CBD IN THE NEWS

Each week, we will share with the #CBDMOVEMENT community recent articles and news stories that pertain to the CBD and hemp industry.

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World Health Organization Makes Their Recommendation: CBD Should Not Be A Scheduled Drug

December 14, 2017 – After more than a month of deliberation, regarding the scheduling of cannabidiol, the World Health Organization announced their recommendation that CBD should not be subject to international drug scheduling. This is based on evidence related to the benefits and risks of CBD. Read the full article HERE.

Study: Nearly 70 Percent of Online CBD Cannabis Extracts Are Mislabeled

November 9, 2017 – Is your CBD company backing up their products? In a study of 84 CBD products sold online, only a third contained the amount of CBD listing on the label. Read the full article.

At The CBDistillery™, we consistently 3rd party test our products to ensure our customers are getting what they pay for. You can see all of our lab results for our products on each product page.

Industrial hemp industry still facing growing pains

November 20, 2017 – James Woolsey, the former director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, spoke out this week about ending the federal prohibition and scheduling of industrial hemp in America. “It’s time to bring hemp back to America’s farms”. Woolsey went on to say, “today we are witnessing the renaissance of the industry. American farmers no longer have to stand by and watch one of the largest consumer markets in the world, industrial hemp products, be served by foreign providers.” Read the full article.

Is CBD Oil Allowed on Planes? Here’s What You Need to Know About Traveling With It

October 22, 2017. Can you bring CBD oil on a plane? A question we are often asked by CBDistillery customers. Here is some insight into traveling with CBD products and the complying the TSA requirements. Read the full article HERE.

Colorado Leads County in Hemp Production, a Growing Field

November 1, 2017. According to Vote Hemp, Colorado leads the country in legal hemp acreage in 2017, with 7,500 acres of hemp farms. Read the full article HERE.

Hemp Lawyer: FDA CBD Warning Letters Shouldn’t Alarm Industry

November 6, 2017. Last week the FDA issued warning letters to several online cannabidiol retailers that they will not tolerate medical claims stating that CBD has the ability to treat certain diseases or ailments. These claims include those made in customer testimonials, which the FDA requested were removed from each retailer’s website. In response to the FDA letters, Garret Graff of Hoban Law Group issued a statement saying, “The industry should not be alarmed…Many of the positions and much of the rhetoric by the FDA is not new.” Click HERE to read the full article.

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