US FDA Showed ‘Several’ Cards In CBD Bill Comments – CV Sciences’ Duffy MacKay
In itself, the proposed US Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2020 may be of little consequence. But the FDA’s October comments on the bill were revealing, CV Sciences’ Duffy MacKay says.
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