Senator talks about personal experience with unregulated CBD topical – Officials Question Trump’s Nominee for Leading The FDA

Senator talks about personal experience with unregulated CBD topical – Officials Question Trump’s Nominee for Leading The FDA

CBD has been grabbing everyone’s attention these days, specifically over the last one year after the federal government legalized hemp. The federal regulation of CBD products briefly became the focal point for a Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday, as officials questioned Trump’s nominee to lead the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  One of the lawmakers described his own experience with the unregulated CBD market. Senator Pat Roberts said “I have football knees”, to Stephen Hahn, the nominee before he went on to describe his personal interest in cannabidiol regulations.  Roberts, a Kansas Republican, who is also the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, explained his disappointment with a topical CBD oil that he used for alleviating his knee pain after his wife recommended it to him. But, the CBD oil wasn’t effective and failed to help him.   According to the critics of the CBD industry, the FDA has dragged its feet about issuing regulations around the sale and purchase of cannabidiol, which was legalized by the federal regulation in the Farm Bill back in December 2018.  FDA’s Stance on CBD Sales and Purchase The FDA has been quite skeptical about the effects of cannabidiol and the widely popular medical claims…

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