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UNPA signs MOU with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

By Stephen Daniells

The United Natural Products Alliance has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, allowing industry stakeholders access to the medical school’s analytical, technical and policy expertise.

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NSF to start offering hemp/CBD testing, certification

By Hank Schultz

NSF International has unveiled a new certification program for the hemp industry, which the organization says will help address the ongoing quality questions in this sector.

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2018 HerbalGram Herb Market Report

CBD supplement sales rocket to take top spot in the US natural channel

By Stephen Daniells

With 332% growth year-on-year and $52 million in sales, cannabidiol (CBD) has taken the top spot as the best-selling herbal supplement in the natural channel, according to the 2018 HerbalGram Herb Market Report by the American Botanical Council.

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Sen McConnell pushes FDA to clear path for hemp-derived CBD products

By Elaine Watson

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has introduced language into a congressional spending report that would require the FDA to issue formal enforcement discretion on the sale of hemp-derived CBD products within 120 days, clearing a path for the lawful...

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Early CBD player sees sales rise more than 30%

By Hank Schultz

Medical Marijuana Inc, despite its name one of the early players in the hemp/CBD supplement field, has announced sales increases topping 30% and a move to develop products based on additional cannabinoids.

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