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President Trump spoke about the effort during a briefing at the White House. He also expressed interest in the government possibly taking an equity stake in companies as part of a big stimulus.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent out 15 letters last week warning some companies that sell cannabidiol, or CBD, about making unfounded medical claims regarding the effects of the hemp-derived compound. Many users claim CBD has a wide range of medicinal benefits but there is little evidence. Despite this warning, the burgeoning industry in the Ohio Valley continues… Read More
Gottlieb, who will resign in a month, stood out in the Trump administration for his efforts to regulate the tobacco and pharmaceutical industries. The reasons for his resignation are not yet clear.
The FDA says pet owners should watch out for vitamin D toxicity. Recalled brands include Abound, Nutrisca and Natural Life.
In its latest effort to curb smoking by young people, the FDA wants to outlaw menthol cigarettes. The agency would also restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes to reduce youth addiction to nicotine.