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CRN slams FDA rejection of CBD in supplements

CRN slams FDA rejection of CBD in supplements

WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) on Wednesday denounced the Food and Drug Administration’s rejection of two new dietary ingredient (NDI) notifications for full-spectrum hemp extract containing cannabidiol (CBD)—and urged Congress to act on pending legislative proposals that require the agency to address the lack of regulation of hemp-derived products. The following is

NGA urges action on CBD regulation

NGA urges action on CBD regulation

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Grocers Association (NGA) is backing bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this month to “eliminate regulatory confusion” in the CBD category and legalize CBD in dietary supplements. “NGA members are experiencing significant consumer demand for CBD products,” says Chris Jones, senior vice president of government relations and

Piping Rock launches CBD product line

Piping Rock launches CBD product line

RONKONKOMA, N.Y.— Piping Rock, a leader in vitamin innovation, has recently launched its line of high-quality CBD products. According to the company, the decision has come with much deliberation and research into the potential benefits of the compound.Piping Rock has set out to accomplish something the company considers truly unique. With other brands selling CBD at

CBD category is gaining momentum

CBD category is gaining momentum

NEW YORK — Although obstacles to a widespread rollout remain, CBD products are edging into the mainstream. Late last month both CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens announced that they would begin selling CBD products in some stores. CVS has begun carrying CBD products in selected stores in seven states: California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and

Walgreens to stock CBD products in 1,500 stores

Walgreens to stock CBD products in 1,500 stores

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreens reported Wednesday it will sell CBD creams, patches and sprays in nearly 1,500 stores in select states. The drugstore chain will sell the cannabis-based products in Oregon, Colorado, New Mexico, Kentucky, Tennessee, Vermont, South Carolina, Illinois and Indiana. The retailer declined to specify which brands it would carry. “This product offering is in

CVS begins selling CBD products in seven states

CVS begins selling CBD products in seven states

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS has begun carrying CBD products in selected stores in seven states: California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, and Tennessee. The chain is stocking hemp-derived topical products only, such as creams, sprays, roll-ons, lotions and salves. It will not sell any supplements or food additives containing CBD, a company spokesman said. “We

IRI unveils findings of new CBD attitude and usage study

IRI unveils findings of new CBD attitude and usage study

CHICAGO — IRI Tuesday released findings of a new study focused on understanding the attitudes and usage motivations of legal adult cannabis users, and the projected impact of further legalization on consumer product purchase habits. “The expanding legalization of cannabis products is already a disruptive force in the CPG industry,” said Robert Tomei, president of market and