Author Archives: Megan Booth

FDA Would Be Required To Allow CBD Product Marketing Under New Bipartisan Bill

A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers have introduced a new bill that would allow for hemp-derived CBD to be lawfully marketed as a dietary supplement. While hemp and its derivatives were federally legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is still in the process of developing regulations that would let businesses […]

Proposed U.S. hemp rules worry industry

Most of the worry involves how the federal government plans to test for THC, the high-inducing compound found in marijuana and hemp, both cannabis plants. Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could be crippled if […]

Should I Work with a Hemp Extract Manufacturer or a Wholesaler?

Deciding whether to work directly with a Hemp Extract manufacturer or a wholesaler is a very important decision when building your business’ brand. The choices can be overwhelming and there are definitely some pros and cons to both. This often leaves the question, “should I work directly with a manufacturer or should I purchase my […]

Americans Are Googling CBD More Than Acupuncture, Meditation And Exercise, Study Finds

People are increasingly more interested in CBD—or cannabidiol—than other health trends such as acupuncture, apple cider vinegar, exercise and veganism, according to a new review. In fact, the non-intoxicating cannabis compound has risen in popularity so much that people Google it nearly as much as they do for yoga and e-cigarettes. In a paper published […]

Great News From Capitol Hill: The SAFE Banking Act has Passed the US House of Representatives!

Great news from Capitol Hill: The SAFE Banking Act has passed the US House of Representatives by a vote of 321 to 103! As we informed you on Monday, thanks to the leadership of Rep. Andy Barr (KY) – who closely consulted with the US Hemp Roundtable — the SAFE Banking Act, originally a marijuana-only […]

Hemp News and Updates from Various States

Louisiana: Last month, the Louisiana legislature passed one of the most restrictive hemp laws in the country, prohibiting the sale of CBD as a food additive or a dietary supplement. Counsel for the U.S. Hemp Roundtable worked closely with Louisiana Department of Health to reach a compromise: instead of labeling CBD oils and tinctures as […]

US Postal Service unveils new policy on mailing hemp-derived CBD products

The US Postal Service confirmed in an expanded policy update last week that hemp products are legal to mail under certain circumstances because the crop is no longer a federally controlled substance. In a guideline published in the agency’s Postal Bulletin, USPS said that it has “received numerous inquiries from commercial entities and individuals wishing […]

What is the difference between Full Spectrum CBD, Broad Spectrum CBD and CBD Isolate?

As the use of cannabidiol (CBD) becomes more prevalent among mainstream stores and consumers, more questions arise regarding what the difference is between Full Spectrum CBD, Broad Spectrum CBD and CBD Isolate, as well as which type is more beneficial. While there is no definitive answer as which type is “best,” it is important for […]

How CBD & Banking Are Being Affected

While CBD is becoming a mainstream product, and major retailers like CVS and The Vitamin Shoppe are stocking their shelves with it, the CBD industry is still uncharted. Hemp and its benefits are not a new concept, however the unexpected growth and popularity of CBD has surprised many merchants. For this reason, many merchant processors […]