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California Splits from the FDA: CBD Now Permitted in Food, Beverages and More

Signed into law on October 6, 2021, California Assembly Bill 45 allows for the inclusion of hemp and CBD in food and beverages, dietary supplements, cosmetics, pet food and more. Mira Baylson, Meghan Stoppel and Gianna Puccinelli discuss California’s departure from the FDA’s guidance that hemp cannot be introduced in products sold in interstate commerce, and consider how AG Bonta may prioritize enforcement. More here: