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FDA Week - 08/09/2019

As FDA develops a regulatory framework . . .

Gottlieb, Experts: Industry Can Use NDIs, Petitions To Show CBD Safety

By Beth Wang
August 5, 2019 at 3:44 PM
Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is pushing an immediate way to allow cannabidiol (CBD) in products like food and supplements: FDA could ask manufacturers to submit petitions showing CBD can be safely added to their products, and in the meantime exercise enforcement discretion as long as the products meet certain conditions, including that they don’t claim to treat disease. Congress could help by passing legislation explicitly stating that FDA doesn’t need to issue a broad regulation on CBD and can...


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