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When Is The Best Time – And With Whom – To Launch The Required Toxicology Tests For A UK CBD Novel Food Pass?

FOOD regulators have unveiled further key details for CBD businesses looking to operate in the UK post-Brexit.

Europe’s CBD U-Turn Set To Cause Widespread Harm To Businesses And Consumers

CONFIRMATION that the European Union is looking to treat CBD as a narcotic drug have rocked the...

Europe’s CBD Brexit; On The Continent It’s Now A ‘Drug’ – In The UK It’s A Food

THE next few months look like being crucial for the CBD industry following confirmation the European Union...

£28m UK Horticultural Firm Turns To Cannabis: ‘We are learning More And More About This Fascinating Plant’

WITH the equivalent of over 35 football pitches of covered growing space and the potential to add...

New MD To Usher In Era Of Change At Europe’s Largest Cannabis Trade Group

THE new Managing Director of the Cannabis Trades Association says it’s time for a re-set as she...
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CBD Firms To Get Key Opportunity To Quiz FSA On Novel Food Compliance – For Free

THE European CBD industry is being given an opportunity to quiz UK regulators over the thorny issue...

UK Medicinal Cannabis Impasse – ‘Companies Won’t Invest In Clinical Trials; Medics Only Want Clinical Trials’

A WORLD-LEADING cannabis professor says the UK is caught in a depressing Catch-22 with companies unwilling to...

Europe’s Capital Markets Poised To Open-Up To The Cannabis Industry

THE European public markets are still a capital cocoon for cannabis with regulatory issues and the recent...

‘Gold, Cannabis & Bitcoin’ – The UK Fund Experts Focused On The Global Megatrends

HANETF launches its latest Exchange Traded Fund today - a Bitcoin one; this follows the successful launch...

Market Round-Up: Zoetic International, AMP German Cannabis, Óskare Capital, Clever Leaves, Hexo Corp et al…

IRELAND is the venue for industry stalwart Bruce Linton’s latest joint venture in the shape of a...

‘Disagreement’ Sees Europe’s Largest Trade Association Lose Its Chairman

THE head of Europe’s largest trade association for the CBD industry is no longer in his post,...
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When Is The Best Time – And With Whom – To Launch The Required Toxicology Tests For A UK CBD Novel Food Pass?

FOOD regulators have unveiled further key details for CBD businesses looking to operate in the UK post-Brexit. The UK is now poised to become the continent’s CBD powerhouse after...

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Austrian CBD Firms And Regulators Work To Create Safe And Compliant Industry

AUSTRIAN seed-to-sale CBD firm MAGU says the future looks brighter under a new cannabis-friendly Government. Co-Founder Sofie Sagmeister elaborates. “COVID-19 has hit us hard - Austria locked down...

Novel Food

European Moves To Brand CBD A ‘Narcotic’ Are A Growing Threat To Industry

MOVES are underway in Brussels to the restrict the sale of CBD across Europe with questions being raised over its designation as a food supplement. Following a six-year court...

Markets

Market Round-Up; Branding Challenge – ‘What Gets Me High? Not ‘Who Makes It’. Organigram, Aurora, Lyphe Group et al

A THRIVING black market and cloying limits on sales and advertising are restricting cannabis brand recognition in the fast-growing Canadian legal market place. Bloomberg reports the number one question...

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From A Women’s Refuge to Cannabis CEO

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CBD

Alphagreen Ready For The Challenge Of Amazon In CBD And Wellness Markets

FAST-GROWING online CBD and alternative healthcare marketplace Alphagreen.io believes its brand is now strong enough to compete with the likes of Amazon. The UK-based company recently secured £500,000 in...

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TV Chocolate Champ Cooks-Up CBD Range

A WORLD-LEADING chocolate expert has joined forces with a confectionery maker to launch a new range of ‘naughty but nice’ sweet treats featuring CBD oil. TV star Andy Baxendale...

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UK Medicinal Cannabis Impasse – ‘Companies Won’t Invest In Clinical Trials; Medics Only Want Clinical Trials’

A WORLD-LEADING cannabis professor says the UK is caught in a depressing Catch-22 with companies unwilling to...

Grow Pharma Signs Partnership Deal With Australia’s Althea – Boosting UK Medical Cannabis Range by 20%

UK MEDICAL cannabis distributor Grow Pharma has boosted its patient product range by 20% after striking a...

UK Medicinal Cannabis – A Painful Journey For Millions

THE typical patient at Sapphire Medical Clinics is a 65-year-old lady using cannabis medicine for chronic pain.

More Than 20 Private Medicinal Cannabis Clinics Set To Fill Gap Left By NHS

A SHORTAGE of National Health Service prescriptions is boosting the growth of the private sector with over...

German Medical Cannabis Patients To Top One Million

A REPORT into the German medical cannabis market estimates the number of patients totalled over 60,000 in...

Ethics Benchmark For Cannabis Industry

SOME of the world’s leading cannabis companies have signed up to a new charter aiming to support...

Suppliers Selected For Ireland’s Medical Cannabis Pilot

TWO companies have been approved as the first suppliers to Ireland’s recently launched medical cannabis programme. The Irish Government signed off...
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Research

Hemp Space Trial Is Out Of This World

HEMP cultures have been fired into space to see how they react...

A Golden Ambition For Medical Cannabis Industry?

CREATING standardised medicine is the gold standard for the cannabis industry but...

European Cannabis THC Levels Have Doubled In 10 years

THC levels in European cannabis have more than doubled in a decade...

UK

Legal UK Cannabis Industry Mapped Out For First Time – And Poised For Rapid Change

SOME say it's journalists who sketch history’s initial draft but this attempt to map-out the UK’s cannabis ecosystem by Hanway Associates is...

Lack Of CBD Safety Data Threatens Future Of Whole UK Industry

ONE of the CBD industry’s leading figures fears it may not exist come April next year unless it is able to secure...

Europe

Can New Irish Government Deliver On Medicinal Cannabis? One-Year-Old Scheme Currently Has No Patients

IN June last year the Irish Government signed-off on its five-year medicinal cannabis programme - but no patients have yet been enrolled.

Time to Embrace The ‘Multi-Faceted Marvels’ Of The Hemp Plant

EUROPEAN hemp businesses have launched a new manifesto calling for its widespread adoption as a premium and mainstream crop.
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