2020

Another Kentucky hemp firm succumbs as Atalo Holdings says it’s bankrupt

Another hemp company in the U.S. state of Kentucky has run into trouble as highly-touted whole-plant processor Atalo Holdings Inc.…

March 14, 2020

Coronavirus causes organizers to postpone NoCo in USA

North America’s biggest hemp trade show, Colorado-based NoCo Hemp Expo, has postponed this year’s event to Aug. 6-8 in the…

March 9, 2020

USDA delays federal oversight of labs testing for THC

Federal agriculture officials in the USA are delaying a rule that all THC testing on U.S. hemp crops must be…

March 4, 2020

USDA: ‘Difficult to imagine hemp matching corn or soybeans’

A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that summarizes development of the industrial hemp sector is not necessarily…

March 3, 2020

Colorado governor to unveil ‘roadmap’ to financial services

The governor of leading U.S. hemp state Colorado, Jared Polis, will unveil a “roadmap” to strengthen relations between the state’s…

February 28, 2020