Maria Alejandra Estanga, our market analysts, presented the current status of the topicals market across the most important CBD markets during the Virtual Cannacosmo Health + Beauty Expo on 29st September.
US-based CBD producer Folium Biosciences is looking to tap Asian markets by creating a dedicated stalk extraction line which it believes will meet the strict regulatory requirements of Japan and South Korea
The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) will move forward with its consortium approach to obtaining toxicology and safety data for CBD with at least 15 companies having signed up and an undisclosed number still in discussion
Britain’s newfound enthusiasm for CBD products has joined with the passion for alcohol, with some companies are aiming to capitalise on the trend for “drinking less but drinking better” by launching CBD spirits, especially gin
Nanotechnology – referring to any kind of technology dealing in very small scales such as atomic, molecular or supramolecular – could improve some of the disadvantages of cannabinoids, such as solubility
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
Also: Drug mart deal for CBD on prescription; A little hemp in your tea, sir?; Celebrity cook denies endorsing CBD; Convenience store chain to sell CBD snacks; UK firm launches CBG hand cleanser; CBD products on Circle K shelves; Hawaii distribution deal
Two companies have independently come up with the same general solution to major CBD problems. Micelle encapsulation replicates the body’s normal internal process of absorbing fats. The process used by the companies encapsulates CBD in micelles
Other stories here: Frustrated wine-grower turns to hemp research; Patent given for CBD/CBG ‘micropearl’; GW reclaims UK rights to Sativex; Kentucky crop to be destroyed; Fight goes on over rights to cream formula
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 CBD, plus more
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 business gains USDA organic certification, plus more
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 pets. New equipment boosts Upper Street extraction capacity A Californian company has announced the acquisition of […]
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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
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 cannabis producer AXIM Biotechnologies.
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 sporting arena in the US and Canada – and even further afield?
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, rapidly…
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