HEMP IN THE WORLD
HEMP IN THE WORLD
15th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN INDUSTRIAL HEMP ASSOCIATION EIHA 2018 Dates: 12. – 13. June 2018 Location: Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany More info to follow European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) http://eiha-conference.org/
CANADA MOVES A STEP CLOSER TO LEGALISING MARIJUANA Canada moves a step closer to legalising marijuana Canadian senators passed the Cannabis Act by 56 votes to 30 with one abstention after studying the landmark legislation for six months. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has committed to making marijuana legal by this summer. Canada will be the […]
An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Countries in the Danube Region have put hemp at the center of a roadmap for the EU’s DanuBioValNet project that aims to develop a sustainable growth policy for bio-based value chains.
Celebrating a major shift in cultural attitudes about cannabis — or just looking to enjoy the right to get high without legal entanglements — Californians lined up at dispensaries up and down the state Monday morning to be among the first to purchase recreational marijuana, more than a year after the state’s voters passed Proposition 64.
On Monday, UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals announced the start of clinical trials of Sativex as a treatment for aggressive brain cancer.
GW Pharmaceuticals Achieves Positive Results in Phase 2 Proof of Concept Study in Glioma GW intends to advance oncology research and development efforts – London, UK, 7 Feb 2017: GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH, “GW,” “the Company” or “the Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid […]
In the "State of Hemp 2017" market report, the Hemp Business Journal estimated that the total retail value of all hemp products sold in the U.S. in 2016 hit at least $688 million. As per their estimates, the entire U.S. hemp industry could grow to $1.8 billion in sales by 2020, largely driven by hemp foods, body care and CBD-based products.