CBD Products & CBD Business News

Share this: Two Colorado companies have been awarded $1.14 million after bringing suit over a CBD biomass deal that went bad. A U.S. federal court for the District of Colorado found that Layn USA Inc., and affiliated Indiana-based Hemprise LLC, breached a contract with Moose Agricultural and Colorado Hemp Solutions LLC (CHS), related entities based
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Share this: German hemp company Signature Products GmbH will begin supplying the European market with Chinese-made CCELL vape devices, the company has announced. CEO Florian Pichlmaier said his company sees initial opportunities in providing vaping units, reusable batteries and cartridges for CBD extracts but could later capitalize on the legalization of recreational marijuana, expected in
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Share this: The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has rejected a Freedom of Information request submitted by HempToday (HT) regarding companies that currently have products in the agency’s CBD safety review, saying the request would create too much of a burden on its staff. HT sought documentation submitted by eight companies whose products have reached
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Share this: Poland-based Herbs & Hydro has expanded its line of health & beauty products, adding to its range of shampoos, conditioners and soaps based on hemp and other natural ingredients as it sees its distribution growing internationally. The company has developed nine new formulations, according to Julia Bocianowska, founder and chief developer. Among those
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Share this: The Thai Industrial Hemp Trade Association (TIHTA) said it has signed a cooperation agreement with 12 manufacturing industries to advance innovations and technology for the hemp industry. The agreement is aimed at advancing product research and development, knowledge exchange, production standards, planning, and price management, according to TIHTA President Pornchai Patthaminthara. Aviation to
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Share this: A ban on the sale of CBD and other hemp-derived products intended for pets and farm animals will go into effect Nov. 1 in Idaho after the state’s Department of Agriculture determined they are illegal. “These products are considered adulterated. They’re considered that way at the federal level and the state level,” Chanel
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Share this: A Pennsylvania company said it plans to invest $10.9 million in a new hemp fiber processing facility in North Carolina. BIOPHIL Natural Fibers, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, said the facility, to be located in Lumberton, North Carolina, will turn out hurd and fiber for a wide range of applications. Plans include the installation of processing
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Share this: German and French researchers are studying new ways to extract cellulose from waste hemp fibers to make aerogels, high-tech materials that have a wide range of industrial uses. While aerogels have historically been made from highly polluting inorganic matter such as silica or alumina, the research aims to advance their development from more
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Share this: Hemp farming and production licenses will be inexpensive and widely available in Costa Rica, according to regulations that have been approved by the government. Cultivation and commercial licenses, renewable every six years, will be granted to farmers and other supply chain operators under the new rules, which were approved by President Rodrigo Chaves
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Share this: Canada’s RAMM Pharma Corp. said it has purchased European CBD maker HemPoland from The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TGOD) for roughly $920,000 (C$1.2 million) in cash. TGOD, Mississauga, Ontario, paid roughly $15.5 million (C$12 million/€13 million at the time) for HemPoland in 2018, including $7.75 million in cash, reflecting the massive devaluation of
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Share this: Pre-fabricated hemp building solutions will get special attention at this year’s 10th edition of the International Hemp Building Symposium, set for Lacapelle Marival, France, Oct. 11-12, 2022. “We are showcasing solutions that can be mainstreamed to make hemp an alternative to the highly polluting conventional building industry,” said Steve Allin, IHBA Director. Pre-fab hemp construction
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Share this: A Pakistani Senate committee has criticized efforts to broaden the number of ministries involved in setting policy for industrial hemp after the cabinet of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif suggested broadening the scope of authorities that should be involved in establishing a legal framework. The Sharif government, which took over after Prime Minister Imran
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Share this: Recent announcements from two publicly traded companies signal how CBD makers, desperate amid the worldwide crash in the sector, are scrambling to stay in business as they await approval for their products from food safety authorities in the UK. Goodbody Health Limited (previously Goodbody Health Inc.; and before that Sativa Wellness Group) severely
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Share this: Minnesota lawmakers are expected to eventually address rules that inadvertently made the state a hotbed for hemp-derived delta-8 THC edibles as a result of a measure passed earlier this year. The measure, which took effect in July, has unintentionally created a shadow recreational cannabis market despite laws that restrict the sale of products
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Share this: The government of Zimbabwe sees a role for hemp in construction after securing a $63 million line of credit from an African fund to develop eco-friendly buildings. National Housing and Social Amenities Minister Daniel Garwe said the financing will help the country to meet its target of raising 220,000 housing units by 2025,
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Share this: Farming hemp could help to overcome the devastating effect years of pesticide spraying has brought to Florida’s declining citrus industry, according to a Tarpon Springs-based company that is developing a strategy based on processing of the plant’s stalks. Growing hemp to pull toxins from the soil could give orange, grapefruit and specialty citrus
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Share this: Hoping to tap into the ongoing need for homes in Southern Africa, Capetown-based solutions provider The Best Grow has signed an agreement with Industrial Hemp Latvia (IHL), Riga, to distribute the HurdMaster 1000 Micro Decorticator. The HurdMaster, highly mobile, durable technology which turns hemp stalks into hurd and bast fibers, is a keen
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Share this: Guyana’s National Assembly has passed a hemp bill that puts tight restrictions on the sector to prevent unlicensed production, threatening fines and jail time for violators. Passed earlier this week, the bill establishes a board-managed Industrial Hemp Regulatory Authority (IHRA) to administer licensing, set cultivation quotas and collaborate with the Customs Anti Narcotic
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Share this: A Canadian health committee called on government to support studies that will more broadly look at CBD’s potential as a wellness aid while ensuring consumer safety. Stressing that a lack of consistent data makes it difficult to draw concrete conclusions and recommendations for CBD, the Canadian Government’s Science Advisory Committee urged backing for
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Share this: A judge in Kentucky has barred law enforcement from meddling in the production and sale of delta-8 THC but dismissed an injunction against the state agriculture agency, which could cause stakeholders to lose their hemp licenses. The ruling, handed down by Boone County Circuit Court Judge Richard Brueggemann last week, follows a temporary
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Jump to Section If you’re somewhat new to CBD then you may have begun seeing the word “sublingual.” While it’s a somewhat fancy word, it just describes a simple process of administrating CBD oil tincture. Sublingual is a common term that describes the best way to consume CBD oil. The process only has a few
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Share this: The UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on CBD Products has taken direct aim at its foot, and fired off a few additional wild shots on industrial hemp in a grandiose plan to capitalize on a “once-in-a-generation opportunity” and “establish itself as a leader in the emerging global cannabis industry.” Released late last month,
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