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FTC Warns More CBD Companies Over Health Claims

Washington, D.C.--The Federal Trade Commission announced that, as part of its regular monitoring of health-related advertising claims, it sent warning letters to three companies...

Hemp Crops in Hawaii Destroyed

Hawaii—More than half the hemp crops cultivated in Hawaii this past year had to be destroyed due to high THC levels, according to Hawaii...

Big Pharma, the Opioid Crisis, and Natural Pain Relief

Oklahoma—Judge Thad Balkman of Cleveland County District Court ruled on Monday that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) had intentionally downplayed the risks and oversold the...

Industry Reacts to Gottlieb’s Op-Ed: Agree With His Urgency, Disagree With His Methods

Washington, D.C.—Scott Gottlieb, M.D., resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former commissioner of FDA, wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post calling...

U.S. Cannabis Market Projected to Hit $40 Billion by 2025

The U.S. cannabis market could more than quadruple by 2025, according a new report from The Nielsen Company titled "Brace for Impact: U.S. CPG...

Courts in Italy, Sweden Rule on THC-Containing Products

Italy, Sweden--CBD is broadly legal across Europe, according to a report by Fortune. The Brightfield Group, a market intelligence firm for the legal cannabidiol...
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Alkemist and Nutrasource Announce THC Compliance Testing Certification Program

Garden Grove, CA--Alkemist Labs announced in a press release that it was teaming up with Nutrasource, a Canadian contract research organization, to launch the...

FDA Cannabis/CBD Public Hearing: “FDA Does Not Have the Luxury Of Time”

Washington, D.C.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public hearing on Friday looking for scientific data and information regarding cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds....

Researchers Identify Genetic Differences in Cannabis & Hemp Strains

Pullman, WA—New research looks to provide government regulators with new tools to identify specific strains of hemp and cannabis, allowing them to address a...

Survey: 57% of Adults Used Cannabis for Pain Management in 2018

New York, NY—More than 44 million adults (57%) aged 55 and older used cannabis for pain management in 2018, according to a press release...

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