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With Epidiolex, GW Pharmaceuticals Passes ‘Go’, Collects Unexpected Profits

As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to consider how to regulate cannabidiol (CBD), the one company with the green light to sell CBD as a pharmaceutical drug is raking in profits. This month, the London-based pharmaceutical company [...]

Sticker Shock: Is GW Pharmaceutical’s Epidiolex Really That Expensive?

Have you ever experienced sticker shock? If you’re like some of the people following the development of GW Pharmaceuticals’ CBD-based drug, Epidiolex, then odds are you probably have. After gaining approval from the FDA, GW released the estimated price of its [...]

South Carolina Signs New Hemp Bill; Paves Way for Better Quality Standards

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed House Bill 3559 on May 11, 2017  legalizing the growth of industrial hemp in the state through the South Carolina Industrial Hemp Program. The new bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to issue up to 20 [...]

The Battle for the CBD Market in Texas Heats Up: 3 Companies Awarded “Low THC Cannabis” Licenses

The battle over who will own the CBD market in the Lone Star State is heating up. The state of Texas has awarded three conditional licenses to cultivate, process and dispense "low-THC cannabis" to intractable epilepsy patients. The highest ranked applicants that [...]

CV Sciences says it will hold Pre-IND Meeting with FDA for CVSI-007

CV Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: CVSI)  reports it first patent-pending drug product candidate, CVSI-007, combines CBD and nicotine in treatment of smokeless tobacco use and addiction. According to CV Sciences recent 10K filing there are currently no drugs approved by the U.S. Food [...]

Pure Kind and Alfalfa’s Partner With CBD Hemp Extract

Pure Kind Botanicals is private labeling products with Alfalfa’s Market in Boulder, CO. The partnership marks the beginning of a significant market trend by independent, natural and speciality retailers to embrace Hemp CBD products. Ed Lehrburger, CEO of Pure Hemp Technology, [...]

Florida Update: Surterra Shows Market for CBD Products Grown as Medical Cannabis Are Taking Over

Regulation and enforcement are tightening in Florida for CBD products 'grown as hemp' and being imported into the state. Recent interviews and tips from industry insiders suggest traditional distributors for smoke shops and natural products have had "significant product seizures" in [...]