On Wednesday, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation, citing the toll the job takes on family life. The resignation could be a setback for the CBD industry, which is eagerly awaiting clarification from the FDA on how CBD will be regulated in the future.
Twelve members of Congress sent a letter to the head of the FDA this week, asking for the agency to release updated guidance on CBD for food, drugs, and cosmetics. The lawmakers demanded a response by the end of the week, but as of this writing, the FDA has not
Alcohol isn’t typically something we consume for health reasons. But while it may seem counterintuitive, a larger trend of making alcoholic drinks “healthier” means that it’s easy to find mixed drinks that incorporate nutrient-rich juices, probiotic kombucha, and even kale. It’s no surprise that bartenders around the country are adding
In several states across the country, authorities are targeting CBD-infused food and beverages. That’s because the FDA has not approved CBD as a food additive, putting CBD edibles on shaky legal ground. For example, in Maine the Department of Health and Human Services has ordered stores to stop carrying edible