In the News...

» Mitch McConnell Tells FDA to Clear a Path for CBD Products Though Spending Bill Directive (9/18/19)

» Three Federal Agencies Take Public Comments on Cannabis Topics (9/17/19)

» California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic (9/17/19)

» New York Move to Ban Flavored E-cigs Spurs Cannabis Vape Concerns (9/17/19)

» Washington, D.C. Enacts New Employment Protections for Medical Marijuana Patients (9/6/19)

» Hemp Farming Quadrupled in the U.S. This Year, New Report Shows (9/6/19)

» Contaminant Found in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Deadly Lung Illnesses, Tests Show (9/6/19)

» New York State Department of Health Announces Update on Investigation into Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Illnesses (9/6/19)

» Trump Administration Wants More Public Input on International Marijuana Rescheduling (8/29/19)

» White House Drug Officials Say Legal Marijuana is Up to States (8/23/19)

» FBI Scrutiny of Corruption in US Cannabis Industry Welcomed by Some, Scorned by Others (8/23/19)

» Washington State Regulators Issue Notice Banning CBD as Food Ingredient (8/22/19)

» Credit Unions Can Bank Hemp Businesses, Federal Agency Announces (8/21/19)

» National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Releases Interim Guidance on Serving Hemp Businesses (8/21/19)

» NAACP, ACLU and Allies Demand Congress Pass Marijuana Bill with Justice Focus (8/2/19)

» Lawmakers Push Federal Agencies to Free Up the CBD Industry (8/2/19)

» Illinois Regulators Release Guidance on Banking for Hemp Businesses (8/2/19)

» Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Op-Ed: The CBD Craze is Getting Out of Hand. The FDA Needs to Act. (7/31/19)

» Ohio Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Hemp, CBD Products (7/31/19)

» Senate Hearing Represents a Step Toward Providing Marijuana Banking Access (7/26/19)

» Federal Officials Give Hemp Legalization Update at Senate Hearing (7/26/19)

» Senate Schedules Second Cannabis Hearing for Next Week (7/19/19)

» Thousands of Comments Urge FDA to Allow CBD in Foods and Supplements (7/19/19)

» FDA Regulation of Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Products: Questions and Answers (7/15/19)

» What You Need to Know (And What the FDA is Working to Find Out) About Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-derived Compounds, Including CBD (7/15/19)

» FDA Official to Keynote Major Hemp Industry Conference Next Month (7/15/19)


Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill (the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) has generated a great deal of interest in cannabis, and products containing CBD, or cannabidiol. CDA aims to provide you with the latest information on legislative and regulatory activity related to cannabis and CBD through this resource page. We will add and materials and resources here as information becomes available.

Webinar: "Legal Cannabis is a Game Changer"

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In this webinar, session highlights include:

  • How cannabis is and will continue to impact EVERY consumer industry
  • The legal cannabis industry is evolving rapidly; understand where it has been and where it is going
  • Take a look at the direct impact legal cannabis is having across consumer product sectors, specifically relevant to the Convenience channel
  • The conversation isn’t just about THC; CBD and other cannabinoids are taking off


FDA Regulation of
Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived
Products: Questions and Answers

National Cannabis
Industry Association
Marijuana Moment Marijuana Policy
Project (MPP)
National Organization
for the Reform of
Marijuana Laws (NORML)
Leafly: a Cannabis
Information Resource
Project CBD: Medical Marijuana &
Cannabinoid Science
Marijuana Policies

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