21st April 2022 - News analysis |
Kanabo, the company behind the UK’s first medicinal cannabis vape, has launched an e-commerce platform to sell its VapePod products to wellness CBD consumers
12th April 2022 - Press releases , Resources |
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Many high street CBD products must be removed from sale, research shows The majority of CBD oral products now on the UK market will have to be removed from sale, significantly affecting many retailers and consumers, new analysis from CBD-Intel suggests. CBD-Intel compared the recent Food Standards Agency (FSA) list of oral CBD products which are allowed » Continue Reading.
1st April 2022 - News analysis |
A new cannabis-infused energy drink targets consumers who want to combine their workouts with getting high
22nd March 2022 - News analysis |
The Canadian government is proposing a change in the regulations governing cannabis-infused beverages to increase the number of drinks that can legally be bought at a time
20th January 2022 - Blogs , News analysis |
Covid has significantly increased consumer interest in health and wellness, with food and drink formulations that create innovative solutions for “mental and emotional wellbeing” becoming a 2021 trend
12th January 2022 - News analysis |
The French CBD industry is planning to fight back against a decree that continues to deny shops the right to sell CBD flowers or hemp leaves to consumers
28th December 2021 - News analysis |
Elixinol will continue to be produced for the UK under a licensing agreement with British Cannabis despite having pulled out of the UK and European markets after missing the boat on novel food applications
27th December 2021 - News analysis |
If 2020 was the year in the waiting-room then 2021 was perhaps the year of the unfulfilled hype. As predicted, there was little movement in many of the major issues controlling the CBD market
23rd December 2021 - News analysis |
The acquisition of Mellow by US cannabis and CBD investment firm Thought Leaders will position the UK-based CBD marketplace to open in the US and bolster its position in Asia
17th November 2021 - Blogs , News analysis |
More and more vape specialists appear to be moving away from selling CBD vaping products, according to online market data produced by CBD-Intel
11th November 2021 - News analysis |
It owns one of North America’s biggest chains of convenience stores and fuel stations – now Alimentation Couche-Tard may have the potential to become one of its foremost providers of cannabis and CBD
10th November 2021 - Blogs , News analysis |
eBay is set to launch a CBD trial, sources tell CBD-Intel. The internet marketplace that built its name as an auction site is said to be anticipating a November start for its UK trial
21st October 2021 - News analysis |
US cannabis dispensaries are attracting significant interest from investors and several multi-million dollar deals have been agreed as operators expand their footprint into new states
6th August 2021 - News analysis |
A Canadian cannabis retailer is banking on boosts from cross-selling and increased social media presence to buoy US sales as it gobbles up accessory providers
16th June 2021 - Press releases , Resources |
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Adult toys could lead the UK’s CBD brands into mainstream retail More than 420 brands make up the fragmented online UK market, according to a new CBD-Intel research Adult products could show the way for the development of the CBD market in the UK, according to the latest findings from CBD-Intel. There remains significant room for CBD » Continue Reading.
1st June 2021 - News analysis |
Canadian cannabis retailer High Tide is continuing its advance into the US market with the $26m acquisition of 80% of CBD e-commerce platform Fab Nutrition (FAB CBD)
1st June 2021 - News analysis |
The UK alcohol industry’s voluntary regulator denies being outright opposed to CBD alcoholic drinks – but moves made by one major brand suggests many see the writing on the wall for the niche sector
13th May 2021 - Infographics |
Specialist CBD and vape retailers account for the largest number of brands and product listings, with traditional retailers offering significantly less. This means there is still much opportunity for expansion
7th May 2021 - News analysis |
When Biden won the US election in November 2020 the stock market value of cannabis firms soared in expectation of a more lenient political climate under the Biden administration
6th May 2021 - News analysis |
Various business deals across the US and Canada see cannabis and CBD companies expanding their portfolios and growing their brands in a series of acquisitions, investments and partnerships
22nd April 2021 - Blogs |
It does not look like good news. The only two companies (controlling three brands that contain 23 individually listed products) included in the initial list of validated applications both say they submitted their applications to the FSA in early January. Both also are at least partly based on synthetic CBD ingredients that have successfully navigated EU novel food application initial » Continue Reading.
14th April 2021 - Blogs |
From a consumer/market perspective, it certainly looks like delta-8 THC is the most promising minor cannabinoid. It has quickly overtaken others such as CBG and CBN in terms of general awareness and – anecdotally – in terms of interest from companies and consumers alike. The appeal appears to be that it acts as a “lighter” version of delta-9 THC – the more typical psychoactive element » Continue Reading.
14th April 2021 - News analysis |
As the national lockdown in the UK lifted on Monday, shoppers were excited to purchase CBD in person
1st February 2021 - News analysis |
Specific UK guidance for producers of drinks containing both alcohol and CBD will be developed after the first complaint against one such brand was upheld by the voluntary regulating body for the UK drinks industry
What impact will the EC’s decision to permit the use of extracts from the whole plant in cosmetics have on the industry as a whole?
28th January 2021 - Blogs |
The decision – which should be noted is still only preliminary, though almost certainly to be confirmed with subsequent updating of the cosmetics ingredients (CosIng) database – should allow a wider range of cosmetic products onto the market. Exactly how much of an impact the change – when it eventually is confirmed – will make in reality largely depends on » Continue Reading.
Is the entrance of British American Tobacco (BAT) into the CBD sector a positive or negative for the industry?
22nd January 2021 - Blogs |
The top-line answer is that it is wholly neither. There are elements of both in any position taken on the news. BAT’s entrance into the market with its vaping product under the Vuse brand (coming in three flavours – mint, mango and berry – and two strengths – 50 mg at £9.99 and 100 mg at £14.99) would be priced at the higher end of » Continue Reading.
18th January 2021 - News analysis |
Big Tobacco has entered the CBD sector with British American Tobacco (BAT) launching a CBD e-liquid cartridge compatible with its Vuse vaping device
1st January 2021 - News analysis |
Marketers recommend the use of gift cards, along with discounts on higher strength and quality blends to drive new consumer growth in January and to convert new customers into repeat customers
18th December 2020 - Blogs |
It seems many of the firms CBD-Intel has talked to see a similar story for January sales, focused on resolutions or upticks in health and wellness – as was predicted for the holidays sales period stretching from Black Friday at the end of November into the gift-giving Christmas and other holidays period through December. Overall, the market is still too » Continue Reading.
17th December 2020 - News analysis |
The Italian Customs Agency is trying to widen its jurisdiction by proposing including the sale of CBD hemp flowers within the state monopoly. Others have similar ideas
16th December 2020 - News analysis |
A proposed amendment to Polish law would ban the sale of CBD products through vending machines – but one company using that distribution method does not see any reason to stop just yet