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UK Regulatory ‘Confusion’ Threatens Future Of Booming CBD Industry As A Further 67 Applications Hit The Novel Food Buffers

LATEST figures for the UK Food Standards Agency show an increasing number of applications failing to make it through the first stage of the...

Over 60% Of UK CBD Novel Food Applications Have Hit The Buffers Or Been Withdrawn

LATEST figures from the Food Standards Agency on the progress of applications for CBD products to be included in the UK Novel Food catalogue...

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...

The Three Routes To UK CBD Novel Food Authorisation And The Data Complexities Surrounding Validation

BUSINESSCANN recently reported the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) had received over 400 CBD Novel Food applications from bulk ingredient suppliers.  Over one-third of these...

CBD Brands Offered Cut-Price Pathway To Novel Food Compliance With Europe’s Leading Trade Group

CBD brands looking for a last minute gateway to UK Novel Food compliance are being offered a £15,000 consortium lifeline by Europe’s leading hemp...

Bold Move To Free CBD From The Shackles Of Novel Food Features A Cannabis Soup Served To A Medieval Pope

EUROPE’S leading hemp trade group is set to make a significant move which could free much of the continent’s CBD industry from the shackles...

Will This $2m Transatlantic Toxicity Trial Of 15 Animal Species Prove CBD Is Safe?

A TRANS-ATLANTIC collaborative trial which sees 15 different animal species given doses of CBD will conclude next month with the aim of satisfying...

Is CBD Safe? Rodent Trial Aims To Establish Global Industry Benchmarks And Re-Assure UK Regulator

THE world's first large-scale rodent trial to demonstrate the safety of retail CBD products is set to start within weeks - and could help...

Survey Finds Many UK CBD Firms Reluctant To Comply With New Regulations

A MEMBER survey of Europe’s largest hemp and CBD trade group shows there is still has some way to travel to ensure market compliance...

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...

Over 150 Products Sanctioned As Euro Hemp Industry Launches £3m CBD Fighting Fund

MOVES to deliver safe and compliant CBD products are gathering pace - as authorities across Europe continue to crack down on the sector. During a...

CBD Industry Set To Launch Joint Trials To Ease Regulators’ Safety Concerns

AS regulators on both sides of the Atlantic harry an untethered and ‘unsafe’ CBD industry, signs of a co-ordinated response are emerging. The US Food...

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 enough data...

Can CBD Be Sold As ‘Hemp Oil’ To Avoid Novel Food Rules?

A LEADING UK trade group has unveiled plans to circumvent the looming Novel Food CBD rules by asking its 100-plus members to market their...

Regulator’s Crackdown Set To Shake-Up UK CBD Market

UK Regulators have warned the country’s CBD industry to comply with Novel Food rules or face having their products taken off their shelves. The Food...

European Novel Food Regulations; The Why, When And Wherefore

MAKERS and sellers of CBD (cannabidiol) products should conform to the European Union Novel Food regulations introduced in January 2019. Under European Union law, food...

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New French Hemp Rules Under-fire Over Proposals To Outlaw CBD Flowers

THE French government is pressing ahead with moves to outlaw the sale of CBD flowers despite recent decisions to...

UK CBD Brand OTO Signs Deal With Synthetic CBD Brand Pureform Global

LONDON-based wellness and CBD brand, OTO, have signed a partnership deal with Pureform Global. This groundbreaking partnership will enable...

Significant Year-On-Year Rise In German Medical Cannabis Flower Imports

DESPITE a decline in cannabis flower imports for the first quarter of 2021 the German medical cannabis market continues...

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