FDA sends warning letters to CBD companies, including Colorado’s CW Hemp (Updated)

The Colorado company known for the “Charlotte’s Web” cannabidiol extract and three other businesses that make CBD products were put on notice by the FDA for illegally making unsubstantiated health claims. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday issued warning letters to four firms: Greenroads Health, of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; Natural Alchemist, of El…

Cannabis ads have landed at a busy California airport

A cannabis company has an important announcement for travelers departing one of California’s busiest airports. “Cannabis is legal. Traveling with it is not. Leave it in California,” reads an advertisement placed in the bottom of trays used by travelers to move items through security checkpoints. Denver-based Organa Brands International, which makes vaporizers, edibles and other products,…

Colorado budget proposal calls for new task force to target illegal marijuana ops

Colorado aims to establish a state law enforcement unit dedicated to investigating and, ideally, eradicating illegal marijuana grow operations that have cropped up throughout the state. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s $30.5 billion budget proposal for the 2018-19 fiscal year included the allocation of $1.2 million of marijuana tax revenue toward the assembly of a task…