Back on track: Swiss ingredients manufacturer Linnea reinstated on FSA’s CBD list 

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Linnea, the expert manufacturer of botanical extracts for the pharmaceutical industry, has had its novel foods application reinstated by the Food Standards Agency, following its removal from the list earlier this year.  Cannabinoid Insight understands the company was originally told its application had been validated, only for the FSA to later rule Linnea out due […]

The UK’s CBD list is here. What happens next?

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The long awaited list of ingestible CBD products permitted for sale was published on 31 March 2022. A total of 3,536 products linked to 70 applications have been given the green light to remain on the market by the Food Standards Agency, however the majority are awaiting the outcome of further evidence.   This means making […]

CBD: coming to a TV screen near you

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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 […]

UK CBD sector on standby for release of FSA’s list of permitted products

The UK’s consumer health sector is set for its biggest shake-up in more than a decade when the Food Standards Agency (FSA) releases its eagerly-awaited public list of CBD products permitted for sale to consumers. Only products on the list will be able to stay on the market, while those not included will have to […]

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 […]