Companies

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

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 multiple parts including cannabinoids, derivatives and isomers and shields them from the federal definition of tetrahydrocannabinols listed […]

Global CBD stakeholders database

14th May 2021 - Regulatory trackers |

Use our newly updated directory of stakeholders in the global CBD sector to find the most relevant organisations in key markets, with full web, email, phone and address details. Available exclusively to CBD-Intel subscribers, this once-yearly updated database is a consolidated, user-friendly Excel file. Note that this file is password protected; please enter the password: […]

The Future of CBD in Europe post novel food regulations

12th May 2021 - Presentations , Resources |

Tim Phillips, CBD-Intel’s managing director, recently presented at CBD Live during VOXPO – Virtual Online Vape & CBD Expo on 28th April 2021. In addition to an overview of the impact of Covid-19 on the retail environment, he provided a comparative analysis of the current Novel Food legislation in the UK and the US, as […]

Could CBD/hemp vaping equipment be exempt from the incoming rule prohibiting the mailing of e-cigarette and vaporiser-related products through the US Postal Service (USPS)?

7th May 2021 - Blog |

Recent consultation guidance does suggest that the USPS is considering broadly exempting hemp and CBD services from the incoming rule. The guidance states: “For hemp-based products containing CBD with a THC concentration not exceeding 0.3 percent, mailers must retain, and prepare to make available upon request, records establishing compliance with all applicable federal, state, and […]

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

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 cannabinoids – some skirting dangerously close to the line of what is currently permitted and some going […]

Is delta-8 THC really the next big thing?

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 and consumers alike. The appeal appears to be that it acts as a “lighter” version of delta-9 […]

Now that the deadline for applications has passed, when should enforcement action from the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) be expected?

1st April 2021 - Blog |

The FSA told CBD-Intel during a recent conference that – unsurprisingly – no actions would be taken until after the list of validated/administratively checked pending validation applications had been published. Thus far no date for the publication of the list has been put forward, but the speculation is that it will now more than likely be […]