Business briefing

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.

CBD ‘most searched health term in the US’: CBD business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 4th November 2019 || Business briefing |

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According to research from San Diego State University, CBD is the most searched health term in the US. Also covered are further stories from the US, Australia, India, Italy and Switzerland ...

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

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

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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 ...

CBD-Intel business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 23rd October 2019 || Business briefing |

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A legal battle between a Canadian cannabis company and a US hemp company leads this round-up of business news in brief. Also covered are stories from Australia, Germany, and a number of US states ...

Quality control marks on the way for CBD – but will anyone notice?

Written by CBD-Intel || 18th October 2019 || Business briefing |

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At least three organisations involved in CBD and hemp are setting up marks to let consumers know their products meet minimum quality standards. However, according to one expert, many customers won’t even notice them ...

Research reveals how CBD offsets mentally disturbing effects of THC

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

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Researchers in Canada have for the first time revealed how CBD can block unwanted THC-related side-effects of cannabis. Also: Can CBD relieve anxiety disorders? and the therapeutic potential of ‘Turbo’ oil tested ...

CBD-Intel business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 26th September 2019 || Business briefing |

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A San Francisco-based CBD firm is donating all September profits from its bestselling line to Leonardo DiCaprio’s Earth Alliance Amazon Forest Fund. This and other business news in brief ...

Botanic Lab and Deliveroo combine to create ‘CBD on demand’ in London

Written by CBD-Intel || 20th September 2019 || Business briefing |

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CBD users in parts of London will have the chance to get cannabidiol soft drinks without leaving their homes after drinks company Botanic Lab announced a partnership with home delivery firm Deliveroo, creating what they have termed ‘CBD...

Britain’s CBD market: understanding key brand and consumer trends

Written by CBD-Intel || 18th September 2019 || Business briefing |

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CBD-Intel managing director Tim Phillips gave an informative presentation to visitors to the Hemp & CBD Expo in Birmingham, UK, on 15th September 2019. The talk covered the UK market in general, plus the results of CBD-Intel’s UK manufacturer/brand...

CBD-Intel business news in brief

Written by CBD-Intel || 10th September 2019 || Business briefing |

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From US over-production to European and Chinese expansion plans, via CBD toothpicks, sports star promotions and threatened job losses ...

CBD-Intel business news in brief, 24th-31st August

Written by CBD-Intel || 2nd September 2019 || Business briefing |

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Information from the US, the UK, Canada and Africa, including how more than half of the hemp crops planted in Hawaii have had to be destroyed due to THC content being over the permitted levels ...

CBD-Intel business news in brief, 19th-23rd August 2019

Written by CBD-Intel || 26th August 2019 || Business briefing |

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Items from China, Thailand, Colombia, Israel, the US, Canada, UK and Ireland include news of the political leader’s son who is planning to open a hemp store, with dad’s blessing ...

CBD vaping brought into the questions over US lung disease outbreak

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

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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 |

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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 ...

CBD-Intel business news in brief, 10th-16th August 2019

Written by CBD-Intel || 19th August 2019 || Business briefing |

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Kylie Jenner gets happy – CBD-Intel’s weekly round-up of business snippets includes items from the US, Canada, Ireland and Australia ...

New clinical trial investigates CBD-infused oral health products

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

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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...

US Gallup poll reveals CBD usage and awareness parallels

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

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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 vaping expected to continue growth, say stakeholders

Written by CBD-Intel || 13th August 2019 || Business briefing |

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CBD vaping stakeholders in Europe expect to see the category continue to grow – fuelled by unclear regulations over CBD as a food ingredient combined with a low barrier to entry ...

CBD-Intel business news in brief, 3rd-9th August 2019

Written by CBD-Intel || 13th August 2019 || Business briefing |

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The latest news and developments in the CBD industry worldwide rounded up in CBD-Intel's weekly News In...

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

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

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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...

The future of CBD-infused beverages is bright

Written by CBD-Intel || 7th August 2019 || Business briefing |

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Interest and investment in CBD beverages continues to grow despite some criticism of cannabis drinks in general; so far, the industry has struggled to get oil-based cannabinoids into water-based beverages without issues. But all of that is changing,...