Wendel Rosen Business & Legal Updates

Farm Bill Does Not Authorize CBD in Food or Dietary Supplements

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Followers of Wendel Rosen’s California Cannabis Law Blog may be aware that our firm hosts another blog focusing on food and beverage law at FoodLaw.com. Today, Wendel Rosen attorney Bill Acevedo, who co-chairs the firm’s Food & Beverage Practice Group, posted a new blog explaining the truth behind the new so-called Farm Bill.

Many in the cannabis industry were hoping to hang their hats on the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka, the Farm Bill) and its anticipated relaxation of the controls on the production and marketing of hemp as an implicit sign that it is acceptable to use cannabidiol (CBD) in food and/or dietary supplements. Bill explains how the Food and Drug Administration’s guidance dashes those hopes.

You can read the full post here:

Proceed at Your Own Risk: The Farm Bill Does Not Authorize CBD in Food or Dietary Supplements

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