Author: Lorraine Mullaney

Wellness trend pushes multiple launches in CBD space

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 2nd October 2020 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Health
Business briefing
Increasing numbers of CBD businesses are marketing products that chime with the wellness trend and now even Playboy is launching a line of CBD products in the US that promise physical and mental benefits ...

Distribution deals show faith in future of European CBD retail

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 22nd July 2020 || Business briefing |

Asia
Bulgaria
Colombia
Europe
Germany
Israel
Portugal
South America
Spain
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing
Firms from Israel and South America are showing faith in the European CBD market, and its bricks-and-mortar retail, with distribution deals to place their products in a growing number of outlets ...

Ocean Spray’s move into CBD drinks may make a path for others to follow

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 23rd June 2020 || Business briefing |

Colorado
North America
United States
Companies
Food
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
US federal regulation
Business briefing
A new line of sparkling CBD drinks is to be launched in the Colorado market in what may be an indication of how high-profile companies approach the CBD market during its continued period of uncertainty ...

Why cannabis companies and others are switching track towards CBD

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 9th June 2020 || Business briefing |

Canada
North America
United States
Companies
Farming
Business briefing
Excess production space, surplus of supply, legal restrictions – and now the coronavirus crisis – have been giving the global cannabis industry a tough ride and some businesses are setting their sights on hemp-derived CBD ...

Brazil’s rule change is just what the doctor ordered for Canadian company

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 5th June 2020 || Business briefing |

Brazil
Canada
Colombia
North America
South America
United States
Uruguay
Companies
COVID-19
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing
Countries in South America are becoming increasingly important markets for CBD, as the ink dries on a deal to distribute medical cannabis products in Brazil, where a change in regulatory policy has opened up trade ...

Charity invests in CBD trials for Parkinson’s symptom relief

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 14th January 2020 || Business briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Health
Business briefing
As more victims of Parkinson’s disease turn to CBD to relieve symptoms such as tremors, anxiety and insomnia, Parkinson’s UK is investing in a clinical trial into how CBD might benefit those suffering Parkinson’s-related psychosis ...

‘Potential goes beyond CBD and THC – but consumers need educating’

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 12th November 2019 || Business briefing |

California
Europe
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing
Educating consumers is the key to success in the fast-moving industry of cannabis-based products, says Melissa Jochim, founder of High Beauty, a brand of skincare products from pressed hemp seed oil ...

Full-spectrum products are ‘the future’, says pro-hemp vet

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 29th October 2019 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Health
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing
California vet Tim Shu, founder of Vet CBD and Dr Shu’s Pet Care, discusses the future of full-spectrum products, cannabinoid therapeutics, and the need for further research and regulation ...

New clinical trial investigates CBD-infused oral health products

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 19th August 2019 || Business briefing |

Australasia
Australia
Europe
North America
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
A new clinical trial is investigating the efficacy of CBD-infused mouthwashes and toothpaste when used to treat gum disease. The randomised controlled clinical trial is a collaboration between Australian medicinal cannabis business Impression Healthcare and US-based pharmaceutical-grade medical...

A hole in one – will sports and CBD continue to entwine?

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 8th August 2019 || Business briefing |

Canada
North America
United States
Companies
Health
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
The sports world is becoming increasingly enamoured with CBD. US professional golfers have become the latest sporting personalities to endorse CBD products, including 2009 US Open winner Lucas Glover. Will CBD continue to wind its way into the professional...