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From Law Enforcement to Retail, a New Coalition Forms to Focus on CBD Regulation

Consumer Brands Association, which counts among its members Kellogg’s, Coca-Cola Company, and PepsiCo, Inc., brought together a diverse group to focus on federal CBD policies.

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Charlotte Figi, Who Inspired the Movement for CBD as Medicine, Dies

Figi’s story raised awareness about the potential for CBD to reduce seizures, and led to CBD legislation and research around the world.

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In a First, a Cannabis-Derived Pharma Product Is Descheduled in the US

The DEA has taken Epidiolex, a CBD-based formula for rare forms of epilepsy, completely off its list of controlled substances. Why? The 2018 Farm Bill.

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FDA Reopens CBD Public Comment, “Extending It Indefinitely”

The Agency is specifically looking to collect “scientific data and information about the safety, manufacturing, product quality, marketing, labeling, and sale of products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds.”

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What’s in the US Food and Drug Administration’s CBD Report to Congress?

The FDA is reopening public comment, collaborating with global regulators on how to handle cannabinoids, and backing research on CBD and “dermal penetration.”

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FDA to Ag Regulators: “Fool’s Game” to Tell Americans They Can’t Use CBD Products

At NASDA Winter Policy Conference, USDA says it’s loosening DEA lab testing requirement for hemp, and FDA signals openness to non-pharma CBD products.

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Q&A: The Food Giants Push For “Smart Regulation” of CBD

Consumer Brands Association—think Kellogg's, Pepsi, etc.—has created a high-voltage advisory board to frame its advocacy approach.

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FDA Says It “Cannot Conclude” That CBD Is Safe as a Food Additive

The CBD industry has long awaited the FDA’s regulatory approach to CBD products, which the agency says it will unveil “in the coming weeks.”

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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.