Toxic FDA-Approved Food Additives

Project CBD

But their precautionary overreach contrasts sharply with its lax policy towards many common, and problematic, food additives The FDA recently reiterated its official disapproval of any nonpharmaceutical use of CBD.

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Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages

Leafly

Washington state has announced a ban on hemp-derived CBD in food and beverage products. The post Washington State Bans CBD in Food and Beverages appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics cbd drinks edibles FDA food Hemp regulations Washington

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Cannabis Nutrients: Regulating Plant Food

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis might not need chemically formulated foliar pesticides sprayed onto it, but it does need to eat food to maintain its own pest management capabilities. The post Cannabis Nutrients: Regulating Plant Food appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

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European Food Safety Authority Reports Says Eating Hemp Foods May Elevate Ingested THC Levels

Cannabis Law Report

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has looked at THC levels in 12 different categories of hemp foods, including hemp oil, breads and teas. European health agency links hemp food to THC exposure. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) . .

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Hanway Publish EU Novel Food Regs – Report

Cannabis Law Report

Hanway Associates are pleased to announce the release of our EU Novel Food Regulations Report. Despite the fact that EU ‘novel food’ regulations are directly relevant to CBD businesses, significant confusion on the topic persists. The novel food authorisation procedure.

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UK’s FSA ( Food Standards Agency) Will Soon Place Restrictions On CBD In Food & Drink

Cannabis Law Report

Sales of food, drinks and cosmetics with cannabidiol (CBD) are rising in Britain, with annual sales predicted to reach more than £750m next year. The food products include “hemp pasta”, toffee muffins and gummy bear sweets. Novel foods. The Sunday times reports.

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Washington Bans Hemp-CBD in Food

Canna Law Blog

The latest “drop” comes in the form of an August 1 memo from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (“WSDA”) titled Restrictions on the use of hemp CBD as a food ingredient. According to the WSDA, Hemp-CBD is not approved as a food ingredient.

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Can Food Addiction Be Tackled With Marijuana And Hemp?

The Fresh Toast

Continue reading Can Food Addiction Be Tackled With Marijuana And Hemp? Cannabis Featured Medical Marijuana News RX food addiction overeating Scripps Research Institute stress study weight loss

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German courts confirm sales bans on CBD containing food

Cannabis Law Report

According to the latest version of the EU Novel Food Catalogue, EU regulators consider that CBD-containing foods and dietary supplements are classified as novel foods.

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420 Clinic is supporting the Calgary Food Bank

420 Clinic

This holiday season, the Clinic is proud to be supporting the Calgary Food Bank. After a successful food bank drive last year, we are looking forward to continuing that impact. Our clinic (1336 – 9 Avenue SE) will be accepting non-perishable food items until December 19th.

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Comments to the Food & Drug Administration on CBD and Cannabis

Project CBD

Read Project CBD ’s special report commenting on cannabis science to the FDA

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Hemp Will Be A Top 10 Product In 2019, Whole Foods Predicts

MassRoots

The gurus at Whole Foods Market have spoken: hemp products, already incredibly popular, will be a top 10 food trend in 2019. Via Whole Foods Market. See the original article published on Marijuana Moment below: Hemp Will Be A Top 10 Product In 2019, Whole Foods Predicts.

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NYC Cracks Down on CBD-Infused Food and Beverages

Leafly

The city’s Health Department issued warning to any business offering CBD-infused food or beverages: Ditch the CBD or face a fine of up to $650. The post NYC Cracks Down on CBD-Infused Food and Beverages appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics cannabidiol cbd New York new york city

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Could Whole Foods Really Sell Cannabis? Here’s What It Would Take

Leafly

Is cannabis actually coming to Whole Foods? The post Could Whole Foods Really Sell Cannabis? Maybe. But likely not before the next superfood has come and gone. Here’s What It Would Take appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics legalization retail texas

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Austria: Cannabidiol In Food And Cosmetics

Cannabis Law Report

The marketing of cannabidiol (CBD) extracts as food supplements is a relatively new trend and CBD is increasingly common in the food and beverage sector (e.g., The ministry therefore considers a marketing of food products containing CBD as not permitted.

