Key marijuana chemical called CBD can no longer be added to food in NYC


The city health department has ordered bars and restaurants not to serve CBD-infused edibles because the chemical has not been determined safe for consumption.

A key chemical in marijuana could spark trouble for a Brooklyn java joint owner who claims to be the first in New York City to have infused coffee drinks with the compound, cannabidiol, or CBD.

Ian Ford, proprietor of Caffeine Underground in the Bushwick section, said business boomed when he started selling CBD Coffee and Trippin’ Tea.

But now that the New York City’s health department has started cracking down on bars and eateries that …

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