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CBD for athletes: Promising benefits come with doping risk

By Nikki Hancocks

CBD is being linked with a growing number of compelling health benefits for athletes, and while the emerging science is promising, it comes with a high risk of unintentional doping, nutrition researcher Professor Graeme Close warned in a recent webinar.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder, Nalu Bio

NutraWomen Wednesday: Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder, Nalu Bio

By Danielle Masterson

A biologist by training with an entrepreneurial mindset, Caitlyn Krebs, CEO and cofounder of Nalu Bio, said she’s committed to building a world-class team that will deliver chemistry-derived cannabinoids that solve some of the world’s top health and wellbeing...

Jared Stanley of Charlotte's Web talks new products

Charlotte's Web talks new products, regulation and innovation

By Claudia Adrien

At Natural Products Expo West, NutraIngredients-USA spoke with Jared Stanley, co-founder of CBD company Charlotte’s Web. He discussed the various factors impacting the CBD industry, including how a lack of regulation in the category is creating a bifurcated...

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Industry demands closure to CBD regulation stalemate

By Nikki Hancocks

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) has published a report calling on the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Home Office to work together to end the regulatory stalemate threatening the sector.

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CBD industry faces ‘existential crisis’

By Claudia Adrien

Bethany Gomez, managing director of the Brightfield Group, spoke with NutraIngredients-USA about the difficulties the cannabidiol industry is experiencing when it comes to defining itself.

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Califf and Mister talk: Top 6 takeaways

By Danielle Masterson

Making several references to sports, Califf talked transparency, innovation, MPLs, CBD and more. But did he drop the ball or knock it out of the park?

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Pressure mounts on FDA to regulate CBD

By Danielle Masterson

Lawmakers and stakeholders assembled for a congressional hearing on July 27 to highlight how FDA’s refusal to regulate CBD is threatening consumer access to safe products.

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Guest Post

Embracing the ‘Art of the Possible’ in Novel Food Regulation

By David Hardstaff and John Binns

In this guest article, David Hardstaff and John Binns, Partners at BCL Solicitors, discuss a high-profile investigation into banned muscle-building drugs which highlights issues with the novel foods regime impacting the CBD industry.

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Guest Article

Ex-Health Canada NHP DG: ‘Cannabis is Canada’s New Wild West’

By Adam Gibson, President, True Moderation

When it comes to regulating CBD and cannabis, Canada is an extreme cautionary tale for the US, says Adam Gibson, the former Director General of Health Canada’s Non-prescription and Natural Health Products Directorate.

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Extending the shelf-life of berries with CBD

By Bethan Grylls

A team of researchers in Thailand have developed a CBD-based coating which has shown promise in delaying rot in strawberries to keep them fresher for longer.

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March Launch Pad: Gummy takeover

By Danielle Masterson

The gummy format dominated the month of March. Whether it’s mushroom blends, CBD or even fish oil, this month’s offerings provide a gummy for every needstate.

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Expert opinion

ESSNA insights: CBD developments for the sports nutrition industry

By Nikki Hancocks

The number of sports and active nutrition companies investing in CBD has grown significantly in Europe over the last few years despite regulatory uncertainty, so what does this market hold for these brands? In this article, ESSNA’s Chair Dr Adam Carey,...

Steve Mister on FDA, MPL, CBD, and CRN at 50

Steve Mister on proposed FDA reorg, MPL, CBD, and CRN at 50

By Stephen Daniells

The first month of 2023 is over, and already there’s some big developments (or non-developments in the case of CBD) for the US dietary supplements industry. We caught up with Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, to...

January Launch Pad: Chill mode activated

January Launch Pad: Chill mode activated

By Danielle Masterson

Sleep and relaxation remain in high demand; and despite the lack of progress for CBD in Washington, brands are continuing to churn out product.

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Drumroll, please… waiting game continues to plague CBD industry

By Danielle Masterson

Rumors about a big FDA announcement began swirling earlier this week, with the industry bracing for a potential end to a five-year wait on the regulatory future of CBD. But, much like the last few years, CBD professionals were left waiting without answers,...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Najla Guthrie, President & CEO, KGK Science

NutraWomen Wednesday: Najla Guthrie, President & CEO, KGK Science

By Danielle Masterson

Najla Guthrie, president and CEO, KGK Science Inc. has been hailed as a global leader and sought-after spokesperson in the nutraceutical trade. She is also a lobbyist for the advancement of policy changes in the supplement and cannabis industries.

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