Author: Sheldon Baker

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.

Welcome to The 420 Area Code™

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.

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.

Q&A with Dahlia Mertens

Dahlia Mertens, founder and CEO of Mary Jane’s Medicinals, one of the leading cannabis topicals companies in the U.S., discusses the early days of topical cannabis products, the CBD bubble, and how she’s striving to improve people’s lives.

Q&A with Dave Neundorfer

manufacturer known for premium cannabinoid products, exceptional customer service, and industry-leading transparency. He has a clear vision to deliver pure and consistent cannabinoids for a range of product types.

Q&A with Beata Jedrzejewska

Beata Jedrzejewska is the founder and CEO of Chicago-based Verdant Oasis LLC. Jedrzejewska’s carefully crafted movement, “Green is the New Gold and Health is the New Beauty,” made her quickly realize the dynamic and significant correlation between inner health and extrinsic aging which led to decades of time-consuming self-study and education.

Q&A with Angela Ardolino

Angela Ardolino is a certified cannabis specialist and holistic pet expert who has been caring for animals for over 20 years. She operates a rescue farm, Fire Flake Farm, in Florida, and is also the owner of Beautify the Beast, a natural pet salon and shop.