The Week in Review: FDA Public Hearing on CBD, TSA Relaxing Their Policies, Ancient Origins of the Cannabis Plant, and more

It’s been a busy week in terms of CBD regulation, with the TSA now allowing hemp-derived CBD on flights and the FDA holding its first public hearing to discuss how to approach the topic of CBD supplements and food additives.

Additionally, we learned whether it can be taken into a hotel or not and that patients in Colorado can now choose cannabis as an alternative medication to pain killers. Also, did you know that cannabis is said to date back 28 million years to ancient Tibet? All that and more in this edition of the Weekly Review.

BUSINESS: The FDA held its first public hearing to discuss CBD regulations

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On Friday, May 31st, the FDA met with hundreds of CBD industry stakeholders to discuss how they should proceed with regulations. This historic meeting lasted nearly 10 hours and included testimony from regulators, health professionals, advocates, opponents, and consumers – most of which encouraged the FDA to speed up their pace in creating appropriate regulatory framework for CBD products. Click here to read the full story.  

BUSINESS: TSA updates policy to allow hemp-derived CBD on flights

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