“The FDA voices its concern over the number of drug claims being made about CBD products that are not approved by the FDA, cautioning the industry that all cannabis-derived products claiming to have a medical benefit must go through the FDA approval process for human use before being marketed.” So what’s actually changed? Not Much.
Two landmark developments from this past year will make it a lot easier for older adults to satisfy their appetite for CBD in the year to come.
“Luckily, legalization doesn’t just mean more products, but competition will likely drive down prices too.”
Along with treating pain, epilepsy and acne, several studies have found that CBD oil is helpful for easing symptoms of anxiety.
The 2018 Farm Bill has been signed into law yesterday, with wide-reaching ramifications for the hemp and CBD industries – some encouraging, some that remind us it will take time before CBD is truly accepted into the mainstream.
Below is a link to an article (behind a free 7-day trial registration wall) that’s a useful primer on the implications of the Farm Bill, with some notable quotes below.
…one of the primary achievements of the 2018 farm bill is the attempt to address the uncertainties left open by the 2014 farm bill…by creating a clear regulatory structure for the commercial development and legal protection of hemp and hemp-based CBD.
…the bill specifically amends the CSA to provide that the legal term “marihuana” explicitly “does not include hemp” as defined by the farm bill. As a result, the legal definition of hemp and hemp-based CBD and its distinction from marijuana should now be clear…
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“Given the current Opioid Epidemic and National Crisis , CBD can play a big role in patients with Opioid Use Disorder. We have initiated CBD research studies with several universities in exploring its potential.” Dr. Sanjay Gupta
It’s still unclear how different federal agencies will interpret the new rules, but it doesn’t matter — people in the CBD industry are calling the new legislation a “game changer”.