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June 2015

Are Cannabidiol-Containing Supplements Legal?

Several dietary supplements are currently available that include cannabidiol as an ingredient. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) now says that these products containing cannabidiol, a chemical found in marijuana, cannot be sold as dietary supplements. According to the FDA, recent clinical investigations evaluating cannabidiol as a possible new drug disqualify it as a dietary supplement ingredient. This clarifies earlier confusion about the legality of cannabidiol use in dietary supplements.

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