House Bill Would Let FDA Regulate CBD As A Supplement

Law360 (January 14, 2020, 6:28 PM EST) -- A bipartisan group of representatives has introduced a bill that would provide the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate CBD as a dietary supplement in the wake of calls for the federal agency to provide clarity regarding regulation of the hemp-derived product.

H.R. 5587, introduced Monday by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., would also require a study and report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the regulatory and market barriers for hemp farmers, according to a news release on the legislation. The text of the bill was not immediately available Tuesday.

Peterson said in the...

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