21 Feb 2020

UK’s Leading Cannabis Doctor Criticises FSA’s “Heavy Handed” Move On CBD

Hundreds of thousands of people are gaining great benefit from the CBD products they buy online or in high street stores. For some people improvement is dramatic.  This is why I'm very disappointed at the Food Standards Agency's (FSA) heavy handed intervention in the market.  Its claim that there are potential adverse health effects only applies where massive doses of pure CBD are taken. Over-the-counter CBD products are very safe and there is no evidence at all of liver problems...

21 May 2019

The CBD Market Can Help Drive Cannabis Law Reform But Selling So-Called ‘CBD Flowers’ Could Take Us Backwards

Compliant businesses operating responsibly within the legal cannabis sector will help to drive reform. Blurring the lines between legal and illegal products will delay progress.   It seems that the crackdown on the open sale of cannabis flowers online and in high street stores is here. Both in the UK and Ireland, several shops have been raided in recent weeks and some people are facing potential charges of supplying...

29 Jan 2019

Another Attack by Bureaucrats on CBD and its Consumers

Today's article in the Daily Mail on CBD follows that publication's usual pattern - there is a kernel of truth but on top of that is piled inaccuracy upon misleading comment upon nonsense. So let's deal with the truth and send the nonsense back to the Daily Mail where it belongs. Within the last few days it has emerged that the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA), has been working surreptitiously with its opposite numbers in four other EU countries to add all...