FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said his agency’s stance is that CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or health products without approval from his agency.
Pending a presidential signature, it will soon be legal to grow hemp in the United States for the first time in more than 80 years.
The new farm bill will affect growers, ranchers and consumers in Colorado.
Colorado’s two U.S. Senators are hailing passage of the trillion dollar farm bill for the help in gives to reducing the risk of wildfires.