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Canadians turn attention to CBD

Despite a mini-boom in hemp seed exports to South Korea that’s turning into a mini-bust, Canadian hemp stakeholders are still upbeat as they look forward…



Another setback for South African CBD

South African hemp stakeholders are expressing dismay as a proposed amendment to existing laws governing narcotics has designated CBD prescription-only, a move that would hand…


Creso Pharma stakes a claim in Canada

A Cannabis Act expected to be in place by next summer in Canada will eventually open the market to hemp-based nutraceutical products, Australia-based Creso Pharma…


Expect ‘bumps in road’ for CBD in U.S.

Bob Hoban is founder and Managing Partner at Colorado, USA-based Hoban Law Group (HLG), a leading global cannabis industry law and business advisory that specializes…



South African cannabis gets a voice

A Cannabis Development Council for South Africa (CDCSA) is being formed to advance the hemp and marijuana sectors in the country. Organizers say each SA…


State officials push for hemp in New York

Hemp looks likely to expand in New York state (USA) as officials this year have opened up licensing following two years of tightly controlled development….


EIHA urges harmonized THC rules for foods

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has called on the European Commission to develop harmonized guidelines for THC in hemp food products, releasing a detailed…