Have you ever eaten a CBD gummy, gingerly applied a CBD face mask, or ordered CBD-infused chicken enchiladas and wondered to yourself, “Why did I spend $28 on this? Is it even working?” Well, I have some good news for you: on Friday, the Food and Drug Administration is holding its first public hearing on the safety and effects of cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant.
The hearing is designed, above all, with the safety of consumers in mind, according to CNN:
The goal of the hearing is to “identify and collate all available data to help us answer these questions in order to make sure that the American public is protected — including to the extent CBD is being introduced into our food supply or other common consumer products,” Michael Felberbaum, an FDA spokesman, said in an email to CNN. […]
Witnesses from the supplement industry, researchers, doctors and patients are all expected to testify about their experiences with cannabis at Friday’s