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

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Despite the passage of the Farm Bill, “current, outdated regulations limit producers from taking full advantage of the industrial hemp market by, for example, prohibiting food products containing CBD from being sold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 Wyden wrote in their letter to Gottlieb.

Read the full letter here

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