Hemp Trades Association UK Ltd Threatens CannaPro In Solicitor’s Letter

Mike Harlington, chair of the Hemp Trades Assocation UK Ltd, has made a series of demands through solicitors that are absurd and completely unenforceable. He seems to think he has some sort of authority to determine which businesses may join CannaPro. We also have multiple reports of him theatening businesses that if they join CannaPro … Continue reading Hemp Trades Association UK Ltd Threatens CannaPro In Solicitor’s Letter

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

The CannaPro CBD Compassionate Access Programme

The CannaPro CBD Compassionate Access Programme is a response to the failure of the NHS to deliver on the medicinal cannabis reforms which came into force last November.  It is intended to match those in need with businesses that are able to donate CBD products.  It is not confined solely to cases of children with … Continue reading The CannaPro CBD Compassionate Access Programme

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?