Posts Tagged ‘CBD products’

DSA Seeks Clarity from FDA on CBD Products

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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Nature’s Sunshine Enters CBD Market

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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Response to the DSA’s Memo on CBD

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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Young Living Acquires Nature’s Ultra

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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FDA Concerned Over Exaggerated Health Claims of CBD Products

FDA

According to a CNN story, concerns over exaggerated health claims have prompted a US Food and Drug Administration hearing on the effects of CBD products. The FDA is holding its first hearing today to assess the safety and efficacy of these CBD products. Cannabis-related products have flooded the market, making health claims about pain relief, immune function and…

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CBD Direct Sellers Highlighted in Chicago Tribune Story

CBD

A recent story by the Chicago Tribune noted two direct selling companies—Hempworx and Zilis—that are giving moms new side hustles selling CBD oil. According to the article, CBD oil is the latest in a string of products that women, many of them mothers, are selling and recruiting others to sell. In the U.S., the availability of CBD products grew by…

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Youngevity to Enter the Hemp (CBD) Market

Chula Vista, Calif.-based Youngevity International, a leading omni-direct lifestyle company, recently announced it will enter the CBD market with a proprietary line of hemp-derived CBD oil products. Youngevity has taken a measured approach to entering the CBD market after ensuring that a credible amount of research had been conducted to support concrete health benefits. Hemp (CBD)…

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