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Here Is How the FDA is Handling the Mainstream CBD Boom

You may have noticed that cannabidiol (CBD) seems to be available almost everywhere, and marketed as a variety of products including drugs, food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, pet food, and other animal health products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizes the significant mainstream CBD boom and the public interest in cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds, […]

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Illinois Cannabis Convictions Up for Expungement

Last month, Illinois legalized recreational cannabis use with House Bill 1438. Along with the legalization, the legislation allows for hundreds of thousands of marijuana-related arrests and Illinois cannabis convictions to be eligible for expungements. Residents may purchase and possess up to 1 ounce (30 grams) of marijuana at a time. Non-residents may have 15 grams. […]

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New York Legalization Unlikely to Happen this Year

Gov. Andrew Cuomo does not think New York legislation will take place as far as recreational cannabis and is concerned about the future passing of cannabis as lawmakers adjourn for the year this month, he said Monday. Cuomo, a Democrat, supports New York legalization but said he doesn’t think there are enough votes in the […]

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Louisiana Makes Baby Steps Toward Legal CBD

A bill to take baby steps towards legalizing hemp and CBD products in Louisiana cleared a Senate Agriculture Committee vote, but lawmakers in Baton Rouge passed several regulatory amendments. The committee’s chairman, Sen. Francis Thompson (D-Delhi), opposed the bill until the amendments were added. “There will be no shenanigans with marijuana being grown and hemp […]

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FDA Hearing on CBD Held

At a public hearing last month, about a hundred people provided an FDA panel with study data, real-life anecdotes, or proposal ideas, as it establishes regulatory framework for cannabidiol, or CBD, at a public FDA hearing on Friday. The lack of reliable data surrounding CBD was the impetus for the hearing, the FDA said. Through […]

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