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CBD’s halo effect will boost pet supplement sales, analyst says

By Adi Menayang

Pet owners are more likely to support the legalization of marijuana than the overall population, according to a recent Packaged Facts survey. They’re also more likely to agree that both prescription and OTC hemp, CBD, and cannabis products should be legal.

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Experts detail quality, safety concerns at CBD meeting

By Hank Schultz

Presentations at the recent FDA meeting on CBD outlined the concerns some academics in the field have about the quality and safety of the products that are on the market.

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Gaia Herbs starts sales for its new full spectrum hemp extract

By Adi Menayang

Gaia Herbs, a leading brand of botanical supplements in terms of sales with distribution in national chains like CVS and Whole Foods Market, has started sales for its full spectrum hemp extract line on its website and will roll out across natural and...

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New mouse study finds level of liver toxicity for CBD

By Hank Schultz

A study published recently has found a level of liver toxicity for CBD, putting up a big caveat to the notion within the hemp/CBD world that its products have nothing in the way of safety concerns.

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BBB Labs launches quality assurance seal for its hemp extracts

By Elaine Watson

We’re no longer in the ‘Wild West’ when it comes to hemp-derived CBD, but buyers can still get burned if they don’t do their homework, says Colorado-based BBB Labs, which has launched a quality assurance seal for its hemp extracts to reassure partners...

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FDA: We do not have a policy of enforcement discretion for CBD products

By Stephen Daniells

Despite comments made by then FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to the contrary, the US Food and Drug Administration does not have a policy of enforcement discretion with respect to products derived from cannabis and its components, including cannabidiol...

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