FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The FDA also published a revised Consumer Update detailing safety concerns about CBD products more broadly. Based on the lack of…

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2019 BIG Awards

Medical Marijuana, Inc. subsidiary Kannaway was honored with two 2019 BIG Awards for Business by the Business Intelligence Group. The company was named Small Business Company of the Year in the Life Sciences, Health, Wellness and Nutrition category, and Kannaway CEO Blake Schroeder was named Small Business Executive of the Year in the Life Sciences,…

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DSA

DSA Brings Together Government Officials, Industry Leaders to Discuss Vital Issues for Direct Selling On October 7–8, the Direct Selling Association (DSA) hosted its annual Legal and Regulatory Seminar in Washington, D.C. The seminar brought together industry leaders to discuss legal and regulatory issues impacting the direct selling business and how companies and the Association…

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PrimeMybody

Cannabis & Tech Today recently conducted an interview with PrimeMyBody CEO Paul Rogers to learn more about hemp and how the company is working toward creating a more sustainable industry. To learn more about the science behind their innovations, Cannabis & Tech Today also spoke with PrimeMyBody’s Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Cheng Ruan to discover how their studies…

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FDA on CBD Products

The Direct Selling Association (DSA) has sent a memo to member companies stating that clarity is needed from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on the sale of cannabinoid (CBD) products. The clarification concerns the FDA’s statement after passage of the 2018 Farm Bill that while the farming of hemp is legal, the use of…

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CBD market

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. recently announced that it will enter the CBD market with a full line of hemp-derived CBD products. Scientists at the company’s Hughes Center for Research and Innovation have developed a series of proprietary products containing whole spectrum hemp extracts containing naturally occurring CBD that deliver targeted levels of phytocannabinoids to trigger…

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DSA’s Memo on CBD

It’s been a month since the Code Administrator of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) made it known to all member companies in a memo released July 29th stating  “…it is the determination by this office that the sale of ingestible CBD (cannabidiol-based oils) products such as a foodstuff, nutritional supplement, tincture or for any digestible means for humans or…

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DSA Code of Ethics

The Code Administrator of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) made it known to all member companies in a memo released July 30 stating  “…it is the determination by this office that the sale of ingestible CBD (cannabidiol-based oils) products such as a foodstuff, nutritional supplement, tincture or for any digestible means for humans or animals is violative…

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Young Living

Young Living Essential Oils recently announced its acquisition of Nature’s Ultra. Nature’s Ultra, with its more than 1,500 acres of hemp farms in Colorado, will continue to operate independently to provide industry-leading CBD products that are legal under federal law and are certified natural, organic, vegan approved and gluten free, and with the added benefits of…

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rebranded

Medical Marijuana, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Kannaway® has launched a completely redesigned website and the rebranding of its globally recognized hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products. The company hopes that consumers will find the new website easier to navigate for access to the products and CBD education that fits their unique lifestyles. Kannaway’s rebranded products are designed to be…

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