FDA Regulation of Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Products, Including Cannabidiol (CBD)

There is a significant interest in the development of therapies and other consumer products derived from cannabis and its components, including cannabidiol (CBD). FDA recognizes the potential opportunities that cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds may offer and acknowledges the significant interest in these possibilities. However, FDA is aware that some companies are marketing products containing cannabis … Read more

U.S. Republicans move to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

Reporting by David Morgan; editing by Grant McCool WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced legislation on Monday that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and eliminate legal hazards facing many cannabis-related businesses while regulating its use like alcohol. Representative Nancy Mace of South Carolina, who is spear-heading … Read more

The cannabis industry is booming, but for many Black Americans the price of entry is steep.

Patrice Worthy in Washington Social equity rules can reduce barriers to entry for communities most affected by discriminatory drug laws. While Bernard Noble sat in a Louisiana jail riding out a 13-year sentence for possession of 2.8 grams of marijuana, cannabis legalization and decriminalization swept through the United States. With no chance of parole under Louisiana’s “habitual offender” … Read more

U.S Senate Leader Unveils Long-Awaited Marijuana Descheduling Plan

Washington, DC: United States Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) unveiled draft legislation repealing the federal prohibition of marijuana at a press conference this afternoon. Upon introducing the legislation, Sen. Schumer said: “This is monumental because at long last we are taking steps in the Senate to right the … Read more

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