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Hemp & CBD vs Marijuana – What is the Difference?

Hemp & CBD vs Marijuana – What is the Difference?
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.

Business

Business
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.

Health

Health
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

Sustainability

Sustainability
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.

History

History
First documented uses of hemp in Japan and China in 8000 –5000 BC

EU To Be Challenged On Recent ‘Novel Foods’ Ruling By The UK

EU To Be Challenged On Recent ‘Novel Foods’ Ruling By The UK
The UK’s Cannabis Trades Association joins the fight against the decision to add hemp extracts – which includes CBD – to the EU’s Novel Food Catalogue.

Hemp & CBD On The First Page Of Iceland’s Biggest Newspaper

Hemp & CBD On The First Page Of Iceland’s Biggest Newspaper
On 30 May, CBD and hemp were featured in the long article on the first pages of Fréttablaðið – the biggest Icelandic newspaper.

FDA’s First-Ever Public Hearing On CBD

FDA’s First-Ever Public Hearing On CBD
Last Friday, 31 May, the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), held its first-ever public hearing on CBD and cannabinoids.

Celebrating Hemp History Week

Celebrating Hemp History Week
From 3 to 9 June, the hemp industry has been celebrating the 10th annual ‘Hemp History Week’. Hemp History Week is the largest educational campaign about hemp in the U.S.

Earliest Evidence Of Cannabis Use Found In China

Earliest Evidence Of Cannabis Use Found In China
As the Science Advances reports, the earliest known evidence of cannabis use has been recently uncovered in the Pamir Mountains in Western China.

Advantages Of Hemp Clothing For You And The Environment

Advantages Of Hemp Clothing For You And The Environment
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.

The Cologne Declaration On Industrial Hemp

The Cologne Declaration On Industrial Hemp
On 5-9 June, European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) held the largest conference on industrial hemp of all time and worldwide in Cologne, Germany.

Trolley, Vegan Chorizo, Or A Sculpture? Meet The Hemp Products Of The Year

Trolley, Vegan Chorizo, Or A Sculpture? Meet The Hemp Products Of The Year
This June, at the EIHA Conference in Cologne, the awards were given to the Hemp Products of the Year 2019. The three winners were chosen by the expert audience from 6 nominees.

Recent Study On CBD Products In The UK Finds Exceeded THC Levels, Other Problems

Recent Study On CBD Products In The UK Finds Exceeded THC Levels, Other Problems
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.

EIHA’s Call To Action

EIHA’s Call To Action
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.

CBD Hemp Oils For Pets

CBD Hemp Oils For Pets
Animal lovers know perfectly well that there is no delicacy in the world man would keep from their beloved pet. This rule applies to cannabis products as well.

EIHA Calls For Clear Regulations On Hemp Cosmetics

EIHA Calls For Clear Regulations On Hemp Cosmetics
The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has recently challenged the changes to EU regulations on cosmetics proposed earlier this year by the EU Working Group on Cosmetic Products.

Hemp Industry Representatives Spoke In European Parliament

Hemp Industry Representatives Spoke In European Parliament
On 12 December, Hemp Industry Representatives spoke in European Parliament at a special event on “The State of Hemp in Europe” held in Brussels, Belgium

Hemp Is Going To Space… Again

Hemp Is Going To Space… Again
The Colorado-based biotechnology company, Front Range Biosciences, is planning to send both hemp and coffee tissue cell cultures to the International Space Station (ISS).

What Is The EU Green Deal?

What Is The EU Green Deal?
The EU Green Deal was introduced by the European Commission to improve the well-being of communities and strengthen the EU economy by protecting our natural environment.