Blog

This section tackles multiple topics around the CBD industry, such as regulatory developments, case studies, court cases, market impact, sales predictions, etc. These and other critical issues are explored in our blog posts, written by our in-house team of industry experts.

Is delta-8 THC a legal product in the US?

Written by CBD-Intel || 20th May 2021 || Blog |

CBD-Intel’s opinion from a reading of laws at the federal level is that – currently – delta-8 THC should be considered legal if derived from a legal hemp plant. This is because the federal definition of hemp encompasses...

What is the state of science behind minor cannabinoids really like?

Written by CBD-Intel || 29th April 2021 || Blog |

Minor cannabinoids are gaining increasing interest – pushed by both slowly growing consumer awareness and companies looking to develop further revenue streams from under-utilised products. A number of claims have been made about the properties of various minor...

Is delta-8 THC really the next big thing?

Written by CBD-Intel || 14th April 2021 || Blog |

From a consumer/market perspective, it certainly looks like delta-8 THC is the most promising minor cannabinoid. It has quickly overtaken others such as CBG and CBN in terms of general awareness and – anecdotally – in terms of interest from companies...

Have the rules changed for importation of CBD into the UK?

Written by CBD-Intel || 18th February 2021 || Blog |

The Home Office has not changed licensing requirements for importers of CBD into the UK. The minister for policing, Christopher “Kit” Malthouse, has requested an updated recommendation from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) on acceptable...

Do CBD firms expect much of a January uptick in sales?

Written by CBD-Intel || 18th December 2020 || Blog |

It seems many of the firms CBD-Intel has talked to see a similar story for January sales, focused on resolutions or upticks in health and wellness – as was predicted for the holidays sales period stretching from Black...

What impact will Black Friday sales have on the CBD sector?

Written by CBD-Intel || 27th November 2020 || Blog |

Overall it seems the industry – particularly in Europe – is not expecting much from Black Friday sales. European companies appear to consider CBD products more as health products that are requirement purchases throughout the year as opposed to lifestyle products that might be...

How important is the CJEU decision on the Kanavape case?

Written by CBD-Intel || 20th November 2020 || Blog |

How important is the CJEU decision on the Kanavape case?  The judgement in favour of CBD from the Courts of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) will almost certainly have significant long-term consequences for the CBD industry in Europe....