European Industrial Hemp Organisation: industrial hemp in Europe {$excerpt:n} European Industrial Hemp Organisation Managing Director Lorenza Romanese details the current status of Europe’s hemp industry. The European Industrial Hemp Organisation (EIHA), based in both Brussels and Cologne, was officially founded in 2005; and is the only Europe-wide industrial body serving the hemp sector. Lorenza…

FDA Says No, CBD Does Not Cure COVID-19 {$excerpt:n} Former NFL player Kyle Turley made headlines this week for some eye-catching remarks. The retired offensive lineman entered the cannabis industry in 2017, when he launched Neuro Armour (now called Neuro XPF), a brand of CBD products. Turley and his Neuro XPF brand made claims in…

Cannabis Scientists and Labs Can Help with National COVID-19 Research Volunteer Database {$excerpt:n} Harvard Neuroscientist, Michael Wells, and a team of volunteer scientists from endCoronavirus.org have created and stocked a national database of scientists and researchers ready, willing and able to help with response efforts for COVID-19. At the time of this writing, more than 8,000 scientists have registered…

(L)Earning from Failure {$excerpt:n} The spectacular rise and crash of the Canadian cannabis stock market has been painful to watch, let alone to experience as an industry insider. The hype around the market has vanished and many investors are left disappointed. Large sustainable gains simply haven’t materialized as promised. The producers are clearly suffering. They…

Cannabis Brands in Culture: Tyson Ranch {$excerpt:n} The Brand Marketing Byte showcases highlights from Pioneer Intelligence’s Cannabis Brand Marketing Snapshots, featuring data-led case studies covering marketing and business development activities of U.S. licensed cannabis companies. Here is a data-led, shallow dive on the California brand, Tyson Ranch: Tyson Ranch – Cannabis Brands in Culture To…

Hemp: A ‘promise renewal’ for rural development in Europe {$excerpt:n} Francesco Mirizzi this month was appointed Senior Policy Advisor at the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) after having worked for two years in Copa-Cogeca, the biggest farmers organization in the European Union. He is an EU and international lobbying expert with experience both in…