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Hemp, Novel Foods, CBD & The EU

Cannabis Law Report

Europe’s hemp definition, ‘novel foods’ designation cloud region’s potentially booming CBD market. Here’s the latest on these issues and the EU. Hemp Industry Daily Reports.

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Italy: MINISTRY OF HEALTH DECREE – Definition of maximum levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in food

Cannabis Law Report

Definition of maximum levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in food.(20A00016). contaminants in food; Having regard to Regulation (EC) no. general requirements of food law establishes. the European Food Safety Authority and establishes procedures in the. food safety; Having regard to Regulation (EC) no. Council of 29 April 2004 on the hygiene of food products; Having regard to Regulation (EC) no. check compliance with feed and food regulations.

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UK: Anti-drug vigilantes smash up CBD food supplement shop

Cannabis Law Report

In what appears to be a case of mistaken identity, confused anti-drug vigilantes have trashed a shop selling cannabidiol products and tagged “STOP THE DRUGS” across its windows.

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Proposed California Legislation May Allow Hemp CBD in Foods

Canna Law Blog

This bill is aimed at paving the way for adding industrial hemp derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) to foods, beverages, and cosmetics. A food or beverage is not adulterated by the inclusion of industrial hemp products, including cannabidiol derived from industrial hemp.

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Are CBD Food and Drinks Really Not Legal? Really?

Canna Law Blog

Someone could (and might) sue FDA if FDA were to take an enforcement action based solely on the fact that a food or beverage product containing Farm Bill hemp-CBD were sold in commerce. FDA is currently slated to hold hearings next month on CBD in food and beverage products.

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Finnish Food Authority Puts An End To CBD On The Shelves

Cannabis Law Report

The Finnish Food Authority has instructed shops to pull a number of products containing CBD off the shelves as they did not have the proper authorisation to be sold as foodstuffs. Unacceptable Novel Food Supplements.

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Food, Drug or Something Else: What is Hemp-Derived CBD?

Cannabis Law Report

Not only that, but what about foods and dietary supplements containing CBD derived from hemp? The uncertainty is even greater for the host of CBD-containing products that are likely cosmetics under the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act.

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Whole Foods CEO says Cannabis Should Be Available From Grocery Stores

Cannabis Law Report

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey recently said, unprompted, that he expects grocery stores — presumably including Whole Foods — to begin retailing cannabis products once legalization occurs. Of course he does !

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FDA Commissioner Outlines Pathways For CBD In Food And Supplements

The Fresh Toast

FDA Commissioner Outlines Pathways For CBD In Food And Supplements Commissioner Scott Gottlieb also emphasized that FDA “has authority to issue a regulation” that would allow these naturally-occurring hemp compounds in a food or dietary supplement.

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The Roll-Up #75: Cannabis at the Whole Foods Hot Bar

Leafly

This week we look at America's cannabis job boom, the future of cannabis at Whole Foods, and clubs we'd like to form. The post The Roll-Up #75: Cannabis at the Whole Foods Hot Bar appeared first on Leafly. Podcasts Politics podcasts the roll-up

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Oklahoma governor OKs rules for cannabis-infused food products

Cannabis Law Report

Marijuana-infused food and beverage makers will also be required to test one lot of products quarterly for: Microbials, including yeast and mold. Contaminants, including chemical agents of foreign matter, which could compromise food safety.

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The Traveler’s Guide to Negril, Jamaica: Where Cannabis, Food, and Culture Meet

Leafly

The post The Traveler’s Guide to Negril, Jamaica: Where Cannabis, Food, and Culture Meet appeared first on Leafly. Leave the tourist traps behind and seek out authentic cannabis, cuisine, and culture in Jamaica’s most herb-friendly region. Lifestyle jamaica travel

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California Just Got Closer to Allowing CBD in Foods and Licensed Cannabis Facilities

Canna Law Blog

One of the most frequent questions we receive is whether CBD is a lawful additive in foods. The answer is often no depending on the state in which Hemp CBD food products will be sold. CBD in Foods, Beverages, and Cosmetics. Hemp CBD cookies, anyone?

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FDA Suggests Congress Holds the Key to Legalizing CBD-Infused Foods

Canna Law Blog

Gottlieb acknowledged the strong interest among CBD stakeholders and lawmakers in developing a regulatory framework through which Hemp-CBD could be infused to food.

