Research

Polish institute has ambitious plan for global growth

Poland’s Institute of Natural Fibers & Medicinal Plants (IWNiRZ) has launched a program aimed at lifting the fortunes of the…

September 17, 2020

Zoo in Poland is trialing CBD to address elephants’ anxiety

When Erna, a 35-year-old elephant and herd leader died at the zoo in Warsaw, Poland last March, it brought stress…

August 26, 2020

Hemp variety from Poland shows strong dual cropping potential

The Polish hemp variety Białobrzeskie has the greatest economic potential among 11 hemp cultivars recently studied by a research team…

August 12, 2020

Australian researchers studying hemp nutrition for animal feed

Researchers in the Australian state of Tasmania are studying the nutritional value of hemp for animal feed as they look…

August 5, 2020

IP licensing startup aims to connect breeders with market

Three cannabis industry veterans have joined to launch Breeder’s Best, a U.S.-based company that will focus on intellectual property (IP)…

July 24, 2020

New compound from CBDA could be substitute for opioids, steroids

Israeli researcher Raphael Mechoulam has announced the development of a process to modify and stabilize cannabidiolic acids (CBDA) that appear…

July 17, 2020

Czech firm approved to export first full-spectrum extract

Prague-based PharmaCan s.r.o., said it will export 500 grams of full-spectrum distilled cannabis extract made from industrial hemp to Worldpharma…

June 19, 2020

U.S. researchers will study hemp’s potential to clear algae

Researchers in the U.S. state of Florida are studying how hemp plants could help in the battle against toxic algae,…

June 3, 2020

Research in U.S. will look at single vs. whole-plant extracts

Leading researchers in the USA will check the effectiveness of whole-plant versus single-extract CBD under a $9 million project aimed…

May 15, 2020

Book by U.S. research team lays out case for hemp building

A team of researchers at New York's Parsons School of Design has authored a nearly 200-page book laying out the…

April 30, 2020