BREAKING: European Commission reverses course, says CBD should not be regulated as a narcotic

Want to learn more about cannabis regulations in Europe? Check out the Europe Market Forum at MJBizCon, available on demand. Makers of CBD foods and supplements no longer face the prospect of a blanket ban in Europe after the European Commission revised its preliminary stance that CBD should be treated as a narcotic. The Commission […]

Report: Malawi ready for hemp cultivation as tobacco revenue tumbles

Malawi’s new regulatory agency for the cultivation, processing and sale of medical cannabis and industrial hemp has said the country is ready to launch commercial production of the crop, the Reuters news agency reported last week. Malawi’s agriculture ministry said the licensing fees for the cultivation, sale, storage, and distribution of industrial hemp or medicinal […]

Industry groups, legal experts weigh implications of EU court’s CBD ruling

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 […]

Top EU court: CBD is not a narcotic, should be allowed under free-trade agreement

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 […]

Polish hemp company sets fundraising record in bid for textile, CBD expansion

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.  Kombinat Konopny, a hemp grower in Poland, raised 4.2 million zloty ($1.1 million) in an online fundraising campaign this week, reportedly breaking a record for the most […]

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 on the so-called Kanavape case is one of the most highly anticipated decisions for Europe’s CBD industry. […]

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