Science of CBD and other cannabinoids is a ‘priority’

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Dr. Amy Abernethy

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High-ranking U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said Thursday that the science of CBD and other cannabinoids has become a priority for the agency, considering the wide interest in CBD and the number of products already on the market.

Dr. Amy Abernethy, a deputy commissioner of food and drugs and leader of the FDA’s CBD Working Group, made the comments to open a conference about cannabinoids and gender. She reiterated the agency’s attention on the growing public interest in CBD and other cannabis-derived products.

“Little is known about whether cannabis-derived products are…



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