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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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LifeScienceRisk rolls out cannabis insurance program

By Stephen Daniells

LifeScienceRisk (LSR) has launched a new cannabis program for the booming category, with coverage for all stages of the chain, from growers and processors right through to retail stores.

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Inside Europe’s booming and chaotic CBD market

By Shane Starling

Europe’s cannabidiol food and supplements market was on display at a recent CBD expo in Berlin, with CBD supplement and cosmetic manufacturers reporting impressive margins in a controversial category defined by booming sales and baffling regulations.

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FDA has tools to move quickly on CBD, CRN says

By Hank Schultz

The Council for Responsible Nutrition believes FDA has ample authority to regulate CBD in an expeditious manner, according to comments the trade organization filed on the federal docket this week.

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AHPA to host hemp event in Colorado in August

By Hank Schultz

The American Herbal Products Association is planning a hemp/CBD event in August in Colorado for dietary supplement companies interested in the ingredient.

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Colorado convenes advisory panel on hemp production

By Hank Schultz

Colorado has convened a commission to formulate an agricultural plan for the cultivation of industrial hemp in the state. A longtime supplement and natural foods industry consultant is among the participants.

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Thrive Market halts sales of hemp-derived CBD products

By Elaine Watson

Natural products online marketplace Thrive Market has temporarily halted sales of hemp-derived CBD products after its merchant processor demanded it cease selling them amid uncertainty over their legal status, but says it is in conversations with a new...

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From the editor's desk

Rapidly diversifying CBD realm will cleave along quality lines

By Hank Schultz

Lessons learned from the history of the dietary supplement industry can be applied to the hemp world, and the blitzkrieg-like pace of the industry means we’ll know in short order who’s getting the message and who isn’t. It will also put pressure on regulators...

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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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