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January 2020

FDA Says CBD is Illegal to Market & Possibly Unsafe

FBMJ attorneys Kim Sveska and Eric Nordan co-authored “FDA Says CBD Is Illegal To Market And Possibly Unsafe” published in the January 2020 issue of Michigan Pharmacist. The article concentrates on the legal uncertainty of the cannabidiol (CBD) products market.

“FDA Says CBD Is Illegal to Market and Possibly Unsafe” discusses hemp and the confusion regarding its removal from the controlled Substances Act, as well as the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) concerns surrounding the safety and potential health risks of CBD. The article also focuses on problems around the processing and manufacturing controls of CBD products, the FDA’s enforcement policies for non-compliance with existing CBD regulations, and the general safety and efficacy of CBD.

The Michigan Pharmacist is a quarterly publication of the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA), a 136-year professional society serving Michigan’s pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists, designed to advance the profession of pharmacy and provide quality patient care.

Kim Sveska and Eric Nordan are members of the Pharmacy Law Practice Group and advise clients on pharmacy-related matters, cannabis & CBD compliance and other related topics. For more information contact them at 734-742-1800.