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Setback in court leaves hemp extractors hoping DEA won’t make any bold moves

Hemp extractors worried about a federal crackdown over THC levels have dim prospects for getting help from the judicial system.

Instead, they’re looking to the words of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in hopes the agency won’t put much effort into enforcing its 2020 rule about hemp extracts that go “hot,” or beyond 0.3% THC.

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Actor Eastwood wins $2 million over CBD company using his name

Famed actor and director Clint Eastwood won his second trade infringement lawsuit against CBD companies that have used his name or likeness to promote products without his permission. In his latest victory, Eastwood won a $2 million judgment plus attorney fees and costs against Los Angeles-based Norok Innovation for using his name in metadata tags […]

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Mayim Bialik of ‘Big Bang Theory’ wins court assistance against CBD scam

A federal judge in Florida has stepped in to help “Big Bang Theory” actor Mayim Bialik get false CBD endorsements off the internet. An order issued Friday allows Bialik’s lawyers to send subpoenas to Google, Meta and other websites seeking the removal of mentions of CBD companies purporting to have an endorsement from the current […]

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Minnesota THC expansion leads slew of new laws for hemp extracts

(This story has been updated to reflect that North Carolina’s governor signed that state’s hemp law.) A first-of-its-kind law allowing THC sales in outlets other than medical marijuana dispensaries takes effect Friday in Minnesota, one of several states where statues will change the rules for hemp-derived products such as delta-8 THC. Minnesota’s law limits CBD […]

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Delta-8 THC retailer sues Kansas over product seizures

A delta-8 THC retailer in Kansas is suing state officials for telling law enforcement that hemp-derived intoxicants are illegal drugs.

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Creators of Muscle Milk release hemp-infused fitness beverage

The creators of Muscle Milk, a popular protein drink, on Wednesday released a new energy drink infused with hemp. According to a news release, Gym Weed, made by Alternative Biologics, does not contain THC. Instead, the pre-workout beverage contains 20 milligrams of hemp extract and 200 milligrams of caffeine as well as other natural supplements. […]

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InterCure, Cookies open flagship CBD store in Austria

Israel’s InterCure and San Francisco-based Cookies opened the first Cookies store in Vienna. The store will offer a menu consisting of CBD products as well as accessories such as clothing and lifestyle products, the companies said in a Tuesday news release. “In the future, as regulations are evolving, pharmaceutical grade medical cannabis will be available […]

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‘Psychographic, not demographic’: 4 things to know about wellness-minded cannabis shoppers

Cannabis use and feeling good have gone together for centuries. So when a global pandemic helped make wellness products some of the fastest-growing consumer goods on a global scale, cannabis operators saw a golden business opportunity. But marketing cannabis products to wellness-minded consumers isn’t as simple as wrapping the same old products in soothing colors. […]

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Here’s why the lack of research on cannabis for animals is harming pets

Cannabis is not just for humans!

Between 2018 and 2019, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals noted a 765% increase in calls to its Poison Control Center for pets exposed to cannabis.

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‘Jeopardy!’ host latest to sue over false CBD endorsements

Mayim Bialik, an actor in the “Big Bang Theory” TV sitcom, is suing more than two dozen foreign affiliate marketing sites for falsely claiming the “Jeopardy!” host endorsed their CBD products.

 

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DEA prevails in hemp extract fight as federal appeals court dismisses 2 lawsuits

Low-THC hemp extracts become illegal marijuana the moment they exceed o.3% THC, a federal appeals court ruled, dismissing two lawsuits challenging a 2020 rule from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Texas CBD retailer sues town over head shop exclusion

A Texas retail chain that sells CBD and smokable hemp is suing a suburb of Austin for “intentional acts of harassment” after city officials wrongly decided it is an illegal head shop.

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How the cannabis industry can upgrade consumer education

We can’t educate people about cannabis nearly as fast as new consumers will come into the marketplace, and so because the rate of cannabis education is much, much slower than the rate of new consumers coming into dispensaries, the average education level of consumers will continue to decline to nearly zero.

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Curaleaf faces class action suit over mislabeled drops

A 77-year-old Oregon resident sued marijuana multistate operator Curaleaf Holdings, seeking class action status for hundreds of consumers who bought Select CBD wellness drops last summer that instead contained “substantial amounts” of THC.

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US health regulators seeking input for cannabinoid supplement review

Cannabinoid manufacturers have less than a week to submit data and comments to U.S. health regulators considering whether to allow extracts such as CBD into foods and dietary supplements.

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Industry watches as markets wrestle with regulations for hemp intoxicants such as delta-8 THC

Many U.S. states considered new laws to regulate hemp-derived intoxicants such as delta-8 THC this year, but few settled on how to do it.

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FDA warns hemp businesses not to make CBD for animals

U.S. health authorities on Thursday ordered three hemp companies to stop marketing CBD products for animals, warning that the cannabinoid might not be safe for them or the food supply.

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Minnesota legislators sign off on THC from hemp for adult use

Minnesota adults older than 21 will be able to buy intoxicating hemp-derived THC products in grocery and convenience stores under a bill that lawmakers approved late Sunday.

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Reliable, legal cannabinoid seeds in Europe: Q&A with Enecta co-founder Jacopo Paolini

Enecta co-founder and Chief Science Officer Jacopo Paolini discusses how his company developed a certified cannabinoid variety and how long it will take to see other cannabinoid-producing plants win government approval,

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Federal appeals court: Hemp-derived Delta-8 THC products are ‘lawful;’ only Congress can ban

Delta-8 THC derived from hemp is “lawful” and eligible for trademark protection, a federal appeals court ruled in a vaping dispute.

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