Vaping continued to be big news this week, with spiked CBD e-pens taking center stage. The Associated Press published the findings of their own investigation into spiked CBD, after commissioning lab testing of 30 brands of CBD vape products. The investigation comes in the wake of several cases of consumers
The perils of vaping have suddenly become very big news in the US, with six deaths and several hundred possible cases of lung illness associated with e-cigarettes. While it’s not yet clear what is causing the illnesses, the chemical vitamin E acetate is a key focus of the ongoing investigation.
If you live in California, you’ll probably have to wait a bit longer to buy CBD edibles in stores. A proposed bill, which would have reversed a ban on CBD-infused foods, was put in “suspense” this week. This legislative maneuver, which comes as a huge disappointment to the CBD industry
Technically, summer lasts a few more weeks in the northern hemisphere. But for many of us, Labor Day is the last holiday weekend that we can spend at the beach or the barbecue, before pumpkin spice season hits us with its bonfires, corn mazes, and apple orchard excursions.
Setting a national THC testing standard is causing a major headache for the USDA. According to William Richmond, head of the Specialty Crops Program in the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, the USDA has been “bombarded with questions” about hemp, and is “working hard to issue the hemp regulations.” According to
At this week’s National Industrial Hemp Council’s 2019 Hemp Business Summit, FDA Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy Lowell Schiller gave insight into the FDA’s current stance on CBD. Schiller reiterated that the FDA retains regulatory authority over hemp-derived products, and that companies are not permitted to introduce CBD into the