Be Sure To Read The Fine Print On The Removal Of CBD From The Controlled Substances Act
Earlier this month, a well-known drug manufacturer received word that a CBD-based medication will no longer be regulated under the United States Controlled Substances Act.
This means that Epidiolex, a CBD-based medicine used to treat epilepsy can now be available as regular medicine. This gives rise to some puzzlement since CBD is already federally legal. All non-Epidiolex CBD products continue to be illegal. The main confusion arises due to the FDA’s contradictory stance. The conclusion is basically that while CBD is legal, it will be highly regulated.
The 2018 Farm Bill makes an appearance here. It made hemp legal at a federal level and now, it is no longer a part of the Controlled Substances Act. One thing to note here is that hemp is not regulated as a controlled substance, but products made using hemp extracts are. The only difference the latest news brings is that Epidiolex can be manufactured and sold as a non-controlled substance, which means it will not have to undergo a long and tedious process. While the change is quite small, it is still a step towards making CBD more mainstream. It also vouches for the effectiveness of CBD therapies.
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