California has passed Assembly Bill 45, granting official approval to the sale of hemp-derived CBD products.
Argentina has published a draft regulatory framework for the development of the medical cannabis and industrial hemp industry, according to a report published by El Planteo.
Saudi Arabia’s Food and Drug regulator, SFDA, has drafted a regulation that, if passed into law, would require the majority of imported food products to be halal-certified, according to a report published by Salaam Gateway, quoting Gulf Trade.
The American Herbal Products Association (APHA) has published a Hemp Lexicon in order to standardize the terminology used in the cultivation, processing, manufacturing and labelling of hemp and products derived from hemp in the U.S.
China is set to ban the use of cannabis and its extracts in beauty products, according to a report published by Jing Daily.
New York State is set to greenlight the recreational use of marijuana, according to a report published by The Wall Street Journal.
The U.S. congress has introduced a new bill that will approve CBD for use in dietary supplements, a move that aims to push the FDA into approving the ingredient, according to Natural Products Insider.
Hailey Bieber has filed a trademark application for naming rights for the name Rhode, according to a report published by Refinery 29, quoting TMZ as its source.
The USDA has published its Final Rule for the domestic production of hemp and has raised the restricted ceiling of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as well as giving more time for farmers to collect samples.
Thailand has made a landmark decision to allow the use of most parts of cannabis and hemp for cosmetics and food, with individuals and businesses now also being able to cultivate hemp seed and seed extract.