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States seeking clarity in booming hemp oil market

May 31, 2019 - Politico

Federal regulators' murky response to the rapid legalization of the hemp extract CBD has created a patchwork of state responses - ranging from broadly permissive to raids on retailers and seizures of trailers loaded with lucrative leaf. At a meeting Friday, FDA panelists asked pharmaceutical companies and patient organizations whether the widespread availability of off-the-shelf CBD products - ranging from pet food to skin oils touted as salves for all sorts of ailments - had an impact on effort...