Author: Freddie Dawson

The NCUA labels serving hemp businesses a 2021 priority

Written by Freddie Dawson || 22nd January 2021 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Business briefing
The National Credit Union Association (NCUA) has highlighted serving the hemp industry as a priority for 2021, which may enable more hemp businesses to access banking and financial services ...

Georgia run-off election: it looks like good news for cannabis reform

Written by Freddie Dawson || 6th January 2021 || Regulatory briefing |

Georgia
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
US federal regulation
Regulatory briefing
Reform of cannabis laws at federal level in the US looks to be a step closer following the likely victory of the Democratic party in run-off elections for both Senate seats in the state of Georgia ...

ACI consortium approach to obtain safety data for CBD moves forward

Written by Freddie Dawson || 25th September 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Science
Technology and Innovation
Regulatory briefing
The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) will move forward with its consortium approach to obtaining toxicology and safety data for CBD with at least 15 companies having signed up and an undisclosed number still in discussion ...

Strong online presence vital during COVID-19 crisis, CBD firm says

Written by Freddie Dawson || 29th June 2020 || Business briefing |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
COVID-19
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing
A strong online presence has been essential to resiliency through the COVID-19 pandemic, but many larger offline retail chains that have also focused on selling through these channels may still see a recovery ...

EIHA launches novel food application consortium project

Written by Freddie Dawson || 26th June 2020 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
EU regulation
Food
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
A new consortium project from the EIHA will put four separate novel food applications in to European and UK authorities after performing the necessary toxicological and safety studies ...