The Do’s and Don’ts of Cannabis Labeling

Your cannabis products deserve to stand out and shine in this booming market. But your product won’t even make it to the market if you are not following label requirements. Following these Do’s and Don’ts will help you label your products appropriately.

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Defining Hemp: Classifications, Policies & Markets, Part 2

The cannabis plant is an incredibly versatile plant used in numerous applications: construction materials, textiles, composites, bioplastics, food ingredients, phytochemicals, CBD products, and so much more. Or is that hemp? In this two-part series, Darwin Millard takes the reader down the hemp rabbit hole and discusses how the global market has evolved the definition of hemp over time and the challenges posed by trying to have your cake and eat it too. Millard proposes that we adopt policies for market protection of hemp products through standardization, not bifurcation of the cannabis plant.

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FDA Issues Warning Letters on Marketing and Sale of OTC CBD Products

The FDA issued warning letters to two companies this month, alleging FD&C Act violations stemming from marketing new drugs without approval. Companies marketing CBD products should be careful not to market OTC drugs containing CBD.

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Is Your CBD Product Verifiably Natural?

In this piece, Turner describes the applicability of Carbon-14 testing as an option for R&D and quality assurance teams in the CBD industry to measure the percentages of CBD extract in their products that is derived from natural sources. This can be used to authenticate the naturality of products and verify ingredients don’t contain synthetic adulterants.

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