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The FDA’s upcoming decision on CBD

The FDA’s upcoming decision on CBD CBD sales of hemp-CBD have been increasing at a furious pace – CBD can be found just about everywhere, from gas stations to grocery stores. But this has not been endorsed by the FDA, so sales remain in a grey area under current Federal law. The only FDA-approved CBD product on the…
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FDA warns Curaleaf Regardings False CBD Health Claims

The cannabis industry received a wake-up call when the news emerged that the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) had issued a warning letter (“Warning Letter”) to Curaleaf, Inc. (“Curaleaf”)  for selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) with unsubstantiated claims.   While the FDA has issued warning letters in the past, the Warning Letter marks a milestone because…
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FDA Is Exploring ‘Alternative Approaches’ To CBD Regulation, Commissioner Says

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating “possible alternative approaches” to regulating CBD products, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Tuesday. During a speech at a conference hosted by the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, Gottlieb recognized that many members of the organization were interested in the “regulatory framework for products derived from…
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