FAQs about the use of CBD in food products: US regulatory report


Executive summary

  • Regulation
  • Hemp in food products
  • Recreational cannabis
  • Advertising of CBD and hemp-containing food products
  • FDA issued 15 warning letters


US regulation for CBD use in foods, as in other products, can seem complicated and daunting, not simply because it is regulated by two authorities (the Food and Drug Administration and the US Department of Agriculture), but also because on top of these two bodies, local rules and restrictions also apply. This invaluable Q&A covers the most important questions on the subject, providing clarity to a confusing subject.

Publication date: 29th January 2020; Number of pages: 8

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