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K-TIP: CBD hemp in the test – few active ingredients, some with pesticides

Flowers with cannabidiol (CBD) are legal hemp products that do not have an intoxicating effect. In the K-Tipp test, only...
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Health risks from designer drugs: Further psychoactive substances banned

IG Hemp, 10.10.2023 (As a member of IG Hemp we distribute this post in our blog) After already in the...
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Consumer Protection Politics

Cannabis on the road

On the road after cannabis use - what actually applies? And how does that work with CBD hemp? Unlike alcohol,...
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Consumer Protection News

Beware of dubious cannabis investments

Cannabis investments have experienced a real boom in recent years. Thus, even non-experts of the hemp industry and small investors...
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Consumer Protection Knowledge

CBD Utilization Study 2023

"CBD is popular with older people" was the headline in various Swiss newspapers in recent weeks. The reason for this...
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France: No ban on hemp with low THC content!

About a year ago, in early 2022, French cannabis legislation was chaotic. At first, unprocessed product was banned even with...
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Cannabis in Bangkok – a travelogue

We support the work of LegalizeIt! and thank you very much for the interesting article about the legalization implementation in...
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Cannabis use by senior citizens

More and more senior citizens report using cannabis. Medical reasons are often in the foreground. In July 2023, a study...
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CBD during the vacations. What is allowed?

What products can I take with me on vacation abroad? Anyone who uses CBD products in everyday life will sooner...
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Update on the pilot tests

This summer, the topic of cannabis was regularly taken up by the media. The focus was on the so-called pilot...
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Denatured hemp oils – What’s next?

The impending introduction of mandatory denaturation for hemp oils poses major problems for the cannabis industry. In the last post...
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Denatured hemp oils: traders under pressure

Hemp oils with CBD are an important mainstay for Herba di Berna AG as well as for many other CBD...
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CBG: The “Mother of Cannabinoids

While most people have at least heard of CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), CBG is a largely unknown active ingredient...
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Living soil for our hemp plants

"All of our plants grow in organic soil. For us the only way to grow plants." - with these words...
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CBD and Long Covid

More than two years into the pandemic, it is becoming increasingly apparent how dramatic the impact of "Long Covid" will...
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Consumer Protection Herba di Berna Knowledge Products

Dosage calculator for CBD oils

The correct dosage of CBD oil is quite an elaborate thing. Finding the right dosage for your own use is...
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Consumer Protection Politics

Comment on VKCS article “Health risk in many foods containing CBD”.

At the beginning of February, the Association of Cantonal Chemists of Switzerland (VKCS) went public with a media release on...
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High purity CBD effective against COVID-19?

In January, researchers at the University of Chicago published a study that showed potential efficacy of CBD against the replication...
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CBD for dogs

CBD products are becoming increasingly popular. Dogs and cats are fed with hemp extracts worldwide. Many owners enjoy the positive...
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