For many years, France was the only European country to allow hemp cultivation. And with the surge in popularity CBD oil has experienced in France over the last few years, it would be nearly impossible to not have heard about hemp and CBD at this point.
What is CBDa (cannabidiolic acid) & what are the benefits?
Posted on May 28, 2021
Have you heard of CBDa? When it comes to cannabinoids found in hemp, you’re likely most familiar with CBD (cannabidiol), and its effects and possible benefits of use. But you should also familiarize yourself with CBDa, the botanical precursor of CBD.
CBN vs CBG vs CBD – what’s the difference & benefits?
Posted on May 20, 2021
How well do you know your cannabinoids? There’s no doubt you’re familiar with CBD, or cannabidiol. With the rapid rise of CBD and the extensive coverage of its natural wellness properties, you’ve likely even tried it for yourself. But did you know that CBD is just one of many cannabinoids that are presently identified in the cannabis plant?
Amidst the legislative chaos surrounding the Brexit, the status of CBD products in Great Britain has become even more unclear... or has it? Read our blog posts where we break down the various regulatory regimes applicable in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, now the Brexit dust has settled.
Hemp truly is a wonder plant. Widely used as an industrial crop for nearly the entirety of human domesticated history, this non-psychoactive Cannabis sativa species can be a sustainable source for producing thousands of products, from food and building materials to biofuel, bioplastics, hemp CBD oil products, and more.
But we have to ask-- Did you know the hemp plant can also be used to create hemp clothing?
Bees drive pollination across the world, and as such constitute a crucial factor in the global ecology. This is why a calamity known as the ‘colony collapse disorder’ (CCD) that has been ravaging honeybees’ population for 15 years now seriously endangers not just one species, but the entire ecosystem.
Throughout Italy and beyond, food supplements containing hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) have surged in popularity in recent years as more and more people discover the wellness benefits of incorporating them into their everyday routine. Hemp and CBD have quickly become some of Italians’ favorite food supplements.
Join us for our upcoming Hemp for Humanity Webinar. As a leader in the hemp industry, Kannaway initiated the Hemp for Humanity project early 2019 when some European governments started a period of very tough activities against the hemp community and businesses such as ours.
Farmers have a lot of considerations to keep in mind when it comes to deciding which crops they’re going to invest in. Regardless of a farm’s size, every farmer is going to try to maximize farm production output and identify the most profitable crops to grow.
Big news for the hemp and CBD sector in Europe! The European Union’s highest court last week ruled that cannabidiol (CBD) is not a narcotic and therefore falls under EU law on the free movement of goods among member states.
There is much confusion around whether buying and selling cannabidiol (CBD) is legal in Slovakia. The growing popularity of hemp-derived CBD products and better understanding of their natural benefits have prompted many Slovakians to investigate whether CBD is legal to access.
Did you know that the future of hemp- and cannabidiol (CBD)-based products could be in jeopardy?
In July 2020, the European Commission issued a surprising preliminary conclusion that CBD, the non-psychoactive cannabinoid regularly used in food, wellness supplements, and skincare products, should be considered a narcotic drug under the United Nations Single Convention.
Key Differences Between Hemp CBD and Marijuana. Are hemp products and marijuana one and the same? In this post, we’ll discuss the difference between hemp and marijuana, including how the two plants differ in THC levels, how they are grown, legality, and more.
The popularity of food supplements containing cannabidiol (CBD) has risen in recent years, which prompted the EU’s Committee for Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (PAFF) to revisit the permitted consumption of hemp products in the Novel Foods (NF) catalogue.
According to the European Cannabis Report by Prohibition Partners, the world’s leading provider of cannabis market insights, Europe has the potential to be the largest cannabis market in the world, with an estimated value of €123bn.
Our Endogenous Cannabinoid System or endocannabinoid system (ECS) regulates a balance of ‘homeostasis’ within us, including functions such as mood, sleep, appetite, digestion, metabolism and hormone regulation. It was discovered in the mid-1980s by Dr David Allen
Industrial hemp was once a dominant crop on the American landscape. This hardy and renewable resource (one of the earliest domesticated plants, dating back to the Neolothic Age in China) was refined for various industrial applications, including paper, textiles and cordage.
Bulgaria First EU Country To Authorise The Sale Of CBD
Posted on June 22, 2020
The demand for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD, has increased exponentially in recent years due to a large onslaught of published studies and media coverage reporting on the benefits of this non-intoxicating compound.
Advantages Of Hemp Clothing For You And The Environment
Posted on June 20, 2020
For centuries hemp has served as a source of fibre. Up until the wake of the 20th century the potential of the Cannabis Sativa species as a fibrous crop had been so prevalent, that even today the terms “fibrous hemp”, “industrial hemp” and “hemp” as such are being used interchangeably.
Recent Study On CBD Products In The UK Finds Exceeded THC Levels, Other Problems
Posted on June 20, 2020
According to a recent study conducted by PhytoVista and commissioned by UK’s Centre for Medical Cannabis (CMC), the THC levels were exceeded in almost half of 30 CBD products currently being sold in the UK.
On 15 July, The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) issued a call to its members as to help defend its position: that CBD and extracts from hemp leaves and flowers should not fall under EU ‘Novel Food’ regime.