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Exporting CBD Food Just Got Harder: The European Union Makes a Move

Canna Law Blog

The United States is not the only international actor, however, that is concerned with regulating the sale of CBD products, including CBD-infused foods. The European Food Safety Authority (“ EFSA ”), the European equivalent of the U.S.

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Senators Push for Updates to FDA Regulation of CBD Food Products and Dietary Supplements

Canna Law Blog

Unfortunately, however, we have little guidance from the FDA regarding how hemp-CBD products such as foods, beverages, dietary supplements and cosmetics should comply with basic FDA requirements, including labeling rules.

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New York City Department of Health To Prosecute F&B Establishments Selling CBD In Food & Drink

Cannabis Law Report

The New York City Department of Health is planning to step up its campaign against restaurants that sell CBD-laced food and drinks by issuing violations “subject to fines” to companies that continue to offer the cannabis compound.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Warns Companies About CBD Claims

WeedAdvisor

Naturally, this did not sit well with the Food and Drug Administration – nor should it sit well with consumers. Food and Drug Administration Warns Companies About CBD Claims appeared first on WeedAdvisor.

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Guest Post – Europe: How The Novel Food Authorisation Is Affecting the CBD Oil Industry

Cannabis Law Report

It was announced in January 2019 that the European Food Safety Association, EFSA is about to make a decision in order to classify CBD oil and other CBD products as a novel food. This decision was announced at the Novel Food Commission meeting which was held in Brussels in 2016.

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Spain’s Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN) Follows EIHA’s Lead

Cannabis Law Report

The Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN) has struck a blow against hemp food producers in their ongoing efforts to clear a path for hemp extracts in food across Europe. The Catalogue is essentially a food safety mechanism.

USDA Publishes Warning With Regard To Hong Kong’s Zero Tolerance On Cannabis & THC In Food Or Drinks

Cannabis Law Report

Hong Kong Prohibits Cannabis and THC in Food and Drinks_Hong Kong_Hong Kong_3-20-2019. Here’s the document. Breaking News

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Article – Husch Blackwell : CBD in your Animal Food or Feed? Not So Fast.

Cannabis Law Report

Animal food and feed are no exception. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as the actions taken by the Association of Animal Feed Control Officials (AAFCO), should be of particular interest to animal feed and pet food manufacturers interested in expanding into the so-called green rush.

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Medmen Forge Deal With United Food and Commercial Workers For Unionized Workforce

Cannabis Law Report

An announcement just after noon on Friday at San Jose City Hall detailed the partnership between MedMen and the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5 union. Interesting story and positive for Medmen after some of the torrid management issues they have been having in 2019.

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UK: Association for the Cannabinoid Industry has everything in place to start processing Novel Foods applications from its raw-product manufacturing members.

Cannabis Law Report

The CBD regulatory body for the industry, the Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI), has set a deadline of December 20, 2019, for acknowledgement of engagement from ACI members in the CBD Novel Foods application process. CBD Novel Foods application.

Article – Hogan Lovells: Regulation of cannabis in Italy: Use in food and cosmetics

Cannabis Law Report

Regulation of cannabis in Italy: use in food and cosmetics. Hemp used in food. On the other hand, seeds and fibres of hemp may be used for the obtainment of food (as it is the case of the oil obtained by the seeds, which is commonly available in Italian stores) or cosmetics.

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Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) and Canadian Health Food Association (CHTA) Publish White Paper

Cannabis Law Report

The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) and Canadian Health Food Association (CHTA) distributed the attached News Release and White Paper on 8May2019 asking the Government of Canada to revise their policy on CBD. Following is their letter to members. See the White Paper below.

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Navigating the Use of CBD Oil as a Food Claim, September 10 and 11: Harris Bricken Presents!

Canna Law Blog

This Wednesday, September 11, our own Vince Sliwoski will present at a marquee food industry event in Chicago. The topic will be “Navigating the Use of CBD Oil as a Food Claim.”

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Wilson Elser Article : United States: California Poised To Remove Prohibition On Hemp-Derived CBD In Foods And Supplements

Cannabis Law Report

United States : California Poised To Remove Prohibition On Hemp-Derived CBD In Foods And Supplements. AB-228 is intended to address the guidance offered by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) in July 2018, which prohibits hemp-derived CBD from being added to foods.

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