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Germany’s ‘KanaVape’ Moment As Police And Courts Crackdown On ‘Narcotic’ Hemp & CBD

TWO senior figures in the European cannabis industry are leading the fight against over-zealous German law enforcement in a...

UK CBD Consumption To Switch From Oils To Capsules – As New Research Estimates Market Value At £690m

CAPSULES are set to replace oils as the preferred method of CBD consumption - as new research show the...

Crowdfunding: An Emerging Capital Greenhouse For The Cannabis Industry

ALPHAGREEN is expected to hit close to the £2m crowdfunding mark on the Seedrs platform by mid-May – double...

Europe’s Hemp Pioneer Posts Record Results With CBD, Construction And Car-Making To The Fore

EUROPEAN pioneer HempFlax has posted record annual results with revenues up 43% to €14.5m (£12.5m) as it returned a...

Hemp Growing Returns To Scotland With Launch Of Country’s First Farmers’ Collective

Kyle Esplin, chair of the Scottish Hemp Association, talks to BusinessCann about his route into CBD, being a mouthpiece...

Markets: Consumer Giant’s Cannabis Move, Marlboro Maker Ponders, $120m Of CBD Deals, Zoetic Brings It Home, et al…

GLOBAL consumer brand Colgate-Palmolive is reaping the benefits of...

21 New Private Investors Back CBD Firms £2m ‘Voyage’ To Stock Market

VOYAGER is well on the way to achieving its...

UK Cannabis Firm GW Pharmaceuticals Honoured By Her Majesty For Its Innovation

LEADING UK cannabis company GW Pharmaceuticals has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2021 in recognition of its ground-breaking...

Markets: Consumer Giant’s Cannabis Move, Marlboro Maker Ponders, $120m Of CBD Deals, Zoetic Brings It Home, et al…

GLOBAL consumer brand Colgate-Palmolive is reaping the benefits of last year’s purchase of Hello Products with the launch of...

21 New Private Investors Back CBD Firms £2m ‘Voyage’ To Stock Market

VOYAGER is well on the way to achieving its target of listing on the Aquis Exchange as the fledgling...

LSE Cannabis Debutant Company MGC Pharma Set ‘To Break Even This Year’

THE London Stock Exchange’s medical cannabis debutant MGC Pharmaceuticals...

UK Regulators Under-Fire As Only One More Supplier And 20 Products Added To Novel Food List

THE latest iteration of the UK Food Standards Agency...

Market Listing Beckons For Voyager Life CBD After Three Successful Fund-Raises Top £2m

SCOTTISH CBD firm Voyager Life has announced plans to float on the market after successfully raising over £2m in...

Twenty Cannabis Tech Start-Ups Offered Chance to Pitch For €4 Million Of Funding

TECH start-ups are being offered €200,000 and a chance to partner some of the world’s leading business in Europe’s...

The First Natural Cannabis Plant Product To Be UK Validated As A Food Ingredient

AS the dust settles on the release of the UK Food Standards Agency’s first Public List of Validated Novel...

Germany’s ‘KanaVape’ Moment As Police And Courts Crackdown On ‘Narcotic’ Hemp & CBD

TWO senior figures in the European cannabis industry are leading the fight against over-zealous German law enforcement in a move which resonates with the recent KanaVape case. In recent months German police and courts have...

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Always Pure Organics: A Focus on Novel Foods

Sponsored content with Always Pure Organics NOVEL Foods continues to be the main talking point in the UK CBD industry, and for good reason. It is, without a doubt, the fulcrum upon which the future...

UK Entrepreneur Damon Booth On How He Built A Successful Team At Melabis

A BUSINESS is only as successful as the team behind it; Damon Booth, Melabis’ chief executive and founder, knows this as well as anyone, and so he's made sure to bring the best people...

Comment

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...

People

CBD

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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Medicinal Cannabis

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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Crowdfunding: An Emerging Capital Greenhouse For The Cannabis Industry

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