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Why Can CBD Be A ‘Cure-For-All’ In Europe – But Not The United States?

By Liebe Griebenauw and Peter McCusker FOUR firms have been sanctioned in the latest crackdown by the United States Food...

Markets: PepsiCo Launches German Hemp Drink, Curaleaf’s $130m Backer, Organigram, Canopy Growth, Fyllo et al…

FOLLOWING its recent purchase of UK cannabis firm EMMAC Life Sciences, Curaleaf has now secured an additional $130m from...

Euro Cannabis Leader Alfredo Pascual To Join UK Investor With £12m-Plus To Deploy

UK investment fund Fast Forward Innovations has added Alfredo Pascual - one of Europe’s leading cannabis industry figures -...

Love Hemp Raises £5m With A London Stock Exchange Flotation In Sight

FAST-GROWING UK CBD business Love Hemp has unveiled plans to list on the London Stock Exchange backed by an...

CBD Marketplace Mellow Expanding Rapidly With New B2B and B2C Offerings

THE marketplace entrepreneurs behind the mellow platform are diversifying with the launch of a new e-commerce service for partner...

New UK Cannabinoid Vehicle Unveils Its Global Ambitions Following US CBD Acquisition

AN ambitious London-headquartered private-equity acquisition vehicle has debuted with...

Natural Or Synthetic CBD? That Is The Question – Join The Debate Today

TRADE groups representing over 1,000 hemp and CBD businesses...

More Than 100 CBD Businesses Given April 1 Deadline By Leading UK Payment Firm

THIRD party enforcement of the new UK Novel Food rules is imminent after one of the industry’s leading payment...

NHS To Launch Its First Evidence-Based Cannabis Patient Data Registry This Week

THE UK’s first National Health Service patients registry will start collating data from Thursday this week in a significant...

Alphagreen To Raise £2m Growth Funding At A Valuation Of £10m

FAST-growing UK CBD, health and medical cannabis business the Alphagreen Group has launched £2m funding round with half of...

Human Trial Showing CBD Safe A Boost For Industry In Battles With Regulators

RESULTS from a major US trial over 800 people...

US Cannabis Engineers Ink Two Deals And Move To Establish A European Base

A PROMINENT firm of US cannabis horticulture engineers has...

AIM-Listed Erectile Dysfunction Firm Poised To Enter Global CBD Market

A SKIN gel designed to boost male potency has been approved by UK and European regulators leading to a...

CBD Leaders Wellacy And FarmCeutica Sign Two-Year Supply Agreement

CBD bulk ingredient supplier FarmCeutica Wellness has signed a two-year deal to supply North East England company Wellacy with...

Taylor Mammon Founder Heralds GenCanna Deal As ‘Watershed Moment’ For Europe’s CBD Industry

ONE of the founders of Taylor Mammon says its purchase by major US player GenCanna may be the first...

Why Can CBD Be A ‘Cure-For-All’ In Europe – But Not The United States?

By Liebe Griebenauw and Peter McCusker FOUR firms have been sanctioned in the latest crackdown by the United States Food and Drug Administration on businesses making medical claims for their CBD products. One of these, Cannafyl...

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Melabis Aiming To Create World’s Largest Cannabis Farm In Birthplace Of The Crop

Sponsored Editorial With Melabis And Its CEO Damon Booth PLANTING is set to start at what will be the world’s largest hemp farm in an area of the world where cannabis originated. Maltese company Melabis secured...

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Courage and Cannabidiol: Novel Food CBD Will Crush Small British Business

By Peter Reynolds, of CannaPro THIS is the story of how brave British small-businesses created a £1.7bn market and now face destruction at the hands of the overbearing regulators. Hundreds of people who set up small...

Novel Food

Over 750 Novel Food Applications Submitted To FSA – But Only 200-Plus Currently Moving Forward

NERVOUS times for many in the CBD industry this evening as the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has released numbers to BusinessCann on Novel Food applications. Yesterday (March 31), was the deadline for applicants to...

Markets

Markets: PepsiCo Launches German Hemp Drink, Curaleaf’s $130m Backer, Organigram, Canopy Growth, Fyllo et al…

FOLLOWING its recent purchase of UK cannabis firm EMMAC Life Sciences, Curaleaf has now secured an additional $130m from a single institutional investor to fund its European ambitions. This will lead to the the creation...

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South West Brands To Spearhead Consolidation Of The Global CBD Market

EMERGING CBD powerhouse South West is set to launch its first two brands and expects to have a total of six in its portfolio by the middle of 2022. Having raised £1m to launch the...

Products

Love Hemp Fills Its ‘Boots’ With New High St Listing And Launch Of Festive Range

UK firm Love Hemp has unveiled its Christmas ranges as it becomes the latest CBD business to secure space in one of the UK’s main retailers. The London-based firm’s products are now available in-store and...

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Not One Medicinal Cannabis Trial Launched By NHS Since Law Change

A LACK of clinical evidence is a key reason the National Health Service offers for the paucity of medicinal cannabis prescriptions in the UK. So, one would imagine...

Research

UK

Sativa Wellness Looking To Deliver Covid-19 Jabs From 30 UK Locations

SATIVA Wellness’ pivot to Covid-19 testing work has exceeded expectations with plans afoot to open up a dozen new locations delivering blood tests, vaccines...

UK Halts CBD Imports As It Enforces Strict Rules On Trace THC Levels

A CHANGE of direction from the Home Office has put a stop to some bulk CBD imports over concerns they have ‘illegal’ levels of...

Europe

Leading German Pharma Company Launches Medical Cannabis Range Into Fast-Growing Domestic Market

ONE of Germany’s largest pharmaceutical firms has entered the medical cannabis space with the launch of a two flower products - and six more...

£20m Sicilian Firm Aims To Patent New Cannabis Medicines With Production To Begin in Weeks

SICILY-based Canapar - a vertically-integrated cannabis business - is set to begin producing its first CBD oils in the next few weeks. This will be...

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Why Can CBD Be A ‘Cure-For-All’ In Europe – But Not The United States?

By Liebe Griebenauw and Peter McCusker FOUR firms have been...

Euro Cannabis Leader Alfredo Pascual To Join UK Investor With £12m-Plus To Deploy

UK investment fund Fast Forward Innovations has added Alfredo...

Love Hemp Raises £5m With A London Stock Exchange Flotation In Sight

FAST-GROWING UK CBD business Love Hemp has unveiled plans...

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