HIA sues DEA: ‘The DEA must stop treating hemp as something illicit’

HIA sues the DEA: ‘Stop treating hemp as something illicit’

By Adi Menayang

The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has filed a motion to hold the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in contempt of court for disregarding a 2004 ruling that hemp fiber, stalk, sterilized seed and oil are specifically exempted from the definition...

Algae Dynamics has been developing a proprietary control and fermentation system for the cultivation of heterotrophic algae. Algae Dynamics photo.

Canadian algae developer pivots toward cannabis

By Hank Schultz

Development stage company Algae Dynamics Corp is among the latest dietary supplement firms to succumb to the allure of CBDs and other fractions of the cannabis plant.

CBD marketer goes for functional food positioning

CBD marketer goes for functional food positioning

By Hank Schultz

A new marketer of CBD products is hanging its hat on a functional food positioning and restricting claims to other ingredients in the products in an effort to find a regulatory safe harbor.


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