CBD in food: 12,000 products now pending authorisation as FSA releases final list

The Food Standards Agency has updated the public list of CBD products, adding an additional 6,000 products. This is the complete list of ingestible CBD products currently allowed to remain on the market, which have been linked to a credible novel foods application.    These are the only ingestible CBD products which can be sold […]

CBD: coming to a TV screen near you

A woman is pictured taking CBD oil in the mouth

This week, UK-based CBD company, British Cannabis celebrates the launch of a television advert campaign for its premium flagship range of supplements and cosmetics, CBD by BRITISH CANNABIS™  The campaign comes as part of a £500,000 investment from British Cannabis towards increased brand awareness and a consumer recruitment campaign for 2022/23. The advert, produced by […]

Everything you need to know about CBD vapes

Vaping has enjoyed a rise in popularity in the UK in recent years. There are an estimated 3.6 million British adults who have successfully taken up the habit as a means to quit smoking, according to a 2021 report from Action on Smoking and Health.  Vaporisation has also emerged as a way to consume cannabinoids […]

FSA issues clarification and new deadline for toxicology data

A number of CBD companies have until 28 February to provide sufficient toxicology data to the Food Standards Agency, or risk losing the right to sell their products.  Cannabinoid Insight has learnt that up to 40 CBD companies which submitted summary data on epilepsy drug Epidiolex in their novel foods application, have until 28 February […]

How safe is CBD?

Widely available in an array of formats across the wellness category, the rise of this hemp extract in consumer products begs the question – how safe is CBD? Years of consumption of CBD have provided a wealth of information about safety. – Toxicology expert, Dr Paul Duffy Skincare and cosmetics When it comes to applying […]

How to train a workforce in CBD

Often used as a weapon against misinformation by CBD brands, education is an essential tool in combatting years of erroneous claims about the cannabis plant.  From the endocannabinoid system to manufacturing practices, unique selling points and getting that retail pitch perfect – CBD can present a never-ending learning curve for those new to this arena. […]