Can Europe learn from Germany’s approach to cannabis? {$excerpt:n} Exploring regulation and policy in Germany, the world’s third largest legal cannabis market outside North America. As of December 2019, Germany represented the world’s third largest market for legal cannabis-based products outside of North America. Since the country moved to legalise the prescribing of cannabis…

Do European CBD Products Contain THC Without Consumers Knowing? {$excerpt:n} The popularity of products infused with cannabidiol (CBD) has increased exponentially in recent years. Chances are if a consumer or patient can think of a commercially available food product or topical rub-based product that doesn’t contain CBD, there’s an equivalent product available that does…

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…

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…

What’s the Deal with Organic Regulation for Cannabis? {$excerpt:n} While the standard consumer might not be contemplating whether their CBD oil, hemp flower, or cannabis edible came from an organic source, there is more and more push for better regulatory standards in general, and for organic as well. Now, let’s talk a little bit…

Global Drug Law Monitor Hints At Fresh Approach To Cannabis Regulation {$excerpt:n} The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), responsible for monitoring compliance with global drug treaties, has admitted it may have to water down its hardline approach to cannabis regulation to stay relevant. The agency released its annual report on Thursday, and with a…

CBD market on course to grow 400% in Europe alone {$excerpt:n} Over the next five years, the global CBD market is expected to accelerate to $23.6bn, according to Grand View Research and Europe’s CBD market is set to grow by 400%. The growth of the CBD market in Europe is thanks to the growing…

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