Although the US government signed off on hemp in 2018, not every federal agency is OK with CBD products. Interestingly, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) still doesn’t regulate the recreational CBD sector. The lack of FDA oversight has led to many controversies in the new CBD industry, especially regarding CBD edibles.
Despite their widespread popularity, CBD-infused gummies are some of the most controversial hemp products from the FDA’s perspective. In fact, some cities and states have issued raids or bans on CBD edibles. Unlike dietary supplements, edible products typically need to meet higher standards for purity. Since the FDA hasn’t cleared CBD as a food additive, many territories are unwilling to allow CBD gummies in their backyard.
These tighter restrictions may make it more challenging to obtain CBD gummies, but please remember the 2018 US Farm Bill legalized all hemp-derived goods with ≤ 0.3 percent delta-9 THC. So, technically, it’s still federally legal to buy CBD-infused edibles. That being said, there are safety concerns customers should consider if they want to give CBD gummies a go.
Always Hide Your Hemp Gummies!
A significant concern with CBD gummies is that they look identical to many non-hemp-infused candies. Even though CBD is non-intoxicating, scientists don’t know this cannabinoid’s safety profile for young children. Please also remember that most CBD edibles have dosages for healthy adults.
If you have children or pets, keep…
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