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This section includes all business and company-related news on the CBD industry. Updates include all news relating to companies in terms of revenue changes, partnerships and mergers, and lawsuits and closure, as well as various medical innovations, technological improvements and general product development. We offer full-length news briefings as well as weekly news-in-brief updates.

Would you like a dash of CBD with your burger? Business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 5th March 2020 || Business briefing |

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A Denver-based chain claims to be the first CBD burger franchise in the US, while a Japanese company says it can extract CBD from orange peel. These and other stories are in CBD-Intel's latest round-up of business news...

Join CBD-Intel for breakfast in Barcelona and pick our brains

Written by CBD-Intel || 26th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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The first CBD-Intel Breakfast Briefing will be held in our home city of Barcelona on 13th March, to coincide with Europe’s largest cannabis trade show, Spannabis, and is free to our valued clients and subscribers ...

Toothpaste giant enters CBD market: business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 26th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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Toothpaste giant Colgate is entering the CBD market, researchers have created a laser scanner that can tell the difference between legal hemp and potentially illegal cannabis, and wrestling legend Kevin Nash has become the latest celebrity to endorse...

Actor refutes claims he endorsed CBD products: business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 18th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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Tom Hanks refutes false claims over endorsement of CBD products, research suggests cannabinoids benefit gene receptor diseases and CBD coffee is set to hit the market, plus more ...

Sports Illustrated to promote CBD products: business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 12th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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Sports Illustrated teams up with CBD company, a new form of CBD snuff is being developed and an Australian firms begins research into CBD as a treatment for Parkinson's disease, plus more ...

‘Nothing to do with us’ – UK firms shrug off novel foods warning

Written by CBD-Intel || 4th February 2020 || Business briefing |

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Companies selling foods containing CBD appear to be ignoring the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA)’s latest warning about the EU’s novel foods legislation – because, some of them claim, it has no legal weight ...

Guitar legend to launch his own CBD range: business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 30th January 2020 || Business briefing |

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Guitar legend Carlos Santana is teaming up with a legal cannabis company to have his own branded range of CBD; a CBD firm plans to replant burnt Australian trees, and a French restaurant offers a CBD menu, plus...

Rugby league stars to promote CBD brand on kit: business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 21st January 2020 || Business briefing |

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CBD-Intel brings you news that a rugby league team will be the first senior outfit in its sport to promote a CBD brand on its kit, a qualification for hemp production is offered in Kentucky and a US...

Charity invests in CBD trials for Parkinson’s symptom relief

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

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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 ...

Whole Foods Market to halt CBD product sales after FDA order

Written by CBD-Intel || 13th January 2020 || Business briefing |

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An American retailer has put the sale and expansion of its range of CBD products on hold while it awaits clarification from federal authorities about the legal status of what products can be sold ...

US hemp farmers set up trade association: business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 10th January 2020 || Business briefing |

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CBD-Intel brings you news that hemp farmers in the US have set up their own trade association. a new CBD production line has been announced in China, and a German business is now taking orders for a harvesting...

Misinformation, regulation and pharma in the CBD sector

Written by Freddie Dawson || 10th January 2020 || Business briefing |

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Misinformation presents an existential threat to the CBD industry, can be very damaging on a personal level to the health of the people involved, the mentality of the wider population and the industry as a whole, according to...

TLC star launches Tionne Wellness: CBD business news in brief

Written by Freddie Dawson || 30th December 2019 || Business briefing |

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RnB star Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins has launched her own range of CBD products. The former TLC star’s TLCBD items include beauty serums, face creams, lip balms, pain relief balms, oral tinctures, and gummies, as well as tinctures for...

Guidance in place, but finance not yet SAFE: CBD-Intel business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 17th December 2019 || Business briefing |

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Guidance on SAFE Banking, the emergence of non-CBD CBD creams, and a question of wind in Arizona are among the latest items of business news in brief from CBD-Intel ...

Boris’s Brexit: what it could mean for the UK CBD industry

Written by Barnaby Page || 16th December 2019 || Business briefing |

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Boris Johnson’s landslide victory in the British general election means Brexit will almost certainly take place early in 2020. But will the strenthening of the Conservative grip on power have any direct impact on CBD? ...

UK fuel station forecourt stores provide a way ahead for CBD vaping

Written by CBD-Intel || 11th December 2019 || Business briefing |

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Vaping brands are looking with increased interest at the CBD product retail opportunity represented by opening a shop-within-a-shop at fuel stations. A number of businesses see it as a viable way to increase visibility and reach more customers....