CBDigest | The US Government Is Still Rigid About CBD: TSA & FDA Updates; Bulgaria Is The First EU Country To Allow Free Sale of CBD; Creso Pharma Acquired by PharmaCielo


Flying With CBD Oil in Your Carry-On Just Got Easier (via Real Simple)

“The new TSA rule states “Products/medications that contain hemp-derived CBD or are approved by the FDA are legal as long as it is produced within the regulations defined by the law under the Agriculture Improvement Act 2018.” That really means that Epidiolex, the single CBD drug approved by the FDA, is safe to fly with. You can only get Epidiolex with a prescription, and it’s reserved for children with severe seizure disorders.”

The FDA held its first CBD hearing last Friday (via The Hustle)

“On Friday, the FDA held its first hearing with manufacturers and scientists to learn more about the possible impacts of long-term CBD use. Manufacturers urged the FDA to set up a regulatory framework to legally add CBD to food products and dietary supplements, suggesting that the longer the FDA waffles, the more nefarious manufacturing practices become. But the FDA insists that “critical questions” remain about the safety of cannabis-related products. In other words, they want some hard evidence before giving it the FDA stamp of approval.”

This EU Country Has Become The First To Allow Free Sale Of CBD (via Forbes)

“Bulgaria has issued its first authorization for a company to sell hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD, products freely, in open markets. According to official documents procured exclusively, Bulgaria’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, and the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, have issued a Free Certificate of Sale for a series of products containing CBD.”

Colombia’s largest cannabis producer to acquire Creso Pharma (via FinFeed)

“Creso Pharma, an early mover in human and animal cannabis-based products, is to be acquired by PharmaCielo, a best in class and well-capitalised global medicinal cannabis company. Creso confirmed it is to be acquired for A$122 million at A$0.63 per share.”

Ozzy Osbourne Using CBD Oil To Treat Injury And Illness (via The Fresh Toast)

“Pneumonia and a fall at home — in which his head smashed a bedside table, dislodging metal rods from a previous ATV accident years back — are to blame. But according to his wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy has turned to CBD oil to assist in his recovery.”