Writing for the American Pharmacists Association’s Pharmacy Today, Sean Jennings and Tom Downey explain the legalization limbo that we’re in with regard to hemp and CBD products. The Farm Bill of 2018 decriminalized hemp and hemp-derived products such as textiles and CBD. Now, the FDA is tasked with governing CBD products, consumer safety measures, marketing requirements, and protecting public health.

Your patient asks you why she can find every possible variety of cannabidiol (CBD) products on the internet or at her local convenience store, but not in your pharmacy. The convoluted answer is that we’re in a legal limbo period, and the on-the-ground reality is out of sync with the law, for now…

You can read the complete article at Pharmacy Today.

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