8 hemp bills worth watching in 2022


Hemp Industry Daily Report Here’s a breakdown of seven federal bills on the docket – plus one state measure – and a look at why they’re important to hemp farmers and business owners. CBD Product Safety and Standardization Act of 2021 The most recent legislation to debut on behalf of hemp, the CBD Product Safety and Standardization Act of 2021, was introduced this month by a bipartisan group of U.S. representatives, including Reps. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Angie Craig (D-MN), Morgan Griffith (R-VA), and Dan Crenshaw (R-TX). The bill would require the FDA to regulate CBD as a food additive, and to issue regulations specifying the maximum amount of hemp-derived CBD per serving, labeling and packaging requirements and conditions of intended use. “CBD products are exploding in popularity, but the lack of federal regulation surrounding them has put consumers at risk and left businesses looking for clarity,” Rice said in a statement. She added that the legislation would remedy that by establishing a “clear regulatory framework” that would keep unsafe products off retail shelves while providing stability for hemp and CBD businesses. Hemp Access and Consumer Safety Act Hemp champion Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, along with Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul, introduced the Hemp Consumer Safety Act, a bill that would force action by the FDA to regulate food and dietary supplements that contain CBD. Federal law currently prohibits the sale of food and dietary supplements that contain an ingredient that is an active ingredient in an approved drug, or a drug for which there have been substantial and publicly known clinical investigations under the Drug Preclusion Rule. The bill would exempt hemp and hemp-derived ingredients, such as CBD, from this rule and give the FDA authority to establish labeling and packaging requirements for foods and dietary supplements…

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