(Soap, Perfumery & Cosmetics, November 2016)
With marijuana prohibition sliding, the American personal care sector is looking to boost the use of hemp, says Ed Zwirn
As a decades-long prohibition on the production and sale of the Cannabis sativa plant and its components are falling away throughout North America, the use of hemp as a personal care product ingredient is on the rise. Continue reading
By Ed Zwirn
(published Aug.19, 2016 in CFO.com
The legal cannabis sector is experiencing geometric revenue growth, but finance execs face formidable challenges managing the money.
If one looks at the top line, the legal marijuana business may very well be the stuff that entrepreneurial dreams are made of. As of this writing, some 25 states in the U.S. have passed laws that allow for some degree of medical or recreational use of the cannabis plant.
Sales of hemp-based foods are growing in the U.S.
July 19, 2016
By: Ed Zwirn
The liberalisation of regulations has opened the door to hempbased food products in various US states. Growing consumer interest in the natural products industry also looks set to support expansion of what remains a nitch area. Ed Zwirn looks at the prospects for this fledgling sector. Continue reading
By Ed Zwirn and Mandy Kovacs
(first published on March 22, 2016 in Confectionery Production)
Confectioners are closely monitoring the growing legalisation of marijuana across the USA and Canada, offering them the opportunity to develop new products with a special, edgy ingredient… Continue reading