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  • Editor’s Notebook: Federal CBD inaction forcing industry to self-regulate to fight illicit competitors August 4, 2020
    It isn’t just the guys and gals making high-THC products who confront illicit competition. Hemp entrepreneurs see it, too.  Editor’s Notebook: Federal CBD inaction forcing industry to self-regulate to fight illicit competitors is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
    Kristen Nichols
  • FDA approves GW Pharmaceuticals’ CBD drug for new indication August 3, 2020
    CBD drug Epidiolex received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat seizures associated with a third medical condition, expanding the range of indications for the cannabis-derived medication. FDA approves GW Pharmaceuticals’ CBD drug for new indication is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
    Kristen Nichols
  • Uruguay cannabis company ships 50 kilograms dried flower to Switzerland via Germany August 3, 2020
    Cannabis Uruguay Ltda. (UCAN), a cannabis cultivator and processor in Montevideo, has exported its first shipment of dried flowers to Switzerland via Germany. The company’s 50-kilogram shipment of dried cannabis flower landed in Frankfurt on Saturday and arrived in Zurich on Sunday, Jorge Jover, an agronomist who works at UCAN, told Hemp Industry Daily. The […]
    Monica Raymunt
  • CBD cigarette maker hires Philip Morris strategist as new chief executive August 3, 2020
    A Las Vegas-based company preparing to launch a brand of CBD-containing hemp cigarettes later this year, Taat Lifestyle & Wellness, has appointed a former Philip Morris strategist as its CEO. CBD cigarette maker hires Philip Morris strategist as new chief executive is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis […]
    Monica Raymunt
  • Fees changing for foreign temporary labor visas August 3, 2020
    Hemp businesses using temporary foreign workers are going to see changing fee schedules for visas starting this fall. Fees changing for foreign temporary labor visas is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
    Kristen Nichols
  • Chart: 2020 an ‘extinction event’ for thousands of CBD companies, but industry remains crowded August 3, 2020
    Thousands of CBD companies in the United States will likely shutter in 2020 - but the CBD market will remain flooded with some 1,500 brands jostling for market share. Chart: 2020 an ‘extinction event’ for thousands of CBD companies, but industry remains crowded is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news […]
    Kristen Nichols
  • Switzerland refunds $36M in taxes levied on low-THC cannabis growers, sellers July 31, 2020
    Swiss customs officials have returned approximately CHF 33 million ($36 million) to low-THC cannabis flower producers and sellers after a court said their products were unconstitutionally taxed as a tobacco substitute. CBD sellers in Switzerland had taken legal action to protest the 25% sales tax imposed on their goods as tobacco substitutes, according to a […]
    Monica Raymunt
  • FDA reissues post on recall of lead-contaminated CBD oil from Florida manufacturer July 31, 2020
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated a post on its website to spread the word about a Florida company that recalled a batch of CBD oil after a state agency tested the product and found that it contained dangerous levels of lead. FDA reissues post on recall of lead-contaminated CBD oil from Florida […]
    Monica Raymunt
  • ‘If you listen to the consumer, you’re going to be right’: Q&A with Neptune Wellness CEO Michael Cammarata July 31, 2020
    Michael Cammarata, the CEO of Neptune Wellness Solutions, said he has learned a multitude of business lessons from working in technology, advertising, music and consumer packaged goods, but all of those lessons ultimately lead back to one underlying theme. ‘If you listen to the consumer, you’re going to be right’: Q&A with Neptune Wellness CEO […]
    Laura Drotleff
  • Oregon senators ask feds to delay 2018 interim final hemp rules July 30, 2020
    Two Oregon U.S. senators want federal officials to delay implementation of the final rules for hemp growers "until regulatory obstacles are fully addressed," they said in a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Oregon senators ask feds to delay 2018 interim final hemp rules is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness […]
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