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Growing concerns prompt senators to urge USDA to adopt new hemp rules

By Danielle Masterson

Sparked by proposed US Department of Agriculture regulations that would drastically alter the certification process for industrial hemp, two lawmakers from Oregon want the agency to make several changes before it finalizes rules for the US Domestic Hemp...

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Demystifying hemp and cannabidiol: Introducing the CBD Global Summit

By Katy Askew

CBD has caught the public's imagination as an ingredient offering a host of potential health benefits. But for all the hype, CBD also courts controversy. To move from a trending ingredient to an ingredient trend, the sector will need to address some...

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Journal of Dietary Supplements plans special CBD issue

The Journal of Dietary Supplements is planning a special issue devoted to the toxicology, pharmacology, and potential regulatory pathways for CBD and other cannabinoids, and is inviting submissions.

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FDA needs new tools in face of CBD explosion, official says

By Hank Schultz

FDA needs new tools to effectively deal with an expanding supplement marketplace, according to agency official Lowell Schiller. This is especially true when contemplating the flood of CBD products, with many more yet to come.

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Quicksilver releases new enhanced CBD products

By Hank Schultz

Colorado-based Quicksilver Scientific has joined the CBD bioavailability game with a new product line featuring the company’s proprietary liposomal delivery system.

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Don't forget the terpenes, hemp expert says

By Hank Schultz

A rush to market for CBD has left the terpenes in hemp out in the cold. An expert in the space said there is much potential benefit yet to be discovered in these fractions of the plant.

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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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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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