Asa's Regulatory Education Series
& Guest Appearances

Symposium

Friday

Jun 9, 2023

16th International Herb Symposium at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, on June 9-11, 2023

International Herb Symposium

Asa teaches various GMP and marketing compliance classes at this three-day event.

16th International Herb Symposium at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, on June 9-11, 2023

Workshop

Wednesday

Apr 19, 2023

Marketing and Regulatory Compliance for 5th Year PharmD Students (2023)

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

This course reviews common product online and social media marketing pitfalls to avoid.

Marketing and Regulatory Compliance for 5th Year PharmD Students (2023)

Presentation, In-Person

Wednesday

Mar 29, 2023

NoCo Hemp Expo in Colorado Springs

NoCo Hemp Expo
Colorado Springs, CO

Regulatory topics TBD

NoCo Hemp Expo in Colorado Springs

Presentation, Online

Friday

Nov 18, 2022

Naturally Informed: Living Longer, Stronger & Healthier Virtual Conference Registration

Naturally Informed powdered by Wholefoods Magazine and Trust Transparency Center

Asa Waldstein presents a regulatory and enforcement update on notable action happening in emerging categories such as brain health; bone, muscle, and joint health; libido; immunity; heart health; eye health; and more!

Naturally Informed: Living Longer, Stronger & Healthier Virtual Conference Registration

Presentation

Tuesday

Nov 15, 2022

Decoding the Regulations Around Cannabinoid Enforcement & Marketing Claims

MJBizCon, Las Vegas, NV

Decoding the Regulations Around Cannabinoid Enforcement & Marketing Claims

Online, Presentation

Monday

Nov 7, 2022

Labeling and Marketing Hemp-CBD Products: Best Practices & Pitfalls to Avoid

Smither's Hemp & CBD Workshop

Asa Waldstein reviews best practices, and common mistakes companies make when marketing and labeling hemp-CBD products.

Labeling and Marketing Hemp-CBD Products: Best Practices & Pitfalls to Avoid

Interview

Wednesday

Nov 2, 2022

‘Warning letter geek’ decodes marketing compliance

SupplySide West

The self-proclaimed 'warning letter geek' said lately the FDA is cracking down on mental health related-claims.

‘Warning letter geek’ decodes marketing compliance

Podcast

Monday

Oct 24, 2022

Avoiding Marketing Risk and Remaining Compliant

To Be Blunt with Shayda Toradi

In this episode, Shayda Torabi welcomes Asa Waldstein. Asa  shares about his “Warning Letter Wednesday” emails, where he breaks down the FDA warning letters. He also talks about what an FDA warning letter might be and how it plays a major role in regulating CBD products right now as hemp is federally legal.

Avoiding Marketing Risk and Remaining Compliant

Webinar

Wednesday

Oct 12, 2022

10 Herbal Product Marketing Tips & Pitfalls to Avoid with Asa Waldstein

Herb Rally
LIVE WEBINAR HOSTED ON ZOOM

Asa Waldstein reviews common marketing pitfalls to avoid, such as social media engagement, hashtags, reposting, product reviews, citing studies, and blogs.

10 Herbal Product Marketing Tips & Pitfalls to Avoid with Asa Waldstein

Presentation

Saturday

Oct 8, 2022

What Can Marketers Learn From FDA/FTC Action?

Lucky Leaf Expo, Jackson, MS

Asa discusses common marketing pitfalls in the open forum presentation. This involves lots of audience participation and questions.

What Can Marketers Learn From FDA/FTC Action?

Panel Discussion

Wednesday

Sep 21, 2022

Building Brands in Cannabis

Naturally Boulder
Boulder, CO

If you've wanted to learn more about this continually emerging, high-growth industry, Naturally Boulder has assembled a panel of experts to discuss the state of the industry, what's hot and new, and how you can develop and build a powerhouse brand in the space. I showed up as an attendee, but due to a late panelist dropout, I was asked to speak, and it was fun!

Building Brands in Cannabis

Presentation, Online

Tuesday

Sep 20, 2022

Naturally Informed: Stress & Mental Wellness: Mastering the Market

Naturally Informed powdered by Wholefoods Magazine and Trust Transparency Center

Regulatory Snapshot: A review of enforcement trends, risks, and best practices for manufacturers and marketers in the stress and mental wellness space.

