FDA

Medical Marijuana

FDA Begins Evaluating Cannabis Scientifically

DEA has refused to do that for nearly 50 years.

Why Synthetic CBD Is (Probably) the Future of Cannabis Pharma

The first company to create and patent a CBD compound will have a serious edge in this fast-growing industry.

Will Medical Cannabis Sales Eventually Surpass Recreational Sales?

We are on the brink of a global medical cannabis boom.

CBD: Hazy Regulations, Huge Rewards Lure Entrepreneurs

The market for CBD is booming in a gray area of the law. Little is clear except there is a lot of money to be made.

Federal Regulators Are Blocking the Cannabis Boom but Congress Keeps Them In the Way

The Federal Reserve and FDA want Congress to clarify how to regulate a product that, strictly speaking, is prohibited.

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The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which serves to protect and promote public health by installing regulation and supervision over a variety of sectors such as food safety, pharmaceutical drugs, tobacco products and cosmetics -- to name a few. 

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