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CBD for athletes: Promising benefits come with doping risk

By Nikki Hancocks

CBD is being linked with a growing number of compelling health benefits for athletes, and while the emerging science is promising, it comes with a high risk of unintentional doping, nutrition researcher Professor Graeme Close warned in a recent webinar.

Jared Stanley of Charlotte's Web talks new products

Charlotte's Web talks new products, regulation and innovation

By Claudia Adrien

At Natural Products Expo West, NutraIngredients-USA spoke with Jared Stanley, co-founder of CBD company Charlotte’s Web. He discussed the various factors impacting the CBD industry, including how a lack of regulation in the category is creating a bifurcated...

Rugby stars migrate from CBD to mushroom innovation

Rugby stars migrate from CBD to mushroom innovation

By Nikki Hancocks

An athlete-founded supplement brand initially built around CBD has migrated into mycology as the team looks to create ways to remain innovative and relevant in the midst of an increasingly ‘frustrating’ regulatory landscape.

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Editors’ picks: Our favorite articles of 2023

By The NutraIngredients-USA Team

We enjoy writing some articles more than others, whether it’s because of the subject, the impact for industry, the insights from commentators, or other reasons. But which articles did we enjoy writing the most and why?

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CBD industry faces ‘existential crisis’

By Claudia Adrien

Bethany Gomez, managing director of the Brightfield Group, spoke with NutraIngredients-USA about the difficulties the cannabidiol industry is experiencing when it comes to defining itself.

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CBD alliance to benefit from AI technology

By Olivia Haslam

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) and the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) have formed a strategic partnership with Chem ID Ltd, a provider of chemical data standardisation, validation, and traceability solutions.

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Guest Article

Ex-Health Canada NHP DG: ‘Cannabis is Canada’s New Wild West’

By Adam Gibson, President, True Moderation

When it comes to regulating CBD and cannabis, Canada is an extreme cautionary tale for the US, says Adam Gibson, the former Director General of Health Canada’s Non-prescription and Natural Health Products Directorate.

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Extending the shelf-life of berries with CBD

By Bethan Grylls

A team of researchers in Thailand have developed a CBD-based coating which has shown promise in delaying rot in strawberries to keep them fresher for longer.

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Study: CBD effective at reducing stress responses in dogs

By Danielle Masterson

While many humans rely on CBD for stress and mood support, the effect it has on canines is not as well-documented. Now, scientists have research that shows how a single dose of CBD could benefit healthy dogs in two stress-inducing scenarios while deepening...

Steve Mister on FDA, MPL, CBD, and CRN at 50

Steve Mister on proposed FDA reorg, MPL, CBD, and CRN at 50

By Stephen Daniells

The first month of 2023 is over, and already there’s some big developments (or non-developments in the case of CBD) for the US dietary supplements industry. We caught up with Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, to...

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Drumroll, please… waiting game continues to plague CBD industry

By Danielle Masterson

Rumors about a big FDA announcement began swirling earlier this week, with the industry bracing for a potential end to a five-year wait on the regulatory future of CBD. But, much like the last few years, CBD professionals were left waiting without answers,...

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October Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

Know your ABCs: Algae, bee propolis and CBD are a few standout ingredients that are out in full force this Fall.


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