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A bit of back ground to our story in relation to Novel foods…... Back in November 2018 we were sent a letter by our local council in London, after a routine inspection, to say that we had to stop trading with immediate effect due to the reclassification by the FSA of CBD to a Novel food. So our claim to fame is that we were the first company in the country to be served with this notice and also the first company to find out what was in store for the CBD industry.  Everyone in the industry thought it was...

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So what does the US election, the recent NZ referendum and Cannabis reform have in common?  Cannabis and politics rarely mix as it is seen as both polarising and a contentious hot potato however these next two weeks will determine the immediate future of potential widespread reform. On the 17th of October the citizens of New Zealand cast their votes in a historic referendum covering both End of Life Choice and the Legalisation of Cannabis for both Medical and Recreational use, which we wrote in more detail about in our last blog. We won’t know the results of this until the...

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Now if Carlsberg did referendums then surely they would resemble the forthcoming one soon to be held in New Zealand on the legalisation of cannabis use for any purpose and End of Life choice. On the 17th of October 2020 the citizens of New Zealand will be asked to vote on these two contentious political and social subjects. Unlike the UK referendum which lead to confusion and a feeling by a large majority that they were not getting the outcomes they felt they voted for, New Zealand has decided to base their referendum on clear facts (rather than political posturing). This evidence and in-depth information...

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Everywhere you go the CBD craze seems to have taken hold and is now available in your local coffee house who are offering to add it to your ‘usual’! But this fad is a waste of good CBD and here’s why….. What you may not realise is that by putting it directly into your cuppa every element of the Cannabis/CBD extract will be neutralised. Not only does the heat from the drink do this but the oil is meant to be taken under the tongue for a reason, because when you take it sublingually, for approximately 3 minutes, the vein under...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) have released a report on Cannabis extracts showing evidence that not only is CBD safe but highlighting that it isn’t addictive. The report also highlights that no public health problems, like driving under the influence, have been associated with CBD. “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential,” wrote the World Health Organization, a U.N. agency that focuses on public health. Is CBD safe to consume? CBD is safe, non-addictive and non-toxic for humans, even when consumed at high doses. It does not interact with receptors...

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