FDA CBD Regulations: What to Know [2019]

We’ve talked and talked about the 2018 Farm Bill and how it has paved the way for CBD sales across the U.S. but, what we haven’t addressed as much is how the FDA really works when it comes to CBD and why many shops across the country have received FDA reprimands in the past few

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What to Consider When Buying CBD Products

What to Consider When Buying CBD Products

Now that there are hundreds and even thousands of CBD companies it is has become harder and harder for people to determine who to buy CBD products from. As a company which has been in this industry for six + years, we have found a few determining factors which would make it easy to decide

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The FDA Hearing on CBD Oil Products and What to Know

The FDA Hearing on CBD Oil Products and What to Know

The FDA Public Hearing On May 31st, 2019 the FDA held a public hearing to discuss the future of CBD products and the industry alike. 120 out of 400 applicants including varying CBD companies, lawyers, doctors, farmers and more pleaded their cases in front of the FDA to help start a conversation about what restrictions

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2018 Farm Bill: The End to Hemp Prohibition

2018 Farm Bill: The End to Hemp Prohibition

Today, December 20th, 2018, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill, not a new piece of legislature, but an important one for multiple industries. Most important: the hemp industry. For decades, hemp (and CBD oil) have been listed as a Controlled Substance, lumping it alongside marijuana and other intoxicating substances. Moving forward, hemp will be

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FDA Approves CBD Treatment for Epilepsy

FDA Approves CBD Treatment for Epilepsy

Epidiolex for Seizures Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the cannabidiol (CBD) oral solution Epidiolex for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome, two rare and severe forms of pediatric epilepsy.  “This approval serves as a reminder that advancing sound development programs that properly evaluate active ingredients contained in marijuana can lead to important medical therapies,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb,

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Providing the Best Customer Service in the CBD Industry [Here’s How]

Providing the Best Customer Service in the CBD Industry [Here’s How]

In a wellness industry such as CBD, customer service plays a major role. Humans are inquisitive by nature, especially when it comes to health. Even with the proper education on your website, customers are sure to have additional questions. Whether regarding serving size, product recommendations, or order information, we need to be prepared to answer each question thoroughly and to our best knowledge.

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DEA Clarifies Stance on Cannabis Derivatives

DEA Clarifies Stance on Cannabis Derivatives

After over a year of industry confusion, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has clarified its stance on cannabis extracts and the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).  According to the DEA, cannabis materials or products that do not fall into the definition of marijuana are excluded from the CSA.  This means that cannabidiol (CBD) is not a controlled substance if derived from the mature stalk of the

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Five Steps to Writing Better Descriptions for Hemp Products

Five Steps to Writing Better Descriptions for Hemp Products

Product content serves as the main form of communication between an online retailer and a potential customer. In the online space, this content replaces the face-to-face conversation. More than just tell the patron what the product is, product content influences purchasing behavior.  In the CBD industry, product content plays an important role in education. Customers want to feel confident in the wellness supplement

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Michigan Hemp Business Celebrates a Five-Year Anniversary

Michigan Hemp Business Celebrates a Five-Year Anniversary

  JENISON, MI, May 9, 2018 – MHR Brands, the parent company to several leading hemp retail and wholesale brands, celebrates five years of business today.  Founded by Jeff Gallagher in 2013, MHR Brands manufactures hemp-derived CBD products in the form of concentrates, tinctures, vape oils, edibles, and skin care. What started as an operation out of Gallagher’s basement has flourished into a professional facility and a successful e-commerce platform. MHR Brands is supported by a team of nearly thirty and caters to a global audience. 

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Former House Speaker Boehner Joins Cannabis Advisory Board

Former House Speaker Boehner Joins Cannabis Advisory Board

John Boehner has shifted his stance on marijuana legalization. The former Speaker of the House has joined the advisory board of Acreage Holdings, a cannabis corporation that cultivates, processes and dispenses cannabis in 11 states. “…my thinking on cannabis has evolved,” Boehner said on Twitter.  Currently, any variety of cannabis, including hemp, is classified as a schedule I drug by

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