FDA, In Warning Dog Owners About Using Unregulated CBD Products For Firework Anxiety, Admits To Not Doing Its Job

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For the third year in a row, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is again recognizing that people are increasingly using CBD for pets who get anxiety from fireworks around the Fourth of July. And again, the agency is admitting that it has yet to evaluate the actual efficacy of that cannabis-derived treatment option for dogs despite its growing mainstream popularity and calls from Congress to act. FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine said in a tweet on Thursday that there’s “a lot of talk about CBD for treating who react to loud noises.” If your dog is scared of loud noises and you're worried about July 4 fireworks, your veterinarian can help! pic.twitter.com/VB462nM7hY — FDA CVM (@FDAanimalhealth) July 1, 2021 There’s a lot of talk about CBD for treatingwho react to loud noises. You should be aware that FDA has NOT evaluated these products and can’t say whether they are safe or effective, how they are manufactured, or whether they contain CBD. — FDA CVM (@FDAanimalhealth) July 1, 2021 “You should be aware that FDA has NOT evaluated these products and can’t say whether they are safe or effective, how they are manufactured, or whether they contain CBD,” the agency said. FDA posted nearly identical tweets on topic ahead of the July 4 holiday during two previous years, inadvertently demonstrating how long it is taking the agency to get around to evaluating CBD product that are on the marketplace. The new version of the tweet this year does notably revise the language to exclude more dismissive previous phrasing on how there’s talk “on the internet” about CBD for pets—a subtle recognition of the fact that the conversation about cannabidiol isn’t just relegated to web forums but is now being taken seriously by prominent new outlets. There’s a lot of talk…

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