Naturally Informed: Stress & Mental Wellness: Mastering the Market

Presentation

Tuesday

Aug 30, 2022

Common Mistakes and Best Practices for Online Supplement Sales

Positively Natural Marketplace
Las Vegas, NV

In this interactive discussion, Asa Waldstein reviews common and preventable mistakes companies make when selling supplements online.

Common Mistakes and Best Practices for Online Supplement Sales

Webinar

Wednesday

Jun 15, 2022

cGMP Facility Inspections Conducted by FDA: How Inspection Ready are You?

AHPA Webinar

This webinar is designed to help businesses in the dietary supplement industry understand the elements of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations (21 CFR 111) that are the primary focus during U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) facility inspections.

cGMP Facility Inspections Conducted by FDA: How Inspection Ready are You?

Webinar, Panel Discussion

Thursday

Jun 9, 2022

CBD Panel Discussion: Bridging the gap between science and regulation

Atlantia Clinical Trials

Asa Waldstein joins the Atlantia team to discuss how to use clinical data for marketing purposes to overcome regulatory hurdles that many CBD companies are encountering when commercializing their innovations.

CBD Panel Discussion: Bridging the gap between science and regulation

Presentation

Saturday

May 21, 2022

Medellin, Colombia: Pitfalls to Avoid When Entering the US Cannabinoid Product Market

Bizcann Expo Columbia
Medellin, Colombia

There is much that can go wrong when entering the US cannabinoid or supplement marketplace. In this session we discuss how to avoid common labeling, product manufacturing, registration, and marketing errors that can delay launches, or worse, attract the attention of the FDA and class action attorneys.

Medellin, Colombia: Pitfalls to Avoid When Entering the US Cannabinoid Product Market

Presentation, Online

Wednesday

May 18, 2022

Microbiome: Mastering the Market

Naturally Informed powdered by Wholefoods Magazine and Trust Transparency Center

Asa Waldstein presents a regulatory and enforcement update on notable action happening in the microbiome space.

Microbiome: Mastering the Market

Workshop, Online

Thursday

Apr 21, 2022

Cannabis II: Marketing Compliance for the Hemp Industry

Delaware Valley University

Asa Waldstein trains future regulatory compliance professionals.

Cannabis II: Marketing Compliance for the Hemp Industry

Workshop

Tuesday

Apr 19, 2022

Marketing and Regulatory Compliance for 5th Year PharmD Students (2022)

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

This course reviews common product online and social media marketing pitfalls to avoid.

Marketing and Regulatory Compliance for 5th Year PharmD Students (2022)

Panel Discussion

Thursday

Mar 24, 2022

2022 Regulatory and Compliance Update

NoCo Hemp Expo, Denver, CO

Speakers: Josh Hendrix, Jonathan Miller, Asa Waldstein, Samantha Walsh, Marielle Weintraub

Today, there are a number of congressional bills and legislative and regulatory activity that can have an impact the hemp industry. Join this expert panel for an overview and analysis of key political, policy and regulatory activity that require the hemp industry’s attention, and how producers and marketers of CBD and other cannabinoids, in particular, can remain compliant in the face of USDA, FDA, EPA and other regulatory oversight.

2022 Regulatory and Compliance Update

Presentation, Online

Friday

Mar 18, 2022

Preparing for FDA Inspections

Emblossum Herbal Conference

A 3-Day Conference for Emerging Herbal Businesses

Preparing for FDA Inspections

Panel Discussion, Online

Wednesday

Mar 2, 2022

Immunity: Mastering the Market

Naturally Informed powdered by Wholefoods Magazine and Trust Transparency Center

Panel: Communicating in-store and online—where are we now?

Panel description: As COVID-19 concerns carry over into another year and consumers commit to supporting immune health year-round, the ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and legally on the topic of immune health and wellness is essential. Hear from experts on the latest need-to-know regulatory issues, winning marketing strategies, and educational strategies for retail staff and consumers. Experts will focus on getting over the "noise" of COVID with messages that resonate both short- and long-term.

Immunity: Mastering the Market

Podcast, Interview

Monday

Feb 14, 2022

Asa Waldstein demystifies the CBD marketplace

Health Quest Podcast

In this interview Asa Waldstein will explain how CBD is regulated and how consumers can identify trustworthy companies and products.

