CBx Daily Digest

‘No flower, no industry’: EIHA fights for a ‘whole plant’ approach

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) defies CBD’s novel food status, makes the case for increasing the accepted THC level to 0.3% in the field, and advocates for the use and marketing of hemp’s leaves and flowers.

The battle for Europe’s CBD market is vastly different than the wild west of “pending” regulations here in the US.

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) defies CBD’s novel food status, makes the case for increasing the accepted THC level to 0.3% in the field, and advocates for the use and marketing of hemp’s leaves and flowers. FoodNavigator speaks to the lobby group’s managing director, Lorenza Romanese, to find out more.

EIHA was originally formed almost 19 years ago but officially founded in 2005. EIHA is based in Brussels and Cologne.

EIHA is run by a Board of 7 people, equally distributed between farmers, producers, and processors. Following consultation with our members, the Board acts on their behalf.

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