FDA sends warning letters to CBD companies, including Colorado’s CW Hemp

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 11:40 am • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 11:48 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The Colorado company known for the “Charlotte’s Web” cannabidiol extract and three other businesses that make CBD products were put on notice by the FDA for illegally making unsubstantiated health claims.…

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The Sessions Letters: The first four states to legalize marijuana respond to attorney general’s missives

Published: Aug 25, 2017, 3:39 pm • Updated: Aug 25, 2017, 3:40 pm By The Cannabist Staff Over the past 10 days, the governors of the first four recreational marijuana states sent responses to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ July 24 letters outlining concerns about each state’s program. Sessions’ letter was…

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Alaska and Washington push back on Sessions’ marijuana enforcement letters

Published: Aug 16, 2017, 1:27 pm • Updated: Aug 16, 2017, 2:00 pm By Alex Pasquariello and Polly Washburn, The Cannabist The governors of Alaska and Washington are questioning the data cited by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in recent letters he sent to their states regarding the efficacy of…

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Colorado lawmaker calls Sessions’ marijuana policy letters a “political ploy”

Published: Aug 9, 2017, 3:24 pm • Updated: Aug 9, 2017, 3:44 pm By John Frank, The Denver Post BOSTON — A leading Colorado lawmaker dismissed a recent letter from Attorney General Jeff Sessions that expressed concerns about the state’s marijuana industry, calling it a “political ploy.” State Rep. Dan…

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Hemp Industries Association Responds To FDA Warning Letters Regarding Mislabeling Of Cannabidiol (CBD) Products

Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the non-profit North American hemp trade association, has published its statement in response to recent warning letters sent by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manufacturers of CBD products, regarding mis-labeling of drug claims on said products.  Available on the FDA website, the letters explain…

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Illinois Medical Marijuana Patients Sent Letters Telling Them They Can’t Own Guns

Medical marijuana is now legal in Illinois, and more and more patients are starting to sign up as patients now that medical marijuana sales have begun at dispensaries. It took a long time, and a lot of hurdle jumping, but there is finally legal safe access to medical marijuana in…

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