FDA

CBD Might Be More Popular Than Weed

Survey shows how little-regulated drug has taken off in past year

More Americans use products infused with cannabidiol (CBD) than use marijuana or other illegal drugs, according to a Gallup poll. CBD, one of marijuana's active ingredients, has risen swiftly in prominence despite a lack of scientific understanding or careful regulation of the substance.

Exit Gottlieb

Vape, Tobacco industries have mixed feelings about outgoing FDA chief

Scott GottliebThe surprise resignation of Federal Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb prompted a mix of celebration and trepidation among those pushing for the expansion of cigarette alternatives.

FDA Calls Controversial Supplement Kratom an Opioid

Points to associated deaths as evidence of drug's danger

Kratom, the controversial drug proponents of which argue could help combat the opioid epidemic, contains opioid compounds and has the potential for abuse, according to a report issued by the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday.

FDA Releases New Guidance on Calorie Rule

Does regulation apply to beer? 'It depends'

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released draft guidance to help chain restaurants and groceries comply with an Obamacare regulation that requires calorie labeling on menus.