2019-01-16

Press Release: CAP Reform, an opportunity to enhance hemp varieties

The Common Agriculture Policy (CAP), currently on the table of the European Parliament, is an opportunity for hemp producers to increase the tetrahydrocannabinol content of varieties grown in Europe. EIHA and MEPs worked together to increase the level from 0.2% to 0.3%. The European Commission presented its legislative proposal for the CAP post-2020 on the 1 June 2018, afterwards, the legislative proposal was sent to the European Parliament and to the Council for discussion. Concerning the Parliament, the first exchange of view took place in autumn 2018 and were consolidated into three reports written by the Rapporteur.

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