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Owners, managers, and employees of American hemp and CBD businesses as well as consumers  have anxiously been awaiting legislative action by California to legalize CBD as a food, beverage, and cosmetic additive.

A bill legalizing CBD passed California’s General Assembly...

Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, has acted to require that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provide temporary guidance regarding its enforcement intentions regarding the sale of CBD or products that include CBD. 

McConnell’s request for guidance is viewed...

Investment Confirms the Lack of Investor Concern  Regarding FDA Prohibitions of CBD as a Beverage Additive

Launched last year, Sweet Reason manufactures and sells unsweetened sparkling water with natural flavors and 7 mg of CBD. The CBD is extracted from Colorado-grown...

America’s hemp and CBD industries, and consumers are anxiously awaiting a regulatory update from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Agency has indicated that the update would be issued this month.  

This update is expected to be a positive development for...

While the FDA has repeatedly stated that CBD can’t be used as a food, beverage, or nutritional supplement, states are now taking action

Many hemp and CBD entrepreneurs, who were ecstatic when the Farm Bill was signed into law in December, the legal and regulatory hurdle...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a public meeting on CBD policy for stakeholders on Friday, May 31st.

In December, when the Agricultural Improvement Act, commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill, was signed into law, there was a general sense of exuber...

Despite the FDA’s Pronouncements, CBD is Now America’s Fastest Growing Legal Industry and is Here to Stay

In December, when the Agricultural Improvement Act, commonly referred to as the 2018 Farm Bill, was signed into law, there was a general sense of exuberance in Amer...

Despite CBD Being Unapproved as a Food Additive by the FDA, Carl’s Jr. is Selling CBD-Infused Cheeseburgers

Today is 420, and since I’m in Colorado I had to go to the one Carl’s Jr. that is selling CBD-infused “Rocky Mountain High Cheeseburger Delights.”

420 started as a...

In a move best described as “the FDA be damned,” the retailer is proceeding to sell ingestible CBD supplements and drops.

The national retailer, the Vitamin Shoppe is now carrying CBD softgels and will also start selling CBD drops before the end of the month.

The Vitamin...

Kardashian’s decision to host her baby shower with a CBD theme confirms that CBD is now ready for prime time

(Originally published April 9, 2019) - Kim Kardashian has announced that she wants to welcome her fourth child into a “calm atmosphere,” with a CBD-themed baby s...

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