Thursday, December 5, 2019
how-rewarding-are-canadian-rewards-credit-cards
Canadians are reaping the benefits of their rewards cards in large numbers, according to a recent survey by RateSupermarket.ca. Currently, there are over 74 million active credit card accounts in Canada, with the average Canadian owning two credit cards and 8 in 10 holding a rewards credit card. Of those households, 85 percent are seeing returns from their purchases…
creative-ways-to-finance-your-new-home
In a tight housing market, it can be tough to come up with the cash you need for a new home. Many Canadians looking for new alternatives are having to get creative. For some folks, it may be as simple as finding friends or family to take the journey with them, or sharing their homes…
why-does-cannabis-have-different-effects-on-people-study-says-it-could-be-genes
There are a lot of questions as to why people report experiencing contradicting effects…
the-risks-of-infusing-hemp-cbd-topical-products-with-essential-oils-and-menthol
As we have previously discussed, the sale and marketing of hemp-infused cannabidiol (“Hemp-CBD”) cosmetics, such as salves, lotions and creams (collectively “Topicals”), present the lowest risk for businesses wishing to enter this booming industry. We have quite a few clients pursuing this path, from small-batch manufacturers to national retail outlets. Generally, a Topical may be…
answers-to-some-faqs-on-low-dose-naltrexone
By Ginevra Liptan, MD* Links may generate a commission for this site I was honored to speak about using low-dose naltrexone (LDN) for fibromyalgia recently at the LDN 2017 conference. Based on my clinical experience with LDN and what I learned from other speakers at the conference, here are some answers to frequently asked questions…
oregon-hemp-free-webinar-october-3
It can be difficult forecasting your business’ future in the rapidly evolving hemp industry. From the signing of 2018’s Farm Bill legalizing industrial hemp at the federal level, to the rise of CBD as a purported wündercure, hemp has rapidly become the hottest commodity around. But between the big headlines, hemp industry players have grappled…
cuckoo-for-coconuts
The coconut, a seemingly indestructible brown ball of goodness- filled with a tasty water like liquid and a sweet, tangy and tropical meat that is densely packed with health benefits. For years we were taught that coconut is a useless treat composed of basically sugar and saturated fat. Doctors and nutritionists alike described the coconut…
is-bankruptcy-protection-on-the-horizon-for-cannabis-businesses
As most of us know, bankruptcy is just not an option for the cannabis industry or those even affiliated with it. To date, courts have generally ruled that debtors who work in the cannabis industry or derive meaningful income from cannabis activity (directly or indirectly) cannot use bankruptcy. This is in response to the U.S.…
cbd-products-and-false-advertising-under-the-lanham-act
A few weeks ago, I wrote a Hemp/CBD litigation forecast in which I predicted that at some point a CBD company will make use of the Lanham Act by claiming that a competitor is engaging in false or misleading advertising. (See here). In that post I promised to go into the Lanham Act in further…
should-you-import-hemp-to-the-united-states
The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill and the legalization of hemp and hemp-derived products has sparked strong business interest from foreign stakeholders. For the past few months, our firm has received numerous inquiries from existing and prospective clients about the legality of importing the agricultural crop and its derived products, particularly hemp-derived CBD (“Hemp-CBD”),…