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‘Big Pharma’ And ‘Black Market’ Fears In Wake Of Europe’s ‘Narcotic’ CBD Call

EUROPEAN trade groups have condemned the European Commission’s decision to classify CBD a narcotic and are fighting back to overturn it. In Germany, the recently-formed...

EXCLUSIVE: Europe Still Processing Over Two Dozen CBD Novel Food Applications

EUROPEAN regulators are still processing over two dozen CBD Novel Food applications, BusinessCann can reveal. In July, it emerged the European Commission (EC) had halted...

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...

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...

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 industry. BusinessCann reported earlier this month that moves...

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 now regards CBD as a narcotic and...

£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 almost the same again the Bridge Farm...

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 looks to to put its house in...

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. However, there is...

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...

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...

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...

UK CBD Pioneers To More Than Double Sales To Over £6m Following Canadian Takeover

CBD brand Love Hemp has been turbo-charged following its purchase by North American investors as it looks set to more than double revenues over...

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 a notable...

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 of Novel Food as the deadline for...

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 invest in clinical trials and medics unwilling...

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 Canadian market crash stymieing release, delegates at...

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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...

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

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