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FDA: 5 Things to Know about Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol – Delta-8 THC

Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as delta-8 THC, is a psychoactive substance found in the Cannabis sativa plant, of which marijuana and hemp are two varieties. Delta-8 THC is one of over 100 cannabinoids produced naturally by the cannabis plant but is not found in significant amounts in the cannabis plant. As a result, concentrated amounts

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Cannabis manufacturer Select mixed up THC and CBD products, Oregon says, and that’s why unsuspecting consumers got high

State regulators say the Oregon manufacturer Select, also known as Cura Cannabis, evidently mixed up two lines of products at its Portland manufacturing site. A CBD product, at left, was not supposed to contain THC, but bottles sold contained high levels of the psychoactive ingredient associated with marijuana. A THC product, at right, was sold

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Dietary Supplement Labeling

CBD has over 500 drug interactions and side effects include liver damage and suicide risk. That is why FDA is stepping up warnings on CBD products. Consumer protection and Science is important. Visit the IASIC library to learn more about CBD and Drug interactions. Read the full article here: https://www.fda.gov/inspections-compliance-enforcement-and-criminal-investigations/warning-letters/cannafyl-611957-03012021

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FDA objects to CBD dietary supplement as uncertainty looms over substance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration objected to an application from Charlotte’s Web Holdings Inc. for a CBD product to be sold as a dietary ingredient, leaving a cloud of uncertainty over the booming industry for the cannabis-derived substance. View the full article here: https://fortune.com/2021/08/11/fda-cbd-dietary-supplement-charlottes-web-holdings/ IASIC commends the FDA to sticking to science. While CBD

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What’s in a Name? Marijuana Versus Cannabis

All marijuana is cannabis, but not all cannabis is marijuana. See original post here May 10, 2021 by Laura Stack By Laura Stack At Johnny’s Ambassadors, we educate parents and teens about the dangers of today’s high-THC marijuana on adolescent brain development, mental illness, and suicide. Recently, Johnny’s Ambassadors has been asked about our usage of the

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WADA Executive Committee Approves 2023 Prohibited List

On September 23, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Executive Committee (ExCo) held its second meeting of the year in Sydney, Australia. ExCo members, some of whom attended in person and others virtually, were updated on WADA’s progress on key priorities, took a number of decisions – the main ones being summarized below – and made

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Doctors Inform Parents of Marijuana Use Linked to Youth Mental Health

Dr. Roneet Lev, with Scripps Hospital Emergency Room, wants to make sure parents and youth are making informed decisions and understand the risks. During Thursday’s event, doctors laid out the relationship between marijuana use and youth mental health. Lev warned that cannabis use is a suicide risk factor for people under the age of 25.

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