Supplementation with a hemp-derived, CBD-rich extract for six weeks led to significant improvements in sleep and reductions in appetite, according to results of a randomized clinical trial in healthy adults.
Natural products online marketplace Thrive Market has temporarily halted sales of hemp-derived CBD products after its merchant processor demanded it cease selling them amid uncertainty over their legal status, but says it is in conversations with a new...
Congress should act to create a new law to solve the CBD (cannabidiol) regulatory issue, while simultaneously “closing long-standing gaps” in the oversight of all dietary supplements, according to a new paper by Dr Pieter Cohen and Dr Joshua Sharfstein.
US Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) last week filed an amendment to modify the House Agriculture appropriations bill to include critical funds that would enable FDA to undertake the appropriate processes and set a safe level of CBD.
Editor's Spotlight: Notes from Nutrition 2019 in Baltimore, June 8-11
Is there a role for cannabis and its derivatives to play in our food system, perhaps as part of a healthy, well-balanced diet? Scientists explored the question at the recent Nutrition 2019 conference in Baltimore.
Lessons learned from the history of the dietary supplement industry can be applied to the hemp world, and the blitzkrieg-like pace of the industry means we’ll know in short order who’s getting the message and who isn’t. It will also put pressure on regulators...
Pet owners are more likely to support the legalization of marijuana than the overall population, according to a recent Packaged Facts survey. They’re also more likely to agree that both prescription and OTC hemp, CBD, and cannabis products should be legal.
Friday’s public meeting was an illuminating day of presentations, with multiple viewpoints and interests being aired. On the dietary supplements side, there were strong calls for companies to take the front door with the Agency.