A second UK tobacco firm has turned its attention to cannabis with British American Tobacco launching a new CBD vaping device – Vuse CBD Zone. BAT, which sells Dunhill, Lucky Strike, and Benson & Hedges, disclosed its interest in developing new products for its vape brands Vype and Vuse, last year. A pilot has now begun in a selection of Manchester convenience stores with a nationwide UK launch slated for later this year. The company says it is the first truly global’ vaping manufacturer to launch a CBD device and is part of its stated ambition to launch products that move its portfolio ‘beyond nicotine’. Also, Following its investment in UK South West Brands Fast Forward Innovations has staked a further £560,000 vertically-integrated Australian Securities Exchange-listed Little Green Pharma. Little Green recently announced it had achieved a major milestone with the first commercial shipment of cannabis flowers to Berlin-based Demecan.

Peter Mccusker, Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news, 02/23/2021 07:29:00

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