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Widespread Mislabeling of CBD Content Occurs for Over-the-Counter Products
Johns Hopkins Medicine 2022, July 20
In a new study, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers tested more than 100 topical cannabidiol (CBD) products available online and at retail stores, and found significant evidence of inaccurate and misleading labeling of CBD content. The study also revealed that some of these nonprescription products contained amounts of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main active ingredient in cannabis that can cause a “high,” including some products that claimed to be free of THC…
National Center for Biotechnology Information 2022, July 4
CBD can cause dose-related liver damage. Discontinuation of CBD or discontinuing concomitant use has reduced elevations. There are occasional reports of somnolence and sedation have been occasionally reported with CBD use. Concomitant use of CBD with these sedative medications can result in severe respiratory depression. CBD use has shown a correlation with increased suicidal thoughts and/or behavior…
EPIDIOLEX® (cannabidiol) oral solution
Initial U.S. Approval: 2018. Full Prescribing Information…
1. CBD has been shown to convert to THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana with the use of electronic cigarettes.
2. Delta-8 THC is also one of the main components with the use of CBD in electronic cigarettes, which is psychoactive like delta-9 THC and is completely unregulated by the FDA and is easily accessible to youth without any safeguards in place.
3. CBD, is a main component found in hemp, was allowed by the US government to no longer be scheduled controlled substance – yet CBD converts easily to a controlled psychoactive substance (THC).
FDA is aware that some companies are marketing products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) and that may put the health and safety of consumers at risk. The agency is committed to protecting the public health while also taking steps to improve the efficiency of regulatory pathways for the lawful marketing of appropriate cannabis and cannabis-derived products. FDA has a number of resources available that address cannabis and cannabis-derived products, such as CBD, and the agency wants to ensure that consumers and other stakeholders have access to these resources in a centralized location…
FDA strongly advises that during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, you avoid using CBD, THC, or marijuana in any form. High doses of CBD in pregnant test animals have caused problems with the reproductive system of developing male fetuses2 . In addition, based on what we already know about CBD, we expect that some amount of CBD will be transferred to babies through breast milk. Moreover, CBD has known risks for people in general. Based on clinical studies in humans, risks can include the following: liver toxicity (damage) extreme sleepiness, harmful interactions with other drugs…