Day: February 25, 2022

Italian Cannabis Activist Group Push for Clarity for Puzzling Series of Decrees

Three stakeholder groups say they will appeal to Italy’s Regional Administrative Tribunal (TAR) to challenge a recently approved decree that classifies hemp among medicinal plants in contravention of European law. The groups say they intend to go to TAR in the Lazio region to seek suspension of one paragraph in the most recent inter-ministerial decree, and …

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Presenting a Portable Solution for Whole-Plant Hemp Processing, “SmartBox”

An international team has developed integrated portable hemp processing technology that can capitalize on the entire hemp plant while supporting economically challenged communities and helping to mitigate climate change through regenerative agriculture. SmartBox, a self-contained processing system that fits in a shipping container, is by London-based e-HempHouse, a partnership among British entrepreneur Peter Miles, U.S.-based …

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Insight in Federal Marijuana Reform & Legalization

The movement to overhaul federal marijuana policy has gotten more crowded in recent years, with new trade associations, business groups, social justice activists and lobbyists joining calls to legalize the plant. The collection of stakeholders also has become much more diverse. A decade ago, it was mostly marijuana consumers and medical cannabis patients. Today, organizations …

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