Boris has been a Hemp activist since 1998 when he founded “Why not hemp?” a non-profit fund. (www.konopa.sk). Boris grew hemp for research purposes under Slovak government licenses as early as 1999, and helped to push Slovak government to adopt EU hemp-related farming rules in 2008. Since 2010, Boris has been fully dedicated to hemp business. He is the Co-founder of HempSeedOil.eu a leading European importer and wholesaler of bulk seed derivatives from Canada for food and cosmetics sectors. And he is also the Co-founder of CBDepot.eu providing legal CBD extractives and isolate since 2014, adding CBG isolate since late 2016 and pharmaceutical-grade EU GMP Cannabidiol since 2018. Boris was a board member of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA.org) from 2016 to 2019, and is now a member of its Advisory Committee.