Nutrition

Green Growth Brands cuts nearly 5% of workforce to manage mounting expenses

(This story has been updated to reflect a change in the percentage of workforce being cut and the holdings of the Schottenstein family.) An Ohio CBD and marijuana company has cut about 5% of its total workforce to alleviate mounting expenses. Green Growth Brands, which makes CBD topicals and other products, now has more than …

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Hemp is back in Chile, and the market is ready for investment

The post Hemp is back in Chile, and the market is ready for investment was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. INTERVIEW: Barbara Galletti is co-founder and CEO of Pronatura Ltda., and co-creator of Nutranabis, the first Chilean brand exclusively dedicated …

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European association pushes for clarity around extracts in cosmetics

The post European association pushes for clarity around extracts in cosmetics was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) is pushing to install clear language about ingredients derived from industrial hemp in the EU’s Cosing database, …

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HempToday launches Czech edition with legacy player Hempoint

The post HempToday launches Czech edition with legacy player Hempoint was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. HempToday has launched a Czech language edition in a strategic partnership between the Poland-based Naklo Foundation and legacy Euro hemp company Hempoint, Jihlava, Czech …

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Sources: USDA hemp rules drafted and awaiting White House approval

Federal agriculture authorities have submitted hemp rules to the White House for final approval, meaning that public release of the first-ever national rules for growing the crop is nearing, Hemp Industry Daily has learned. The hemp industry is eagerly – and anxiously – awaiting federal regulations on hemp production from the U.S. Department of Agriculture …

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Four takeaways from the latest round of federal CBD warning letters

The young CBD industry is growing accustomed to federal health authorities warning companies not to make medical claims about the cannabinoid. But a round of warning letters this week from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – the consumer-protection agency that safeguards against unfair and deceptive advertising – served as a reminder that as CBD goes …

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Louisiana permits hundreds of businesses to sell CBD products

Louisiana has awarded business licenses to 775 companies that want to sell CBD products. The state’s Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) received more than 1,000 permit applications after passage of a law outlining how retailers can sell products containing CBD. The ATC started the process in June. Liquor stores, gas stations and CBD-specific shops were among the …

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U.S. hemp growers can get crop insurance beginning in 2020

The post U.S. hemp growers can get crop insurance beginning in 2020 was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. American industrial hemp growers will be eligible for crop insurance under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) starting in 2020. Those firms …

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Canada’s hemp industry shrank last year amid slow-moving CBD regulations, USDA says

Canada has a 20-year head start on the United States in growing and processing hemp. But Canada’s acreage shrank in 2018 as the nation lagged behind its southern neighbor in developing a market for hemp extracts such as CBD, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that highlights Canada’s industrial hemp industry. …

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