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Weller closes $3m funding round pushing CBD into the mainstream

By Mary Ellen Shoup

CBD snack and beverage brand Weller has raised $3m in a funding round led by venture capital firm Brand Foundry Partners, which the company will put towards scaling up production and increasing marketing efforts to meet high consumer demand.

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Colorado convenes advisory panel on hemp production

By Hank Schultz

Colorado has convened a commission to formulate an agricultural plan for the cultivation of industrial hemp in the state. A longtime supplement and natural foods industry consultant is among the participants.

Thrive Market: 'We will be working behind the scenes in the coming weeks to get hemp products back on Thrive Market' (Picture: Thrive Market)

Thrive Market halts sales of hemp-derived CBD products

By Elaine Watson

Natural products online marketplace Thrive Market has temporarily halted sales of hemp-derived CBD products after its merchant processor demanded it cease selling them amid uncertainty over their legal status, but says it is in conversations with a new...

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UNPA signs MOU with the Hemp Industries Association

By Stephen Daniells

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Phoenix-based Hemp Industries Association (HIA). The agreement is an effort to advance hemp extract product research, safety, identity and quality standards.

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