California hemp bill delays legalisation of foods, beverages and cosmetics with hemp-based CBD

Written by Freddie Dawson || 9th September 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

California
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The launch of many CBD-containing foods, beverages and cosmetics in California has been delayed further as a bill legalising their sale is now not expected to pass before the end of the legislative session, which ends on on...

CBD vaping brought into the questions over US lung disease outbreak

Written by Freddie Dawson || 23rd August 2019 || Business briefing |

California
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CBD is being brought reluctantly into the recent growing concern surrounding an unexplained lung condition affecting more than 120 people across the US ...

Kannaway hopes to use Bulgarian licence as a doorway into EU markets

Written by Freddie Dawson || 20th August 2019 || Business briefing |

Bulgaria
EU
Europe
Italy
Russia
Serbia
Turkey
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
CBD supplier Kannaway says it has been granted licences confirming compliance with the law and permitting free sale of a product in an EU member state – Bulgaria – as well as in Russia ...

US Gallup poll reveals CBD usage and awareness parallels

Written by Freddie Dawson || 15th August 2019 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Market Research
Business briefing
A new Gallup poll has found that usage of CBD products among American consumer almost exactly mirrors awareness. The poll found that around 14% of those surveyed used CBD while 50% did not, though they were aware of...

CBD-Intel business news in brief, 24th-28th June

Written by Freddie Dawson || 1st July 2019 || Business briefing |

Canada
Colorado
England
Europe
Hungary
Kentucky
Michigan
North America
Spain
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Marketing and Retailing
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Catch up on the latest CBD business news with CBD-Intel’s weekly round-up, bringing updates from the US, Canada, London, Hungary, Spain, Google and Facebook ...

CBD-infused water sales surge in US; doubts for Europe

Written by Freddie Dawson || 31st May 2019 || Market reports |

EU
Europe
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United States
Marketing and Retailing
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Technology and Innovation
Market reports
Sales of water infused with cannabidiol (CBD) have surged in the US, but a range of regulatory and other obstacles in Europe may tamp down its popularity among Europeans. Some producers in Europe have gone so far as...

Ohio Senate passes bill to establish CBD market, as Texas delists hemp

Written by Freddie Dawson || 3rd April 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Michigan
North America
Ohio
Texas
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Ohio is moving a step nearer following its neighbour Michigan in distinguishing hemp-derived CBD products from state cannabis regulations, while Texas is to remove hemp from its list of controlled substances ...

GW Pharmaceuticals reports loss despite success of CBD-based drug

Written by Freddie Dawson || 1st March 2019 || Business briefing |

England
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United Kingdom
United States
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Business briefing
CBD drug manufacturer GW Pharmaceuticals saw a significant net loss in the last quarter, despite growth and sales of its cannabis-derived pharmaceutical drugs going to plan ...

CBD in foods: UK FSA set to issue guidance

Written by Freddie Dawson || 1st March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

England
Europe
United Kingdom
Wales
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
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Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) will issue further guidance next week on the use of cannabinoids as novel food ingredients ...

‘More women than men’ have tried CBD in UK

Written by Freddie Dawson || 19th February 2019 || Business briefing |

England
Europe
United Kingdom
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
More women than men have tried CBD products, according to a new report from CBD-Intel. Among other findings in the report is that health-conscious men are more likely than others to try CBD ...

Singapore ministries declare cannabis mad, bad and dangerous

Written by Freddie Dawson || 18th February 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Singapore
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Singaporean authorities do not believe there is sufficient evidence supporting the efficacy of “raw” cannabis, considering the plant and its derivatives to be a dangerous drug with few medical benefits ...

Wyoming CBD legalisation bill falls at House committee hurdle

Written by Freddie Dawson || 23rd January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Wyoming
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Wyoming is unlikely to join the long list of US states permitting the legal use of CBD after a bill proposing legalisation failed to pass through the Republican-controlled state House’s judiciary committee ...

Radical change in EU guidance on cannabinoids as novel food

Written by Freddie Dawson || 22nd January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
No food item should contain any cannabinoid, including CBD, in the EU without prior novel food ingredient authorisation following a change by European authorities - though this is open to interpretation ...

LloydsPharmacy may be path to stronger CBD for UK supermarkets

Written by Freddie Dawson || 21st January 2019 || Business briefing |

England
EU
Europe
Northern Ireland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
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Though Lloyds is a lesser name than Boots among UK pharmacy chains, its partnership with Sainsbury’s means it could be poised to dramatically expand the range of the supermarket’s CBD product offerings. LloydsPharmacy started stocking a range of CBD...

Is FDA taking action on CBD products ‘for human consumption’?

Written by Freddie Dawson || 17th January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
An unconfirmed seizure of products from a shop in Arizona could be the first instance of enforcement on CBD by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials since the passage of the US 2018 Farm Bill ...