Tag: Federal Regulation

FDA Goes After CBD Companies

“Substances that contain components of marijuana will be treated like any other products that make unproven claims to shrink cancer tumors.” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottleib in a statement to CBD companies. “We don’t let companies market products that deliberately prey on sick people with baseless claims that their substance can shrink or cure cancer and […]

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FDA Might Go After Marijuana Products That Claim Health Benefits

Some interesting developments were had in a hearing before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, where Scott Gottleib, President Trump’s pick to lead the FDA, answered questions about his stances and the direction the FDA would go in under his care. In that conversation, Gottleib assured lawmakers that his previous private sector connections would […]

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The Patchwork Of States Regulations Good And Bad For Federal Marijuana Regulation

New research out of Temple University about the effect of federal Schedule I status of cannabis means for research and legislation. Primarily, the federal legality of cannabis has resulted in a “Patchwork” of state regulations, which aren’t consistent among the 29 States plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam, which have all legalized medical marijuana. This […]

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Ohio Lawmakers Want Feds To Reclassify Marijuana

While 29 states plus Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, and Guam have all legalized marijuana in some shape or form, federal Schedule One status for the plant has created numerous hurdles. Among those hurdles are legal issues for businesses, researchers, doctors, and patients. Sen. Kenny Yuko, a Richmond Heights, Ohio Democrat, has introduced a resolution asking […]

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