South America’s largest economy took another step toward legalizaing cannabis cultivation on Tuesday when parents, clergy members, physicians, growers and regulators logged online to attend a public hearing on a draft law that would legalize the cultivation of cannabis in Brazil. The technical meeting was organized by the lower house’s special commission for the regulation […]Read More
One German company has decided to tackle the high-risk regulatory landscape for cannabinoid products in Europe’s largest economy head on with a new lobby group for CBD manufacturers and retailers.Read More
The owner of a CBD store in Vermont is accused of bilking hemp farmers and writing bad checks. Douglas Bell, the owner of CBD-Vermont in Waterbury, pleaded not guilty to seven felony counts of theft of service, two felony counts of false pretenses, two misdemeanor counts of writing a bad check and a misdemeanor count […]Read More
Ecofibre Limited, an Australian manufacturer of hemp-derived CBD, food products, textiles and composites, has completed a $42 million purchase of a portfolio of manufacturing businesses in North Carolina to support the commercialization of its Hemp Black facemask and gaiter line.Read More
A United Kingdom retailer has launched a limited-edition hemp textile sneaker by U.S. athletic apparel giant Nike. Nike has partnered with the UK retailer, called size?, to sell the Nike Air Zoom Type ‘Hemp’ shoe. The shoe launched on the retailer’s app and in stores on Friday, priced at 140 pound ($185). Nike did not […]Read More
Despite being overshadowed by the output of France’s hemp farmers and the heft of Germany’s consumer buying power, Poland stands out as a key player among Europe’s hemp markets.Read More
A quartet of French industry groups has criticized the European Commission’s preliminary view that CBD should be regulated as a narcotic, warning that producers, manufacturers and consumers would all face “dramatic repercussions” if the stance is made official. Syndicat Professionnel du Chanvre, an association of cannabis producers, processors and distributors in France, joined three other […]Read More
Draft legislation that would allow Brazilian farmers to grow cannabis for medical and industrial purposes on domestic soil for the first time has been submitted to the country’s lower house of Congress. The bill was delivered to the House of Deputies speaker this week by lawmakers Paulo Teixeira and Luciano Ducci, co-sponsors of the bill […]Read More
Colorado-based CBD extractor and private-label supplier Mile High Labs has entered a distribution deal with a subsidiary of a major UK convenience store group for its own consumer brand. The distribution agreement for Mile High’s CBD brand Mellow Greens was struck with Nisa Retail, which is owned by The Co-operative Group. Eleven of the brand’s […]Read More
A labeling lawsuit accusing American Shaman CBD of falsely claiming its products were free of heavy metals has been dismissed from federal court – but the plaintiff plans to revive the lawsuit in Florida court.Read More
The CBD vape market in Germany would likely decline in coming years even without new restrictions and advertising bans for the non-nicotine e-cigarettes, analysts say.Read More
London-based cannabis investment company World High Life says its CBD subsidiary Love Hemp has started construction on a bigger production facility.Read More
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January Update: Kristen Nichols Interviews HIA Executive Director Jody McGinnessKristen Nichols gets a January update from HIA executive director, Jody McGinness.
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