Policy

New German cannabis association will fully embrace hemp

A new cannabis association in Germany says its work will fully embrace industrial hemp as it aims to set a…

March 16, 2020

EIHA says UN commission not authorized to classify hemp under drug treaty

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has called for a clear international legal framework for industrial hemp, noting sharply that…

March 6, 2020

Delayed UN vote on cannabis rescheduling will affect hemp

Informal negotiations held in Vienna ahead of this week’s 63rd Session of the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs (UN-CND) have…

March 1, 2020

CAP reforms can boost EU hemp farmers, but who’ll get the money?

If the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) is successful in its efforts to raise the allowable THC level in hemp…

February 18, 2020

How hemp can lead a polar shift to heal Earth’s atmosphere

By Paul J. von Hartmann "For a long time I have been concerned with . . . how our main…

January 17, 2020

Czech hemp cluster lauds EU’s adoption of ‘European Green Deal’

Czech-based hemp cluster CzecHemp has lauded the so called European Green Deal, an ambitious growth strategy that aims to make…

December 27, 2019

Euro association seeks input to strengthen lobbying in Brussels

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has added a CBD sector survey to its regular hemp cultivation survey, having for…

October 28, 2019

U.S. Navy issues policy warning sailors not to use CBD

The United States Navy has officially prohibited sailors from possessing or using CBD, citing its “zero tolerance” drug policy. “Navy…

August 21, 2019

CBD’s proliferation calls for oversight, says EU agency

Levels of CBD in cannabis products should be closely monitored to protect public health, advises a report from the European…

June 27, 2019

Hemp shipments in USA should ease later this year

The movement of hemp and hemp-based products around the United States should be easier soon as a result of recent…

June 17, 2019