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EU project targets cheaper microalgae cultivation through molecular magnets

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Hemp heavyweights announced strategic investment

In Canada, Aurora Cannabis is taking a 19.9% stake in Hempco Food and Fiber Inc., one of the world's largest producers of industrial hemp...

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