Makers and sellers of CBD products should be conforming to the European Union’s Novel Food regime introduced in January this year. But, as things stand, just one firm Cannabis Pharma, a Czech Republic company, has made an application to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), with a handful of others […]

The first two batches of Colombian CBD have been exported to Europe as the South American country steps-up efforts to become a leading global player. The Colombian government recently granted its first CBD isolate export permit to PharmaCielo and it has now shipped its first batch to the Swiss firm Creso Pharma. […]

Hemp cultivation in Europe is well established with a tradition dating back hundreds of years. Currently, it is estimated that Europe cultivates up to 25% of the world’s hemp. France alone accounted for 40% of the European production, with at least 20 other countries contributing to the European Union’s total. […]

The deadline for submitting nominations for Marijuana Business Daily’s inaugural MJBizDaily Awards is Saturday. The awards, which will be held during MJBizCon Week (Dec. 7-13) in Las Vegas, will recognize the top companies, individuals and organizations participating in the global cannabis industry. The MJBizDaily editorial staff will choose the winners in the […]

(Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of Q&As with speakers at MJBizConINT’L, Sept. 4-6, in Toronto. Kostas Ioannou’s panel will discuss hemp and cannabis opportunities in Europe. To read the previous Q&A in this series, click here.) Kostas Ioannou has advice for North American companies interested in expanding into Europe’s booming […]