Queensland medical cannabis bill

Public Comment Invited On Queensland Medical Cannabis Bill

The Queensland Government has released its Public Health (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2016 for public consultation, plus a new related report. “This Bill will create the most...
Industrial hemp in Europe

Europe’s Industrial Hemp Industry Powers Ahead

Hemp cultivation areas in Europe will expand to almost 25,000 ha in 2016 says the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA). The increase is up from...
Australia cannabis and hemp news

Australian Medical Cannabis And Hemp News Roundup

It's been a busy week on the Australian medicinal marijuana and hemp scene - topped off by two more important announcements in the last...
Hemp seed food Australia ban

More Hemp Food Ban Progress In Australia

Australia and New Zealand have the unfortunate distinction of being the only countries in the world where the sale of hemp food is still...
Australia medical cannabis legislation - reactions

Australia’s Medical Marijuana Legislation – Reactions

Generally speaking, reaction to Australia passing legislation supporting medical cannabis has been widely welcomed. Announced by Minister for Health Sussan Ley yesterday, amendments to...
Australia cannabis legislation passes

Australian Medical Cannabis Legislation Passes

Legislation has been passed in Australia to enable the "safe, legal and reliable" supply of medicinal cannabis products. Announced by Minister for Health Sussan Ley...
Electricity use in the U.S. cannabis industry

Legal Cannabis And Electricity Consumption

Legal marijuana is the most energy intensive agricultural crop in the USA according to New Frontier. According to the cannabusiness research firm's new report; Illuminating...
Industrial hemp in Kentucky

Kentucky Expands Industrial Hemp Program

Kentucky is again embracing industrial hemp - a crop that once formed a major part of the state's economy. Now in its third year, 36...
Hemp Industries Association - FDA

Hemp Industries Association Challenges FDA

A recent spate of warning letters sent to some U.S. vendors selling cannabidiol products has elicited a response from the USA's Hemp Industries Association...
Virginia cannabis - CBD and THC-A

Virginia Green Lights In-State Cannabidiol Production

The Senate in the U.S state of Virginia has passed legislation permitting the local production of cannabidiol and THC-A; both sourced from cannabis. The Bill...

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