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CBD Monthly Update — July 2019CBD Monthly Update — July 2019

We gathered the top CBD news from this month to keep you in the loop.

July 11, 2019

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FDA’s four biggest CBD questions

Following May’s public hearing, the agency’s cannabinoid working group announced its most critical health concerns. They include safe daily consumption levels, drug interactions, effects on “special populations” like children and the elderly and possible risks of long-term exposure. The public comment period has been extended to July 16. Read more at Hemp Industry Daily...

22 percent of consumers replace OTC, prescription drugs with CBD

A recent national 2019 Consumer Reports survey of more than 4,000 CBD users found that nearly a quarter used CBD to replace OTC drugs such as Tylenol and prescription drugs, including opioids, anti-anxiety medications and sleep aids. Twenty-two percent of consumers used CBD to replace their medications entirely. Read more at Hemp Industry Daily...

Oregon State launches nation’s largest hemp research center

The Global Hemp Innovation Center will be based in Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences in Corvallis, with research taking place across the world. It will serve as a hub connecting faculty and researchers engaged in food innovation, pharmacy, public health, public policy, business and plant research. Read more at OregonState.edu...

Big Apple ban kicks in

Beginning the first week of July, New York City health inspectors will look for CBD food and beverages as part of routine safety inspections, though they won’t begin issuing violations until Oct. 1. Meanwhile, the Hemp Industries Association’s new “Hemp Is Legal,” campaign launched in Times Square. Read more at NY Daily News...

Soccer megastar won’t travel without CBD

U.S. women’s soccer phenom Megan Rapinoe brought CBD drops to the World Cup in France—something she does for every game. “I usually have CBD drops of some kind so I can just relax with all the travel,” she says. “I use it as an overall health benefit.” Read more at NY Times...

Growing more health with hemp [video]

The 2018 Farm Bill brought with it more jobs and more health and wellness products. So what makes the best products? See what a little birdie told us about quality hemp and CBD in this video...

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