NT_1170x120_1-11-18

CBD

Charlotte’s Web partners with street vet Dr. Kwane Stewart

Charlotte’s Web partners with street vet Dr. Kwane Stewart

BOULDER, COLO. — Charlotte’s Web announced Wednesday a new partnership with Dr. Kwane Stewart, known to many as ‘The Street Veterinarian’ based on his history of compassionate activism providing pro bono healthcare to pets of the homeless. The 22-year practicing veterinarian now serves as Charlotte’s Web’s official spokesperson for its popular line of hemp-derived CBD

CRN files citizen petition calling on FDA to regulate CBD as a legal dietary supplement

CRN files citizen petition calling on FDA to regulate CBD as a legal dietary supplement

WASHINGTON  — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) yesterday submitted a Citizen’s Petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), requesting that the agency establish a regulatory pathway to legally market dietary supplements containing hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD). CRN’s petition once again formally calls on FDA to take action, and to exercise the statutory discretion provided

73 million Americans likely to purchase CBD before year’s end

73 million Americans likely to purchase CBD before year’s end

WASHINGTON — The Hemp Business Journal, the hemp division of New Frontier Data, the global authority in data, analytics and business intelligence on the cannabis industry, releases the U.S. Hemp Market Report: Cannabinoids Edition, Volume 1. It is being released ahead of its new free Hemp Cannabinoid Webinar Series, the first in New Frontier Data’s multi-episode hemp webinar

Perrigo partners with Kazmira to enter CBD market

Perrigo partners with Kazmira to enter CBD market

DUBLIN — Perrigo has entered into the CBD market through a strategic investment in and long-term supply agreement with Kazmira, a leading supplier of hemp-based CBD products free of tetrahydrocannabinol (“THC-free”) based in Watkins, Colorado. The fast-growing and rapidly evolving CBD market is emerging organically in response to changing consumer preferences for natural remedies and

BIOTONE expands CBD pain relief lineup

BIOTONE expands CBD pain relief lineup

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – BIOTONE announcd that it has expanded its Lab+Blends line of solution-based CBD products with the introduction of three new items – an eczema relief cream and a pair of topical products formulated to help relieve muscle pain and joint pain. The company also announced price reductions on all Lab+Blends products, citing

HempFusion donates to frontline heroes in New York City

HempFusion donates to frontline heroes in New York City

DENVER — HempFusion announced a partnership with Verdant Oasis, the donation of 1,000 bottles of HempFusion’s Stress CBD Capsules formulated with ashwagandha, a unique botanical scientifically studied to support the body during occasional stress to front line workers in New York City. “This idea was originally inspired by the CEO of Verdant Oasis, Beata Jedrzewska, by asking

Elixinol names Siciliano new CEO

Elixinol names Siciliano new CEO

WESTMINSTER, Colo.  ─ Elixinol announced it has named Tom Siciliano as the organization’s new CEO Americas effective immediately. Siciliano is charged with leading Elixinol’s refined strategy on hemp derived CBD in the Americas region. “We are delighted to appoint a leader with Tom’s strategic, financial, operational and sales experience,” said Stratos Karousos, Elixinol Group CEO. “Elixinol, like

Charlotte’s Web to acquire Abacus Health Products

Charlotte’s Web to acquire Abacus Health Products

BOULDER, Colo. — Charlotte’s Web and Abacus Health Products have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement where Charlotte’s Web will acquire Abacus. This acquisition will combine Charlotte’s Web, the market leader in hemp-derived CBD wellness products, with Abacus, the market leader in over-the-counter topical products combining active pharmaceutical ingredients with hemp extract, to create the

New CBD brand Also Organics takes bold approach to reach new audiences

New CBD brand Also Organics takes bold approach to reach new audiences

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —  Also Organics is entering the rapidly growing CBD (cannabinoid) products market with a new approach and unique formulations for adults, pets and children. Also Organics creates alternative personal wellness products with the finest, full-spectrum, whole plant CBD (and CBG – cannabigerol), all made from 100 percent American-grown, organic hemp. The Also Organics

Ananda Brands launches ECO Therapy line

Ananda Brands launches ECO Therapy line

LOS ANGELES — Ananda Brands launched on Wednesday ECO Therapy a new line of CBD products to create all-natural, botanical blends with carefully curated essential oils and vitamins, such as B12 and melatonin, to meet the unique needs of personal relaxation, energy and sleep. ECO Therapy produces whole-plant CBD products with natural hemp oil. They

Retail can help put CBD fears to rest

Retail can help put CBD fears to rest

In the health and wellness market, hemp-based products are becoming mainstream. Many large and small retailers including drug, grocery, convenience, cosmetic and clothing stores have been attracted to the hemp space and carry lines of hemp/CBD products. In fact, since the production of hemp was legalized as an agricultural commodity with the 2018 Farm Bill,

Eagle Labs launches impirica CBD brand

Eagle Labs launches impirica CBD brand

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Eagle Labs has launched impirica, a new brand of CBD intended to eliminate consumer fear, and increase confidence, in trying the exciting new cannabidiol category. Although most Americans have now heard about CBD, many are very confused and concerned about product quality. This is inhibiting trial in the category and holding

CBD-infused skin care brand KARIBO launches

CBD-infused skin care brand KARIBO launches

MIAMI, Fl. — Growth equity firm MMG Consumer Brands has launched KARIBO Beauty, a cannabidiol (CBD) infused skin care brand, to retailers and consumers nationwide. The brand’s tagline is  “Skin Care for Every Body,” highlighting its mission to make its daily skin care essentials with premium CBD accessible for all to enjoy via affordable price points

CBDfx announces partnership with The Emerson Group

CBDfx announces partnership with The Emerson Group

CHATSWORTH, Calif. — CBDfx, the third-largest privately held hemp-derived CBD company according to the Brightfield Group, has announced a new partnership with The Emerson Group which will allow retailers and their customers entry into the flourishing CBD industry. A market leader in hemp-derived CBD, CBDfx is known for their rigorous quality standards and trendsetting product