CannaPro Seizes the Initiative in the CBD and Novel Foods Debacle

  Cannabis Professionals (CannaPro), the trade association for the UK’s cannabis, CBD and hemp businesses, has instructed solicitors to take decisive action in the ongoing row between the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the UK’s fastest-growing food supplement market for cannabidiol (CBD) products. TLT Solicitors, acting on behalf of CannaPro, has sent a formal letter … Continue reading CannaPro Seizes the Initiative in the CBD and Novel Foods Debacle

CBD Isolates Are NOT Becoming A Controlled Substance

In another example of typical overclaiming and exaggeration, Mike Harlington’s CTA has put out an announcement that CBD isolates are becoming a controlled substance. There is no truth in this at all, it is nothing but speculation and opinion. Even if the speculation is correct that isolates will remain classified as a novel food, the … Continue reading CBD Isolates Are NOT Becoming A Controlled Substance

Presentation at the Hemp CBD Expo, 2nd March 2019

I spoke at the Hemp CBD Expo at around 5.00pm on Saturday, 2nd March 2019. Below is my speech as originally composed. An audio file is available here. A video will be available shortly. My PowerPoint presentation file is here. “Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. My name is Peter Reynolds and I am the president … Continue reading Presentation at the Hemp CBD Expo, 2nd March 2019

Notes on Teleconference with FSA, 1st February 2019

Attendees: Peter Reynolds, Cannabis Professionals (CannaPro) Alison Asquith, FSA Colin Clifford, FSA Paul Tossell FSA 1. FSA advised that the industry has “one last chance” to submit evidence of significant consumption of CBD extracts within EU area prior to 1997. 2. CannaPro requested clarification as to which authority stipulates this deadline and how long the … Continue reading Notes on Teleconference with FSA, 1st February 2019

Another Attack by Bureaucrats on CBD and its Consumers

Today’s article in the Daily Mail on CBD follows that publication’s usual pattern – there is a kernel of truth but on top of that is piled inaccuracy upon misleading comment upon nonsense. So let’s deal with the truth and send the nonsense back to the Daily Mail where it belongs. Within the last few … Continue reading Another Attack by Bureaucrats on CBD and its Consumers

Why is Facebook Closing Down CBD and Hemp Pages?

Everyone thought that when the Farm Bill passed the federal legalisation of hemp would have a positive effect on the CBD business, in particular that Facebook would stop its persecution of CBD and hemp businesses for promoting and selling what it called ‘illegal drugs’.  The reality seems to be exactly the opposite.  Facebook seems to … Continue reading Why is Facebook Closing Down CBD and Hemp Pages?