After US FDA Objects To CBD Safety As NDIs, Supplement Industry Responds, What Else Is New?
Rejection of two firms’ proposals for using hemp-derived CBD in supplement isn’t stirring US businesses selling CBD supplements to pull products from market. For one firm that filed an unsuccessful NDI notification for full-spectrum hemp extract CBD, FDA rejection was agenda item with numerous other business, regulatory and legislative developments in its latest quarter.
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