As FDA and industry determine the legality of CBD in supplements and foods, brands are releasing oral ingestibles, cosmetics and less traditional products types.

Hemp foods are nothing new in the United States. In the early 2000s, sterilized (hulled) hempseeds, cold-pressed hempseed oil and other similar products were widely available. Since then, Congress enacted laws in 2014 and, most recently, in late 2018 that more permissively allow for the use of all parts of a hemp plant as lawful, especially hemp flowers where cannabinoids such as CBD are most prevalent.

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