Policy

Brandenburg parliamentary groups push state to support hemp

Envisioning a strong role for hemp in the state's agriculture, three Brandenburg parliamentary groups have offered recommendations they say would…

May 7, 2021

Massachusetts opens land for hemp

The state of Massachusetts has opened up some 73,000 acres of protected farmland to hemp production. The land was previously…

May 3, 2021

Poland near accord on raising hemp THC level to 0.3%

The Polish government has tentatively agreed to increase the THC limit for industrial hemp from the current 0.2% to 0.3%.…

May 3, 2021

German company fights for decree on import of hemp leaves

German hemp company Hempro International GmbH has submitted an application to the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety…

April 30, 2021

Two key changes could free up CBD production in UK

The UK could advance quickly in the CBD sector if key post-Brexit changes in regulation are enacted to allow the…

April 27, 2021

Critics say govt. failing Paraguay’s small farmers by blocking seeds

Hemp stakeholders in Paraguay say the government is favoring large business interests to the disadvantage of peasant farmers in contravention…

April 21, 2021

Kentucky makes 8 appointments to state hemp board

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles has made the following appointments to the state's Industrial Hemp Advisory Board: Bob Pearce,…

April 5, 2021

Recycled HEMP Act proposes measuring THC at producer level

A bill has that has been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate would move hemp testing from the flower itself to…

April 2, 2021

Zambia OKs hemp, MJ laws

The government of Zambia has passed a bill to legalize hemp. The measure calls for establishment of licensing for farming,…

March 8, 2021

DEA sings same old tune about hemp in annual drug report

A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) report issued this week suggests that the legalization of hemp in 2018 is causing…

March 8, 2021