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Mitch McConnell Pressures the FDA to Go Easy on Hemp-Derived CBD

The push could give CBD-based food additives and dietary supplements the green light.

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Here’s What People Want the FDA to Know About CBD

The FDA has been collecting public comments since April to inform CBD product rules, and the window closes tomorrow. From state ag regulators to New York’s Bar Association, here are some highlights.

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FDA Extends Public Comment on Products Containing Cannabis

The agency, which will determine the future of the CBD industry, also provided an update on its information gathering. And yesterday, Canada’s health officials initiated a somewhat similar process.

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New York Lawmakers Address the CBD Sprawl

Proposed legislation isn’t intended to bypass the FDA’s forthcoming national regulations. But with CBD products already on shelves, lawmakers can’t wait.

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Hemp: “Can this stuff be smoked?”

One unintended outcomes of last year’s Farm Bill: a mini-trend in smoking hemp.

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FDA Holds Historic Hearing on CBD to Shape the Future of the New Industry

"Across the United States, state and local regulators have been confronted with a huge onslaught of CBD.”

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The CBD Conundrum at the FDA

Should cannabidiol be regulated as a supplement, or a drug? Is it effective? Safe? Big business waits impatiently in the wings as the agency thinks through decisions to shape a multi-billion-dollar industry.

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Ben & Jerry’s Jumps on CBD Wagon Just Before FDA Hearing

It’s more of an engagement and publicity stunt, but this one calls for ice cream fans to contact the FDA in support of CBD.

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Upstate New York: A “Hemp Industrial Park” Sparks Hope

Canopy Growth selected a small, struggling county for its multimillion-dollar facility to produce hemp-derived CBD products.

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Outgoing FDA Commissioner Outlines Next Steps On CBD

A public meeting next month will focus on “scientific data and information about products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds.”

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Outgoing FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Says Rules for CBD Could Take Three Years, or Longer

Cannabis and hemp industry members have been awaiting clarity on the legality of hemp-derived CBD products following the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill that legalized hemp.

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USDA Listens to Public Comments on Hemp Regulations

“If the FDA regulates too hard against CBD, it would really harm small Kentucky family farmers,” Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Ag Commissioner told the department.

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FDA: Public Meeting About CBD Is Still On

Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's resignation this week spurred uncertainty, concerns over delays in the rollout of regulations for the hemp-derived CBD industry.

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USDA Holds 2018 Farm Bill Listening Session

Several speakers listed key issues that the USDA should prioritize while drafting regulations for the newly legalized hemp industry.

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CBD in Food: Here Comes the Crackdown

From California to New York, state regulators and the FDA are pushing back against this major trend. Do they have the muscle?

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CBD: Is the World Health Organization Tapping the Brakes?

An important finding may not be delivered in time for key UN commission’s vote this March.