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FDA rejects two NDI filings on full spectrum hemp extracts

By Hank Schultz

The US Food and Drug Administration has rejected two New Dietary Ingredient Notifications for CBD ingredients. Industry stakeholders said the fact of the rejections and some of wording used in the letters makes it clear that new legislation is likely...

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July Launch Pad: New products bursting on the scene

By Danielle Masterson

July is overlfowing with new launches—whether it's carotenoids for skin health, omegas for joint support or delta-8 for relaxation, this month caters to a variety of lifestyles.

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Cannabinoid fermentation specialist eyes Mexican market

By Hank Schultz

The advent of a strategic patent has put formulation specialist Biomedican on course to fundamentally alter the cannabinoid supply picture, the company claims. In addition, a Mexican court ruling has opened up opportunities south of the border.

NutraCast:Tracking CBD experiences in real-time with Releaf App

NutraCast:Tracking CBD experiences in real-time with Releaf App

By Danielle Masterson

More and more companies are using apps to gain insights on their respective industries. With the right data inputs, technology can improve decision making and help company leaders zero in on trends. The Releaf App is one such application that individuals...

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The blurred lines of the legality of Delta-8

By Danielle Masterson

Months ago, many may not have even been aware of the existence of this cannabis compound. Today, Delta-8 is the fastest-growing category of hemp products, with US sales of products listing Delta-8 jumping 144% from a year earlier, according to cannabis...

NutraCast: Shehzad Hoosein on Ayurveda + CBD

NutraCast: Shehzad Hoosein on Ayurveda + CBD

By Danielle Masterson

Ayurveda is an ancient eastern medical practice that’s been around over 5 thousand years. And while CBD isn’t anything new, modern medicine has only recently began conducting research.

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The challenges with CBD for sports nutrition

By Shane Starling

The CBD sports nutrition sector had its game significantly boosted in 2018 when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removed the hemp-derived cannabinoid from its list of banned performance-enhancing substances – the market duly took off.

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Bipartisan Senate CBD bill introduced

By Hank Schultz

A US Senate bill to specifically allow the use of CBD and other hemp derivatives in dietary supplements and foods has been introduced with bipartisan sponsorship. The bill also enjoys broad support within the industry.

NutraCast: Stuart Titus, PhD, on CBN for Sleep

NutraCast: Stuart Titus, PhD, on CBN for Sleep

By Danielle Masterson

Many of us know that valerian root, ashwagandha, chamomile and melatonin are helpful in delivering a good night’s rest. But how about CBN? Stuart Titus, PhD, CEO and president at Medical Marijuana, said that cannabinol hasn't really been available...

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April new product roundup

By Danielle Masterson

Spray delivery systems, CBN, and the sleep category lead this month's wellness wave.

AHPA's McGuffin on DSHEA 2.0, CBD's path forward, and more

AHPA's McGuffin on DSHEA 2.0, CBD's path forward, and more

By Stephen Daniells

While AHPA supports H.R.841, the association wishes FDA “would do its job and establish a legal pathway [for hemp and CBD], but they haven’t,” said Michael McGuffin. “Something needs to happen.”

CRN’s Mister on the best solution for CBD, DSHEA 2.0, and more

CRN’s Mister on the best solution for CBD, DSHEA 2.0, and more

By Stephen Daniells

The Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act represents ‘the best way’ to deal with the hemp-CBD issue for dietary supplements, says CRN’s Steve Mister, and once that’s clarified then the FDA and industry can address...

Rugby warriors tackle cannabinoid concerns with CBD startup

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Rugby warriors tackle cannabinoid concerns with CBD startup

By Nikki Hancocks

Two professional rugby players have created a startup selling third-party tested CBD supplements that give elite athletes and everyday consumers peace of mind over cannabinoid content

NPA’s Fabricant on CBD, NDI-related import alerts, and banned stimulants

NPA’s Fabricant on CBD, NDI-related import alerts, and banned stimulants

By Stephen Daniells

Efforts to move the needle on hemp-CBD at the Federal level are slow, and upcoming exits of key personnel at FDA are unlikely to affect progress much, says NPA’s Dr Daniel Fabricant. “In some ways I think FDA likes the status quo,” he tells NutraIngredients-USA.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Amanda Jones, co-founder of Kikoko

NutraWomen Wednesday: Amanda Jones, co-founder of Kikoko

By Danielle Masterson

Before her foray into the botanical wellness industry, Amanda Jones spent two decades traveling the world as a journalist for Vogue Magazine. While it may sound like a luxurious position, Jones' work also put her up close and personal with women...

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Colorado unveils plan to bolster state support of hemp industry

By Hank Schultz

The state of Colorado aims to remain a leader in the hemp industry, Gov. Jared Polis said at an industry event last week. He announced the release of a detailed state plan for the industry at the meeting, which includes scientific support, data sharing,...

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