Monica Raymunt


Nielsen predicts Amazon entry into U.S. CBD retail at MJBizCon hemp forum

Learn more about the state of  retailing in the marijuana industry at MJBizCon 2020. E-commerce behemoth Amazon is likely to get involved in hemp CBD U.S. retail, according to a forecast revealed during the Hemp Industry Daily Forum as part of the cannabis industry’s flagship conference, MJBizCon. Sales of hemp CBD products are expected to […]

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Industry groups, legal experts weigh implications of landmark CBD ruling in EU

Europe’s hemp industry hit a milestone last week when the European Union’s top court liberated CBD from the jurisdiction of an international drug treaty, declaring that hemp-derived cannabidiol is not a narcotic. Hemp groups in France and elsewhere in Europe gave the five judges a standing ovation for the Kanavape ruling, which declared that France’s […]

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Kentucky tobacco company buys stake in Texas hemp cigarette maker

It’s your final day to save $50 to discuss the smokable hemp market Nov. 30 at the Hemp Industry Daily Passholder Day Forum at MJBizCon2020. Turning Point Brands, a Kentucky tobacco company making increasing moves in the cannabis space, has acquired a 20% stake in the Texas-based hemp cigarette brand Wild Hempettes. The deal, which […]

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Top EU court: CBD is not a narcotic, can be freely traded on EU market

Learn more about the latest cannabis market conditions in Europe at the European Market Passholder Day Forum at MJBizCon2020, coming up Nov. 23 or on demand anytime afterward.  The European Union’s high court said Thursday that CBD derived from the entire hemp plant is not a narcotic under an international drug treaty and is therefore […]

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EU court poised to make landmark ruling on CBD in Europe

Five judges on the European Union’s top court in Luxembourg are set to rule on the legality of France’s ban on hemp-derived CBD – and potentially upend the future of Europe’s hemp industry in the process. Thursday’s ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union on the so-called Kanavape case is one of […]

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Report: Chinese hemp company lands $75 million investment from pharma giant

China’s biotech and pharma giant Tasly Holding Group has announced a 500 million yuan ($75.6 million) investment into biotech company Puyuan Miaosheng Group’s industrial hemp subsidiary. The investment will be used to develop Yunnan Maye Biotech’s operations in hemp farming, foods and beverages, pet food, new tobacco products and vaporizers, and biopharmaceutical products in five […]

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