Asa Waldstein demystifies the CBD marketplace

Podcast, Interview

Wednesday

Jan 19, 2022

Thought Leadership and Compliance

Move The Stairs Podcast

Thought Leadership and Compliance

Podcast

Thursday

Jan 13, 2022

Compliance and Marketing Claims

Canna Advocate Podcast

Asa and Pat chat about bridging the compliance, marketing, and regulatory gap between the supplement and hemp industries.

Compliance and Marketing Claims

Podcast

Monday

Jan 3, 2022

The Supplement and CBD Advisor: Bridging the Regulatory and Marketing Gap

Getting Transparent Podcast

Asa Waldstein, Founder and Principal of Supplement Advisory Group joins host Joe Witte to discuss the intersection of FDA regulations and marketing claims in the supplement and CBD industries.

The Supplement and CBD Advisor: Bridging the Regulatory and Marketing Gap

Podcast

Monday

Dec 20, 2021

Dietary Supplements, DSHEA, and Marketing Claims

Health Quest Podcast

This was a great conversation about the safety of dietary supplements, marketing claims, how to choose supplements, and the history of DSHEA.

Dietary Supplements, DSHEA, and Marketing Claims

Interview, Online

Tuesday

Nov 23, 2021

Practitioner v Product Claims

NuHerbs

Asa Waldstein and Wilson Lau explore the differences between claims that practitioners can make within their scope of practice versus ones they can make as herbal product marketers.

Practitioner v Product Claims

Presentation

Sunday

Nov 21, 2021

Marketing Strategies & Compliance

The Texas Hemp Convention, Dallas, TX

Join Asa Waldstein for this interactive discussion on marketing strategies, compliance, and common pitfalls to avoid.

Marketing Strategies & Compliance

Panel Discussion

Monday

Nov 15, 2021

Hemp Business Summit.
Panel Discussion: State Opportunities & Complexities

National Industrial Hemp Council, Washington, DC

National Industrial Hemp Council: Hemp Business Summit.
Panel Moderator: State Opportunities & Complexities

Hemp Business Summit.
Panel Discussion: State Opportunities & Complexities

Presentation, Panel Discussion

Saturday

Nov 6, 2021

Presenter: What Can Marketers Learn From FDA/FTC Action?
Panelist: Business and Marketing Panel

Lucky Leaf Expo, Houston, TX

Asa discusses common marketing pitfalls in the open forum presentation. This involves lots of audience participation and questions.

Presenter: What Can Marketers Learn From FDA/FTC Action?
Panelist: Business and Marketing Panel

Panel Discussion

Friday

Oct 29, 2021

Marketing and legal panel on current regulatory topics and enforcement trends in Chicago, IL.

USA CBD Expo, Chicago, IL

Marketing and legal panel on current regulatory topics and enforcement trends in Chicago, IL.

Marketing and legal panel on current regulatory topics and enforcement trends in Chicago, IL.

Panel Discussion

Thursday

Oct 7, 2021

Smither's Hemp & CBD Workshop

Online Event

Asa moderates a panel with industry leaders panel on Hemp-CBD, A Look at the Future Landscape.

Smither's Hemp & CBD Workshop

Presentation

Thursday

Sep 30, 2021

The Growth of Green: A Hemp Industry Overview

Denver University

Interactive discussion on all things hemp

The Growth of Green: A Hemp Industry Overview

Presentation

Friday

Sep 3, 2021

Marketing Compliance: Effective Strategies Open Discussion

Southern Hemp Expo, Raleigh, NC

Southern Hemp Expo

Marketing Compliance: Effective Strategies Open Discussion

Webinar

Sunday

Aug 15, 2021

Federal Agencies 301: Potential Conflicts For Marketers of Cannabis Products

International Cannabis Bar Association

Level 301 CLE presentation

Federal Agencies 301: Potential Conflicts For Marketers of Cannabis Products

Interview

Thursday

Jul 15, 2021

Effective and practical marketing compliance

Insider in the Afternoon

Effective and practical marketing compliance

Presentation

Wednesday

Jun 30, 2021

How to not turn your tea product into a drug

World Tea Expo and Conference, Las Vegas

World Tea Expo Compliance Talk

How to not turn your tea product into a drug

Panel Discussion

Friday

Jun 25, 2021

Update on Cannabinoid Product Regulation

Hemp Leaders Summit, Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Asa Waldstein moderates this FDA and FTC panel.

Update on Cannabinoid Product Regulation