Items tagged with hemp

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Global cannabis industry eyes China for production and investment [02.11.2018] The global cannabis industry is targeting China for production and investment, while the country’s investors are warming up to the idea of placing th...
Cannabis to give a ‘high’ to Himachal textiles [11.08.2018] The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to explore the industrial possibilities with hemp, a variety of cannabis, to produce yarn for making clot...
Hemp cultivation is now 'legal' in Uttarakhand [10.07.2018] Uttarakhand will be the first State in India to allow commercial cultivation of hemp crop, a rich source of high-quality fibre and a host of medicina...
Hong Kong drug firm’s shares rise after it brings in Chinese hemp producer to explore medical uses of cannabis [22.02.2018] S hares in Hong Kong pharmaceutical company Meilleure Health International Industry Group soared by as much as 35 per cent on Thursday after it issue...
Hemp without the high: Legal side still smoky, but cannabis startups eye areas from fabric to medicine [20.02.2018] In April 2017, when the Central government and the Ministry of Health and Welfare issued the first-ever research licence to grow cannabis to the Coun...
Check benefits of cannabis, Prime Minister’s office tells health ministry [17.02.2018] As demands for the legalisation of cannabis or hemp gather momentum, the Prime Minister’s Office asked the ministry of health and family welfare (MoH...
Mumbaiites fight to legalise marijuana [27.12.2017] The Bangalore-based founder of the Great Legalisation Movement (GLM), Viki Vaurora, wrote to the Prime Minister asking him to legalise hemp — leaves ...
Law on marijuana should be eased [17.12.2017] In a long overdue move, the government this past week decided to relax the narcotics law and allow hemp to be grown as a cash crop in six provinces i...
Green gold: how China quietly grew into a cannabis superpower [27.08.2017] Thanks to government support and a long tradition, China has quietly become a superpower in hemp production and research. This growth has in part bee...
Marijuana on high ground [07.08.2017] The demand for medical marijuana has been gaining ground in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, home to the world's best-quality "weed". Though illega...
Mexico legalises medical marijuana [21.06.2017] Medicinal cannabis has been made legal in Mexico . The President, Enrique Pena Nieto, has officially published a bill allowing its use for health and...
World Cannabis Day: ‘Flying leaves’ defy stigma to soar to new heights [21.04.2017] Ironically, in Asia where cannabis cultivation first began, cannabis laws remain the strictest. China will probably be the last country to relax such...
Hemp cultivation: Uttarakhand's plan to hand out licences to grow the plant is a welcome step for farmers' livelihood [20.12.2015] Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat’s has announced that the state would encourage hemp cultivation and hand out licences to farmers. However, sa...
Cannabis cultivation to be legalised in Uttarakhand albeit for industry [12.10.2015] Resident of the small mountain state Uttarakhand will now be able to take up cultivation of cannabis purely for industrial purposes. According to off...
China’s marijuana surprise [11.11.2014] An economic stir is happening in China, but it’s in an industry you might not expect. With more than half of the 600 relevant patents filed with the ...

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