Policy

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

Zambia ponders hemp, MJ bills

Zambia's Cabinet has introduced two cannabis measures in the Parliament. The Industrial Hemp Bill, 2021 would set up licensing for…

March 2, 2021

State ag departments back 1.0% THC

The U.S. National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) has supported amending U.S. law to raise the allowable limit…

March 1, 2021

Clearing bureaucracy would let dynamic Polish hemp sector grow even faster

While Polish hemp fields could grow by as much as 40% in 2021, knocking down the country's outdated crop zoning…

March 1, 2021

As Africa opens up to cannabis, ‘it isn’t all about marijuana’

Africa can build a hemp industry based on locally owned and operated supply chains, but the continent's many diverse nations…

February 26, 2021