CBD has become one of the most mentioned health trends on social media, and according to research by Babylon Health, it also has the most research breadth behind it compared to other popular wellness fads such as 'clean beauty' and 'holistic...
The German Food and Agriculture Ministry (BMEL) has refuted an EU hemp group missive that the Ministry had changed its position regarding the novel food requirement for some cannabidiol (CBD) extracts in the EU.
By Hank Schultz, Elaine Watson and Elizabeth Crawford
A report on CBD delivered by FDA Commissioner Dr Stephen Hahn, MD, was seen by food and dietary supplement industry stakeholders as offering little hope of a timely regulatory solution for the ingredient.
FDA Commissioner Dr Stephen Hahn, MD, in a speech on Wednesday, said that despite its continued concern about insufficient safety data, the FDA has no plans to try to shut down the CBD markets. Hahn said that would amount to a “fool’s game.”
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has updated its recall of CBD-related foods and food supplements that have flagged up safety concerns due to the presence of delta‐9‐tetrahydrocannabinol or THC.
Cannabidiol (CBD) industry groups have welcomed new regulatory and precautionary advice by UK authorities highlighting its “clear trajectory towards developing a safe and legally compliant CBD industry.”
In a motion to dismiss a lawsuit* filed in California accusing it of selling ‘illegal’ CBD-infused products, PlusCBD Oil maker CV Sciences deploys multiple arguments: no one was harmed; plaintiffs lack standing to seek label changes; the case is pre-empted...
The Natural Products Association credits a grass roots pressure campaign with forestalling the advance of two troublesome Illinois State measures. One affects weight management supplements and the other CBD businesses.
Emboldened by a recent court ruling in Florida that stayed a CBD-related class action on primary jurisdiction grounds (ie. putting the case on ice until the FDA weighs in), multiple brands hit with similar lawsuits are now pushing for stays and referencing...
Dietary supplement industry stakeholders are divided over whether proposed legislation to alter the regulatory definitions of dietary ingredients to specifically include CBD is the best way to break the logjam on the substance.