Author Archives: CBD Hemp Experts

2021: The year of positive CBD policy changes

The hemp industry has been waiting with bated breath for the release of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Cannabidiol Enforcement Policy Draft Guidance. FDA sent the draft to the White House Office of Management and Budget last July. Of all FDA documents currently under review at the OMB, the CBD policy has been pending…[Read More]

California bill to legalize hemp extracts in food, drinks, includes ban on smokable flower

California lawmakers will be faced again with the long-debated question of whether to allow hemp extracts in food and beverages in the state when the legislative session opens Monday, but this time the proposal comes with a twist: The measure would also ban smokable hemp flower – an increasingly popular and unregulated segment of the…[Read More]

Proposal in USA would lift THC barrier for hemp to full 1.0%

A U.S. senator has proposed an amendment that would raise the allowable THC level for industrial hemp in the USA from 0.3% to a full 1.0%, following a global trend in which many nations are adopting higher THC standards. Hemp stakeholders have long complained that the 0.3% THC level is too low, causing problems with…[Read More]

Pennsylvania K-12 Students Will Learn About Hemp As A Sustainable Material, State Announces

In another sign of the normalization of hemp, K-12 students in Pennsylvania will have the opportunity to learn about how to make sustainable plastic using the crop, the state Departments of Agriculture and Education jointly announced on Thursday. During the state’s annual Farm Show, which will take place virtually in January, students can participate in…[Read More]

Bill to Legalize CBD in Dietary Supplements Gains More Congressional Support

While action on H.B. 8179 has been on pause, industry leaders are encouraged by the traction and bipartisan support it’s gaining in Congress. In September, the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2020 (H.R. 8179) was introduced to Congress in attempt to regulate cannabidiol (CBD) in dietary supplements. If passed,…[Read More]

CBD Hemp Experts Launches New CBD Softgels with Powerhouse Antioxidant Astaxanthin

By combining CBD, CBG and Astaxanthin, CBD Hemp Experts have manufactured an incredible immune support softgel product. JACKSONVILLE, FL, December 17, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ – CBD Hemp Experts has released the newest addition to their expanding line of CBD Softgels. The new Immune Support Softgels contain 25mg of compliant CBD (>0.3% THC), 5mg of CBG and…[Read More]

Florida projects hemp acreage will grow to half the size of citrus acreage

Florida’s agriculture chief predicts that hemp acreage in the Sunshine State will grow to about half the size of the state’s famed citrus acreage within three to five years. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said Tuesday that the state’s 22,078 acres of hemp this year will balloon to 300,000 by 2025, about half the size of…[Read More]

The Power of Astaxanthin

What is Astaxanthin? Astaxanthin (“asta-zan-thin”) is a carotenoid that is responsible for giving flamingos, shrimp and salmon their pink color. It is produced by algae and other aquatic microorganisms to help the algae survive harsh conditions. Normally, these algae are green, but when they are exposed to high illumination, they are threatened by free radicals…[Read More]

FDA: Science of CBD and other cannabinoids is a ‘priority’

High-ranking U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said Thursday that the science of CBD and other cannabinoids has become a priority for the agency, considering the wide interest in CBD and the number of products already on the market. Dr. Amy Abernethy, a deputy commissioner of food and drugs and leader of the FDA’s CBD…[Read More]

Can farming hemp help fight climate change?

A small farm in upstate New York is working to revolutionize the organic farming industry, starting with supporting their local ecosystem while growing, among a variety of grains, hemp — the plant behind the multi-million dollar CBD industry. Hemp, a species of cannabis that does not create a marijuana-like high, has an ancient history with…[Read More]