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Why the FDA’s CBD Reviews Can Help Consumers and Professionals: A Follow-up on the FDA Hearings

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As public interest in medical cannabis has grown, so has the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) scrutiny—but this can only be a good thing. Like all healthcare practitioners bound to the Hippocratic oath, the FDA aims to protect consumers and promote public health as “a science-based regulatory agency.” A hearing in May 2019 allowed stakeholders […]

Why the FDA’s First Public Hearing on CBD Is the Beginning of Something Much Greater

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held it’s first public hearing on Cannabidiol (CBD) on May 31, 2019 to address their concerns about the newest product to flood the market. This is not the first time the FDA has addressed CBD, but it is the first time in FDA history that they have held a […]