ThursdayMar 05, 2020 9:00 am

7 Things Employers Should Know About CBD

CBD or cannabidiol is a hemp extract that's become increasingly popular over the years. It was legalized after the 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp, and although the market is filled with thousands of CBD products, they aren't adequately regulated. Here are a few things employers should know about CBD. CBD isn't intoxicating. True, the connection to cannabis might confuse some, but CBD won't affect your employees' performance. Federal law requires that all CBD products have less than 0.3 THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol). THC is the chemical that makes marijuana psychoactive. As long as they use high-quality CBD products, your employees…

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WednesdayMar 04, 2020 4:00 pm

Panel to Discuss CBD Bedding During Furniture Conference

Cannabidiol, a chemical extracted from hemp, is taking the world completely by storm. Commonly known as CBD, it is one of over 100 cannabinoids produced by hemp, and it is flush with potent medicinal properties. Users claim it's effective against everything from anxiety and chronic pain to high blood pressure and insomnia. Though a lot of these claims haven't been scientifically proven yet, users still swear by CBD, and companies have taken notice. These days, you'll find CBD in a ton of products, from simple edibles to hemp-infused beverages, spirits, and garments. Using new and innovative technologies, companies have been…

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WednesdayMar 04, 2020 9:00 am

Milwaukee Company Earns Millions from CBD Joints

The CBD sector is probably the fastest growing industry out there. Driven by immense demand due to CBD's wide-ranging medical abilities, the industry has achieved millions of dollars in sales despite being just a year old. One of CBD's most appealing traits is that it can be taken in several ways, and this has allowed firms to create and sell a diverse range of cannabidiol infused products. Smokable hemp has been receiving attention lately as it combines the quick effects associated with smoking with the therapeutic effects of CBD. Vance Global Inc. capitalized on that by manufacturing and selling CBD…

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TuesdayMar 03, 2020 4:00 pm

Council For Federal Regulation Starts Work on Getting CBD Legalized

The CBD sector has come a long way since the hemp-derived compound was federally legalized by the 2018 Farm Bill. Driven by immense demand due to its diverse medical and cosmetic applications, experts predict the industry will be worth $20 billion by 2024. However, despite the fact that there are thousands of CBD products on the market, the sector lacks a comprehensive regulatory structure. Despite mounting pressure from growers, stakeholders, and politicians, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that it will take years to regulate without any aid from Congress. To alleviate this, a number of hemp…

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TuesdayMar 03, 2020 9:00 am

Dissolvable CBD Powder Unveiled at Natural Products Expo

This year's Natural Products Expo West Show will be graced by a never seen before product. Dubbed Caliper CBD, it is a dissolvable CBD powder that comes in precise and consistently measured single-serve packets. It is better absorbed than oil-based CBD products, taking effect just minutes after consumption. The product is backed by three hemp industry veterans, including Caliper Foods, an industry leader in soluble cannabinoid-infused consumer packaged goods and ingredients. It is made with non-GMO ingredients and is calorie-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan, kosher, and keto compliant. Each packet of Caliper CBD contains 20mg of dissolvable CBD, and it can…

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MondayMar 02, 2020 4:00 pm

European CBD Market Set to Grow by 400%

The world's attention has been on cannabis for the past year or two. A controversial plant, hemp, a variety of cannabis that doesn't get you high, had been outlawed in most territories until recently. This can be traced back to cannabidiol, a hemp extract flush with potent medicinal properties that has captured the world by storm. Although most of the medical claims haven't been clinically tried and proven yet, users swear by CBD, saying it's effective against everything from anxiety and chronic pain to insomnia and high blood pressure. Cannabidiol's biggest draw, perhaps, is that it offers consumers a versatile…

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MondayMar 02, 2020 9:00 am

Colorado Company Hires Former FDA Chemist to Boost CBD Product Development

Veritas Farms, Inc. is a vertically integrated firm focused on producing high quality, whole plant full spectrum hemp oils and extracts flush with cannabinoids. The company dabbles in everything from vegan capsules, tinctures, and lotions to formulations for sublingual applications and pet products, all infused with full-spectrum hemp oil from hemp grown on its 140-acre farm in Pueblo, Colorado. It also manufactures private label products for several distributors and retailers. The company recently took on Daniel Connors, Ph.D., a former FDA employee, as an executive to assist in the research and development of new products. He received his Ph.D. in…

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FridayFeb 28, 2020 4:00 pm

Data Helps European CBD Firms Navigate the Nascent Industry

The past few years have seen significant developments for cannabis, both medical and recreational. At the forefront is cannabidiol, a chemical produced by hemp. It is one of over 100 cannabinoids said to be flush with medicinal properties, and it has become increasingly popular, with experts estimating the CBD market may be worth $20 billion by 2024. Cannabidiol's medical abilities are said to be wide-ranging. Users claim the hemp extract offers relief from a variety of ailments, including chronic pain, high blood pressure, and anxiety. Despite there being little scientific research backing these claims, users still swear by CBD. Lack…

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FridayFeb 28, 2020 9:00 am

California Company Introduces Product to Authenticate Hemp Derivatives

Already worth millions of dollars in sales, the CBD sector is moving forward at quite a brisk pace. The hemp extract has captured the attention of the medical, health, and wellness communities, with thousands of CBD products available on the shelves. However, the sector hasn't been adequately regulated yet, resulting in a pattern of low quality and contaminated CBD products being sold to unsuspecting consumers. "The most important thing in the world is that people know what they're putting into their body, and this has never been done before with CBD or THC," says Danny Davis, a cannabis entrepreneur and…

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ThursdayFeb 27, 2020 4:00 pm

CBG-Rich Hemp Variety Introduced in the US

You wouldn't be wrong if you said cannabidiol (CBD) has taken the world by storm. You wouldn't expect a chemical extracted from cannabis to gather much support, but it has. In the U.S., industrial hemp, a cannabis variety with less than 0.3% of THC, was legalized by the 2018 Farm Bill, kick-starting the CBD craze. A year later, the CBD sector is worth millions, and there are thousands of CBD products in circulation. With talk of the cannabidiol market being saturated, hemp producers have started turning to minor cannabinoids. Hemp produces over 100 of them, and although most of what…

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