CBD

Charlotte Figi, American girl who raised profile of CBD, dies at 13

A Colorado, USA girl who found relief from Dravet Syndrome by using CBD, has died at age 13. Some news…

April 9, 2020

U.S. CBD seller warned over claims of coronavirus treatment

A U.S. company has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)…

April 3, 2020

Fallout from GenCanna bankruptcy drags down MariMed

The bankruptcy of U.S.-based GenCanna Global also has dragged down penny-stock cannabis player MariMed, which had invested $30 million (€26.9…

March 29, 2020

Czech firm’s push to register synthetically made CBD advances

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has green-lighted the “suitability check” of an application from Czech-based phytocannabinoids maker CBDepot for…

March 26, 2020

EU stakeholders say customers confused on how to evaluate CBD

European CBD stakeholders say customers have difficulty understanding how to evaluate CBD, but are nonetheless highly inclined to buy it…

March 9, 2020

Finnish CBD seller says unclear rules forced it into bankruptcy

The lingering lack of clarity in EU rules for hemp-based foods and extracts -- and resulting stop-sell orders -- has…

March 5, 2020

German government sides with EIHA on CBD ‘novel food’ question

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) said it has achieved “groundbreaking success in the discussion about the generally permissible trade…

March 4, 2020

CBD study in Europe shows potential for sector on the continent

Europe has vast potential in the CBD sector, but there’s an urgent need for legislative and regulatory reform that will…

March 2, 2020

Euro hemp association says UK move on CBD is step in right direction

CBD stakeholders in Europe say the UK Food Standard Agency's (FSA) recent warning to producers and consumers is a step…

February 24, 2020

Irish stakeholders push back against government survey, CBD recalls

Irish hemp stakeholders are aggressively pushing back against a government survey of CBD products on the market and mandated recalls…

February 20, 2020