Facebook agreed to run ads for topical CBD products only, Digiday reports. The ban has infuriated brands trying to gain access to the platform.
Members of Congress are stepping up pressure on the FDA to regulate hemp-derived CBD, though it may still take years.
- Brookings Institution scholar John Hudak says “There’s no doubt that the FDA is going to be fairly strict in the way it regulates these products.” That probably means crackdowns in store for dodgier manufacturers.
- Canna Law Blog explains the FDA’s problem with hemp-derived CBD, which is now legal.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) brought U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on a tour of a Kentucky hemp farm.
- Israeli vets want to prescribe MED for dogs stressed out by missile attacks. [Not noted in the story: THC is widely considered dangerous for dogs.]