On Sept 17, 2019 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – after consulting closely with the US Hemp Roundtable — introduced report language that would require the FDA to issue formal “enforcement discretion” on the sale of hemp CBD products.

As discussed more fully last week, a primary policy challenge facing the hemp CBD industry has been FDA’s guidance that it is illegal for CBD to be introduced into interstate commerce as a food additive or dietary supplement. While the FDA has announced that it will unveil its timetable to take action toward full legalization this fall, it could be many months before they issue a formal regulation. (Read More)

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