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Ireland’s ‘Dangerously Confused’ Justice System Is Harming Europe’s Hemp And CBD Industry

Chris Allen, Executive Director of Hemp Federation Ireland, elaborates on the Irish authorities’ legal turmoil over hemp and CBD. HEMP Federation Ireland has advised the EU...

The Maze Of Regulatory Requirements For Cannabis Medicinal Products In Europe – An Impression Of Scattered Regionalism, Associated With Risks For Patients

By Prof. Dr. Markus Veit, Managing Director, Alphatopics GmbH IN the absence of existing national or European requirements, the regionally competent authorities in our...

How Hemp Can Deliver Growth In Agriculture – And Boost The UK Economy

By Mike Morgan-Giles, CEO, Cannabis Industry Council NEW Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is set to face a daunting inbox of challenges, including stabilising our economy...

‘Collaborative Vertical Integration Has To Be The Way Forward For the European Cannabis Industry’

BACK in 2019 at a US industry conference while discussing cannabis business models a top executive from JP Morgan said ‘Gap do not...

With Extracts Expected To Achieve A ‘50% Share Of The EU Cannabis Market’ In The Next Few Years, Who Is Currently Leading The...

Michael Sassano, CEO of international cannabis manufacturer Somai Pharmaceuticals, explores the state of cannabis extract manufacturing in Europe and who is currently leading the...

Having A Fair, Reciprocal Relationship With Patients ‘Isn’t Just The Right Thing To Do, It Simply Makes Business Sense’ 

Mary Biles, author of The CBD Book and host of the podcast ‘Cannabis Voices’, asks whether for all the rhetoric around patient engagement across...

EFSA’s Request For Human CBD Toxicology Data Is ‘Unusual’ For a Food Authority

Susanne Caspar CEO of Swiss botanical extraction company Linnea SA analyses Europe’s latest CBD deliberations. WE were not surprised by the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) decision...

US Hemp Industry Has Sights On Europe As It Looks To Overcome Technical Trade Hurdles

By Patrick Atagi NASCENT and emerging are the adjectives most often used when referring to the American hemp industry. Since the 2018 Farm Bill passed Congress,...

Securing Novel Foods Validation is a Highly Rigorous Process That is Both Costly and Time-Consuming for Companies

As the European Commission begins to release updates on CBD products that have made it through to the final stage of the Novel Food process, Dean Billington of Brains Bioceutical reflects on the impact of this lengthy process.

Forcing CBD And Hemp Consumption Down The Isolate Route Will Cause Significant Harm To The Industry

IN order to avoid a situation where hempseed chocolate bars are sold as ‘body scrub’ regulators need to develop a greater understanding of the...

Expect An Influx Of Capital Into Established European Cannabis Businesses Able To Execute On Their Plans

Pete Patterson, Chief Executive Officer of Valcon Medical, reflects on 2021 and looks ahead to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in 2022 BC: What...

2022 Will See The Race To The Bottom Replaced By A Healthy Focus On Profitable Business Models

Stenocare CEO Thomas Skovlund Schnegelsberg reflects on 2021 and looks ahead to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in 2022 BC: What are the main opportunities...

Germany Needs Workable Adult-Use Legislation Capable Of Drying-Up The Illicit Market.

Leading German Cannabis Lawyer Kai-Friedrich Niermann reflects on 2021 and looks ahead to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in 2022 BC: What are...

CBD Consumers Want Trusted Brands And High-Quality Products Backed By Regulators and Retailers

In a Q&A with BusinessCann Eoin Keenan, CEO & Co-Founder, Goodrays, says after seven years working in the industry he expects 2022 to be...

‘The European Cannabis Industry Has Passed The Point Of No Return’

In a Q&A with BusinessCann looking ahead to 2022 Lino Cereghetti, Chief Operating Officer at Swiss company Pure Holding says it is only a matter...

Europe’s Decision to Raise Permitted THC Levels in Hemp Crops Is ‘A Victory For Science’

The recent increase in hemp crop THC levels represents not only a win for the European hemp sector, but also a step forward in...

Transatlantic Knowledge Transfer: What Europe Can Learn From New York’s Cannabis Legalisation Initiatives

By Adrian Clarke, Chief Commercial Officer at Tenacious Labs 2021 is proving to be been a momentous one for the cannabis industry. Around the world,...

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European Round-Up: France’s CESE Calls For End To ‘Bitter Failure’ Of Cannabis Prohibition, Clever Leaves and Tilray Slash Portuguese Operations, & More From Czechia...

FRANCE’s Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE) has released a ‘draft opinion’ calling for the legalisation of cannabis.  On Tuesday,...

22nd Century Group (XXII) Acquires RX Pharmatech Ltd, Greatly Strengthening UK And EU Market Position

PRESS RELEASE 22nd Century Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: XXII), a leading biotechnology company dedicated to improving health with reduced nicotine tobacco, hemp/cannabis...

Czechia Could Be A ‘Step Towards Convincing The Rest Of Europe To Create A Legal Cannabis Framework’

EARLIER this week, Czechia’s national anti-drug coordinator Jindřich Vobořil, described as the ‘locomotive’ driving rapid cannabis reform in the...

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Czechia Could Be A ‘Step Towards Convincing The Rest Of Europe To Create A Legal Cannabis Framework’

EARLIER this week, Czechia’s national anti-drug coordinator Jindřich Vobořil,...

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