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Oct 13, 2021

Interview

Kate Robertson

Product Reviews & Marketing Claims

Asa and other industry leaders interviewed

Product Reviews & Marketing Claims

Sep 21, 2021

Interview

Cait Curley and Asa Waldstein

Influencers and CBD: Be Careful What You Say

Asa is interviewed by a well-known influencer on the topic. This is applicable to the dietary supplement industry as well.

Influencers and CBD: Be Careful What You Say

Aug 18, 2021

Interview

Steven Hoffman

FDA Objects to CBD Being Sold as a Dietary Supplement; Industry Leaders Speak Out

Asa and other industry leaders interviewed.

FDA Objects to CBD Being Sold as a Dietary Supplement; Industry Leaders Speak Out

Aug 12, 2021

Interview

Rick Polito

FDA rejects two new dietary ingredient submissions for CBD, leaving hemp industry with legislation as only route to clarity

Asa and other industry leaders interviewed in the New Hope article.


FDA rejects two new dietary ingredient submissions for CBD, leaving hemp industry with legislation as only route to clarity

Jul 15, 2021

Guest Article

Asa Waldstein

The Complexities of Marketing Hemp Products

The developing state and federal regulatory situation for ingestible CBD and hemp have made marketing these products a bit tricky.

The Complexities of Marketing Hemp Products

Jun 22, 2021

Interview

Danielle Masterson

The blurred lines of the legality of Delta-8

Asa and other industry leaders interviewed

The blurred lines of the legality of Delta-8

Apr 26, 2021

Interview

Laura Drotleff

Carbon footprint labels could be coming to cannabis

Asa Waldstein & other leaders interviewed

Carbon footprint labels could be coming to cannabis

Apr 5, 2021

Interview

Asa Waldstein Interviewed

AHPA publishes Hemp Lexicon

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has published a Hemp Lexicon intended to support the standardization of the terminology used in the cultivation, processing, manufacturing, and labeling of hemp and products derived from hemp as defined in U.S. federal law.

AHPA publishes Hemp Lexicon

Feb 1, 2021

Guest Article

Asa Waldstein

Staying on the Right Side of Regulators

Guest article in Marijuana Business Daily

Staying on the Right Side of Regulators

Jan 19, 2021

Interview

Danielle Masterson

USDA Final Hemp Rule draws mixed reactions from industry stakeholders

Asa Waldstein & other leaders interviewed

USDA Final Hemp Rule draws mixed reactions from industry stakeholders

Dec 23, 2020

Guest Article

Asa Waldstein

FTC’s Operation CBDeceit Brings Action Against CBD Companies

Guest article in Let's Talk Hemp

FTC’s Operation CBDeceit Brings Action Against CBD Companies

Dec 23, 2020

Interview

Hemp Industry Daily staff

Predictions for 2021: What's ahead for the hemp sector

Asa and other leaders interviewed

Predictions for 2021: What's ahead for the hemp sector

Dec 18, 2020

Interview

Josh Long

FTC targets CBD marketers in law enforcement sweep

According to a Federal Trade Commission official, settlements in a law enforcement sweep against CBD marketers send a "clear message" to the growing sector: "Don’t make spurious health claims that are unsupported by medical science."

FTC targets CBD marketers in law enforcement sweep

Nov 5, 2020

Interview

Ivan Moreno

Leaders Weigh In On Proposed NY State Rule

Should ‘broad-spectrum’ CBD be defined? What about ‘isolate’? NY’s new extract rules could be model for nation

Leaders Weigh In On Proposed NY State Rule

Aug 25, 2020

Danielle Masterson

AHPA Event Guides CBD Industry

Asa Waldstein & other leaders interviewed

AHPA Event Guides CBD Industry

May 7, 2020

Guest Article

Asa Waldstein

Tips for Lower Risk Marketing Supplements & CBD Products in the Coronavirus Era

Guest article in Yes Weekly

Tips for Lower Risk Marketing Supplements & CBD Products in the Coronavirus Era

Apr 22, 2020

Interview

Ivan Moreno

How to market CBD products without attracting FDA warnings

Q&A interview with Asa

How to market CBD products without attracting FDA warnings

Apr 16, 2020

Interview

Hemp Industry Daily staff

Hiring and Recruiting Practices

What hemp leaders have learned about compensation and recruitment strategies in a young industry

Hiring and Recruiting Practices

Nov 26, 2019

Interview

Todd Runestad

FDA ups the ante in its war against CBD

Congress said to legalize it, and left it to FDA to figure out details. FDA's position: pound sand.

FDA ups the ante in its war against CBD