Policy

Irish hemp stakeholders blast government for ignoring them

Irish hemp stakeholders have released an open letter to the government and other constituencies, saying they've been ignored as legislation…

July 2, 2020

French group fears Europe’s hemp leader could fall behind

The French Hemp Syndicate (Syndicat Professionnel du Chanvre – SPC) has issued a broad manifesto supporting the nation's industrial hemp…

June 23, 2020

Virginia sets stage for CBD in food, and smokable hemp

Virginia has joined a growing number of U.S. states clearing the way for products that come from the leaves and…

April 22, 2020

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