May 31, 2019

5 Takeaways From the FDA’s Hearing on CBD

We listened to 100 stakeholders for ten hours on Friday. Here’s what you need to know. The post 5 Takeaways From the FDA’s Hearing on CBD appeared first on Leafly.
July 24, 2019

FDA Puts America on Notice: Stop Touting CBD Claims

America’s booming CBD market received a cold splash of reality this week when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter to Curaleaf, a major US cannabis and CBD brand, warning that some of its product marketing violates the Federal Food, Drug, and […]
August 28, 2019

Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages

This story has been updated with comments from the King County Department of Public Health. It’s already happened in New York and California. Now Washington state has announced a ban on hemp-derived CBD in food and beverage products as the FDA weighs how to regulate […]
October 16, 2019

How mainstream media botched the vape lung story

HealthPolitics David BienenstockOctober 16, 2019   Share   Print Former FDA head Scott Gottlieb called for legalization to solve the vape crisis, but Wall Street Journal editors blamed legalization for causing the crisis—over Gottlieb’s own story. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) In 1989, a mysterious […]
November 27, 2019

The FDA is worried about CBD. Should you be concerned?

Bruce BarcottNovember 27, 2019   Share   Print The FDA is concerned about CBD. What’s behind their worry? (chriss_ns/iStock) Officials with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a stern warning about CBD products on Nov. 26, advising consumers that “CBD has the potential […]