National Grocers Association Wants CBD To Be Regulated As A Dietary Supplement. What’s The Hold Up?
The National Grocers Association (NGA) has joined in the fight to support the legislation that would allow hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) to be regulated as dietary supplements. This would help set up manufacturing standards for CBD products, which currently is unregulated. This would go a long way in clearing confusion from the consumer’s minds. Greg Ferrara, president and CEO, NGA, said,
“We appreciate efforts by Congressmen Griffith and Schrader to establish a clear regulatory framework for CBD and urge for swift passage so that Main Street grocers can continue to serve their communities across the nation.”
When CBD was taken off the Controlled Substances Act, all varieties of CBD and hemp-derived products saw a surge of interest. Users are interested in all kinds of CBD products including the likes of pills, oils, lotions, tinctures, and more – not only for themselves but also for their pets. NGA members are seeing a huge increase in consumer demand for CBD products. While some food retailers have started catering to the consumers, others are waiting to get a word from the FDA to clear up confusion surrounding the issue.
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