Tag: CBD

7 takeaways from FDA hearing on CBD and hemp

7 takeaways from FDA hearing on CBD and hemp

June 9, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., last week, the Food and Drug Administration held a public hearing to determine a pathway toward regulating CBD. Mile High Labs Founder and CTO, Stephen Mueller spoke at this hearing and provided 7 recommendations to the FDA. He said “Don’t wait to regulate. CBD is rapidly becoming a preferred ingredient in everything […]

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UPM publishes biodiversity commitment to lead bioeconomy

UPM publishes biodiversity commitment to lead bioeconomy

November 28, 2018 |

In Finland, UPM has published a new biodiversity commitment, which is one of the company’s responsibility targets for 2030. The new commitment and programme will be presented today at the Conference of the Parties (COP14) of the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The aim of the commitment is […]

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Biofuelwatch calls for end to biofuels subsidies for “endangering” biodiversity

Biofuelwatch calls for end to biofuels subsidies for “endangering” biodiversity

July 3, 2014 |

In Canada, Biofuelwatch is calling on the Convention on Biological Diversity to “focus on biofuel subsidies as perverse incentives, not on the chimera of ‘effective standards’. CBD needs to provide guidance to international community, not waste time discussing the meaning of terms used in biofuel discussion.” It claims that since EU sustainability standards don’t deal […]

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