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CBD Monthly Update — June 2019

CBD Monthly Update — June 2019
We gathered the top CBD news from this month to keep you in the loop.

 

FDA holds marathon first hearing on CBD

Hundreds packed the landmark 10-hour session where industry members pushed for guidelines for a legal path to market for CBD products. Emotional testimony from more than 100 people ranged in perspective, though most agreed on one thing: Action is needed soon. Read more at Hemp Industry Daily...

TSA updates flying with CBD policy

Prompted by confusion around travelling with Epidiolex, the Transportation Security Administration quietly changed its policy to allow products containing hemp-derived CBD and FDA-approved medications containing CBD on flights in both carry-on and checked luggage. Read more at Fast Company...

Most doctors know nothing about cannabis

In an op-ed in the high profile JAMA Internal Medicine, a Stanford doctor describes how evidence suggests that many physicians may be unprepared for marijuana use that is already widespread—and how more education and guidelines are needed. Read more at JAMA Network...

Pioneering delivery and social use laws in Colorado

Governor Jared Polis signed a slate of legislation—including laws that allow the creation of businesses where people can consume cannabis and companies that deliver marijuana products—that could change the industry. Read more at The Colorado Sun...

Seniors embracing cannabis

Use among older Americans is growing faster than with any other age group, though many report barriers to getting medical marijuana, a lack of communication with their doctors and a lingering stigma, according to a study published in Drugs & Aging.

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