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CBD Monthly Update — September 2020

CBD Monthly Update — September 2020
We gathered the top CBD news from this month to keep you in the loop.

 

Bill seeks to classify CBD as supplement.

Two lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow CBD and hemp derivatives to be marketed as dietary supplements. A different group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced a similar measure in January. The House, however, hasn’t held any hearings or votes on the proposal. Learn more: U.S. Hemp Roundtable

Cold snap hits Colorado hemp.

n early cold snap and snow potentially destroyed valuable hemp plants nearing harvest. Jonathan Vaught, PhD, CEO and co-founder of Front Range Biosciences, a Lafayette, Colorado-based cannabis biotech firm with hemp growing operations, said the storm was “catastrophic for growers.” Learn more: Hemp Industry Daily

Vitamin Shoppe to boost CBD offerings.

The new “CBD HQ” section is the “next evolution of our commitment to this thriving, innovative wellness category,” says CEO Sharon Leite. Learn more: Hemp Industry Daily

Navy expands hemp, CBD ban.

Less than a year after the U.S. Navy outlawed CBD products among marines and sailors, the organization is revising the ban to include topical products such as lotions and shampoos. Learn more: CNN

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