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CBD Monthly Update — November 2019CBD Monthly Update — November 2019

We gathered the top CBD news from this month to keep you in the loop.

November 18, 2019

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U.K. approves cannabis-based medicines

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence will allow for treatment of one of two relatively rare forms of childhood epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-induced vomiting and nausea. Cannabis laws are generally stricter in the U.K. than in the rest of Europe. Read more at New York Times...

Online popularity soars

There are more online searches for CBD than for any other alternative therapy, according to JAMA Network Open. The analysis of searches in the U.S. found that the online quest for CBD info increased by 125% during 2017 and 160% during 2018. Experts expect it to be up by 180% again in 2019. Read more at Medical News Today...

Most Americans baffled by CBD regs

Roughly three quarters of Americans may believe that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates CBD, according to a Grocery Manufacturers Association survey. Public confusion is not limited to regulations. Thirty-nine percent of respondents said they believe CBD is “just another name for marijuana.” Read more at Forbes...

First Olympic partnership

The U.S. triathlon team became the first national governing body in the Olympics system partnering with a CBD company when it signed a deal with Colorado company Pure Spectrum. Meanwhile, high profile athletes’ embrace of the ingredient continues to grow as U.S. soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe announced she is launching a CBD brand. Read more at Hemp Industry Daily...

New Canadian-U.S. venture

Canada-based cannabis extraction company Neptune Wellness Solutions is partnering with U.S. ingredients company International Flavors & Fragrances to develop CBD products for the American mass retail and health and wellness markets. The collaboration could bring Neptune a much wider U.S. customer base and potentially larger global footprint. Read more at Food Dive...

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