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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Resigns – Is this good or bad for CBD? Who will replace him?

Today the US was shocked to see a notification from FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb that he has resigned from his position and will be leaving the FDA sometime next month. Is this good or bad for the CBD/Hemp industry? Scott posted on his twitter: I’m immensely grateful for the opportunity to help lead this wonderful agency, for the support of my colleagues, for the public health goals we advanced together, and the strong support of @SecAzar and @realDonaldTrump - This has been...

H.R.420 – Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act

New bill introduced to legalize Cannabis! Excerpt Below: Introduced in House (01/09/2019) 116th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 420 To provide for the regulation of marijuana products, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 9, 2019 Mr. Blumenauer introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Natural Resources, and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as...

Senators Urge FDA to Update Regulations to Ensure U.S. Producers and Consumers Have Better Access to CBD

In a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said farmers in Oregon and the rest of the nation stand to make solid economic progress for their communities if FDA loosens the regulations on hemp and CBD. Despite the passage of the Farm Bill, "current, outdated regulations limit producers from taking full advantage of the industrial hemp market by, for example, prohibiting food products containing CBD from being sold across state lines," Merkley and...

100 Scientific Studies That Shows Cannabis Cures Cancer

Here's the full list of studies: There's a surprising number of published studies that suggest cannabis kills cancer cells. Very exciting and potentially future changing data is being collected at a rate never seen before. Hopefully it won't be many more years until some real readily available treatments emerge. Below is a curated list of studies from NCBI - The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. Cannabis kills tumor cells http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1576089 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20090845 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/616322 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14640910 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19480992 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15275820 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15638794 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16818650 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17952650 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20307616 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16616335 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16624285 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10700234 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17675107 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14617682 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17342320 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16893424 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15026328 Uterine, testicular,...