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UNPA's reflections on 2023: The year of opposite choices

By Loren Israelsen, Founder & President, United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA)

My reflection on 2023 has little to do with specifics. In my view, this was a year of opposite choices and opposing directions – the big stuff. Yet, daily demands to address the urgent (but often not so important) dulled our senses and intuition. Hence,...

UNPA’s Israelsen on AB 2098, FDA reorg and more

UNPA’s Israelsen on AB 2098, FDA reorg and more

By Danielle Masterson

We’ve seen a number of state bills prop up, especially out of California. In fact, at this time last year we were talking about AB 2098, a contentious bill that would have disciplined physicians for spreading misinformation about COVID. That bill was...

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Hemp-CBD dietary supplement bill introduced in the House

By Stephen Daniells

Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) have introduced the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2020 to allow hemp and hemp derived CBD to be legally marketed in dietary supplements.


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