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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...

May 31 CBD Hearing to Focus on Legalization, Regulation

Washington, D.C.—Tomorrow, from 8:00 AM EDT to 6:00 PM EDT, FDA will hold a public hearing—to be webcast, here and here—entitled “Scientific Data and...

Phytocannabinoids: 25 Things to Know Now

In January 2015, WholeFoods took a deep dive into the legal cannabis market, hemp-based products and cannabidiol (CBD), alerting readers that something big was...

HIA to Facebook: Stop Censoring Hemp

Phoenix, AZ--Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has a message for Facebook: Hemp is legal and shouldn't be censored. HIA announced in a press release that,...

Harvard, MIT Receive Grant to Study Cannabis, Cannabinoids

Cambridge, MA—Charles Broderick, alumnus of both Harvard University and MIT, gave $4.5 million to each institution to support research on the effects of cannabis,...

FTC/FDA Warning Letters Issued to CBD Companies

Washington, DC–Before vacating his office on April 5, former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., shared his thoughts on the most efficient pathway to legalize...

FDA Sets Time, Date for Public CBD Hearing

Silver Spring, MD—FDA has set a time and date for a public hearing regarding products containing cannabis-derived compounds, according to a public announcement. The hearing—titled...

Manitoba Harvest to be Acquired by Tilray

Nanaimo, British Columbia--Tilray, Inc., a company that specializes in the research, cultivation, production and distribution of cannabis and cannabinoids, announced that it has entered into an...