The 420 Area Code News and Updates

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The 420 Area Code features expert guests from the CBD, Hemp and Cannabis arena. With the ever-expanding health and wellness marketplace now including CBD cannabinoid, and hemp products, it is only fitting manufacturers and consumers continue to gain an even greater insight from industry leaders, researchers, and legal experts about these categories. The 420 Area Code is the platform for such information.

New law recognizes hemp-derived products as foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetics

American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has published an update to its Guidance on California Proposition 65 and Hemp Products to recognize the impact of the passage of California AB 45 Industrial hemp products, which was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on Oct. 6, 2021.

How to Select the Right CBD Product

In June 2018, the FDA gave its blessing to Epidiolex, and soon after, Congress passed the Farm Bill, which removed cannabis containing less than 0.3% THC from the definition of marijuana. So, CBD is legal…right? Well kind of.

Q&A with Len May

Len May brings more than 25 years of cannabis and genomics experience to Endocanna Health. A pioneer in the medical cannabis industry, May has been instrumental in shaping the current legislation and culture. He...

Q&A with Nicole Brown

Nicole Brown serves as Chief Innovation Officer for Open Book Extracts (OBX), an ingredient manufacturer and product development house focused on cannabinoid-enabled health and wellness, located in North Carolina.