Hemp and Australian agriculture

Parliamentary Committee Report Backs Australian Hemp

An Australian Parliament Agriculture and Water Resources Committee report released last month supports removing barriers faced by the nation's hemp sector. The Committee’s inquiry looked...
Industrial hemp in Kansas

Kansas Prepares For First “Commercial” Industrial Hemp Season

The Kansas Department of Agriculture will begin accepting industrial hemp grower applications from January 8. Up to this point, the only pathway for growing industrial hemp in the...
Michigan veterinarians and medical cannabis

Michigan Veterinarians Can Now Talk About CBD

A bill signed into law by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer last week enables veterinarians in the state to discuss cannabis treatments with pet owners. Prior...
Medicinal cannabis in Western Australia

WA’s Medical Cannabis Red Tape Hampering Doctors

There's still more to be done to improve patient access to medical cannabis in Western Australia says the director of a medical clinic in...
Industrial hemp - U.S. Virgin Islands

First Hemp Production License In U.S. Virgin Islands Issued

The issuing of the first hemp production licence was big news for the small territory. The U.S. Virgin Islands are a group of Caribbean islands...
Hemp in South Carolina

South Carolina Kicks Off Hemp Cultivation Application Period

South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has announced it will begin accepting hemp cultivation applications for the 2021 season from January 1. The application process...
Hemp seed rules in Switzerland

Switzerland Eases Hemp Seed Rules

From the beginning of 2021, hemp will no longer be subject to Switzerland's agricultural seed legislation. In Switzerland, only quality- and identity-assured seeds from performance-tested...
Kakadu Plum and hemp

Pairing Hemp With Australian Superfoods: Kakadu Plum

Kakadu Plum, also known as “billygoat plum” and “green plum”, is a “new” super fruit that has been appreciated and used by Australia's indigenous...
Hemp processing in Virginia

New Hemp Fibre And CBD Extraction Facility For Virginia

Virginia will soon be home to a new and much needed industrial hemp fiber processing and cannabidiol (CBD) oil extraction facility. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam...
Canopy Growth vs. GW Pharmaceuticals

Cannabidiol CO2 Extraction Patent Action Launched

Canada's Canopy Growth is taking on the UK's GW Pharmaceuticals over a widely used cannabidiol extraction method. The company recently filed its complaint in the...