The substance is the first compound of its kind to be banned in the US state under the new regulatory powers.
Biota Biosciences, a Seattle-based CBD oil manufacturer and distributor, is voluntarily recalling several of its products after receiving a warning letter from the FDA last month.
The findings add further weight to the case for using medical cannabis as a substitute for illicit opioids.
In light of other studies that have found similar associations, the research could still have vital implications for public health approaches to cannabis legalization.
With cannabis still prohibited under federal law, many cannabis businesses in states with legal cannabis have been forced to operate as cash-only businesses.
Banning the import of hemp-derived CBD oil from European Union member states may contradict the EU law on the free movement of goods, according to an advisor to the Court of Justice of the European Union.
According to a Florida state department, a sample of a Kore Organic Watermelon CBD oil tincture, produced by Summitt Labs, contained 4.7 parts per million of lead.
Cannabis entrepreneurs from communities disproportionately impacted by the drug’s criminalization will soon be able to apply for restorative justice grants in Illinois.