CBD and Hemp

Layn Corp to invest $60m in building US CBD operation

Layn Corp to invest $60m in building US CBD operation

By Elaine Watson

Layn Corp – best known for its stevia, monk fruit, and botanical ingredients - is making a significant bet on hemp-derived CBD, announcing plans to invest around $60m to build a US facility capable of processing a minimum of 5,000 tons of hemp biomass...

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New mouse study finds level of liver toxicity for CBD

By Hank Schultz

A study published recently has found a level of liver toxicity for CBD, putting up a big caveat to the notion within the hemp/CBD world that its products have nothing in the way of safety concerns.

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BBB Labs launches quality assurance seal for its hemp extracts

By Elaine Watson

We’re no longer in the ‘Wild West’ when it comes to hemp-derived CBD, but buyers can still get burned if they don’t do their homework, says Colorado-based BBB Labs, which has launched a quality assurance seal for its hemp extracts to reassure partners...

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Symrise and CBD firm embark on next wave of beverage innovation

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Symrise and The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD) are expanding their beverage innovation capabilities with an investment in Califormulations, a US beverage innovation company that works with a number of beverage companies and brands in the US market.

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