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Labeling of cannabidiod products becoming a public health concern

March 25, 2020

New Rochelle, NY, March 25, 2020--The need for accurate and informative labeling of hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products is a critical public health issue. Despite CBD being a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved drug, it is increasingly being added to food, beverages, and nutritional supplements, often with misleading labeling or marketing claims, according to an article published in Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. Click here to read the full-text article free on the Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research website through April 25, 2020.

Jamie Corron ND, MPH, The Center for Medical Cannabis Education (Del Mar, CA) and colleagues coauthored the article entitled "Labeling of Cannabidiol Products: A Public Health Perspective." Accurate and informative labeling can help protect consumers from untruthful or unsubstantiated claims and from unallowed drug claims that may lead them to forego treatments supported by the medical evidence. Other risks include the failure to include CBD on a label, or its correct amount. The article by Corron et al. helps manufacturers understand the basic framework for FDA labeling and marketing regulations.

Editor-in-Chief Daniele Piomelli, PhD, University of California-Irvine, School of Medicine, states: "Good public health starts with good public health information. Now that products containing CBD have gained immense popularity, often undeservedly, clear and truthful labeling has become a must."
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About the Journal

Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the premier journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the biochemical mechanisms of endocannabinoids. The Journal publishes a broad range of human and animal studies including basic and translational research; clinical studies; behavioral, social, and epidemiological issues; and ethical, legal, and regulatory controversies. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is indexed in leading databases such as PubMed Central, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, Scopus, and ProQuest.

About the Publisher

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers iis a privately held, fully integrated media company known for establishing authoritative medical and biomedical peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Caffeine and Adenosine Research, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, Journal of Palliative Medicine, and The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Its biotechnology trade magazine, GEN (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News), was the first in its field and is today the industry's most widely read publication worldwide. A complete list of the firm's more than 80 journals, newsmagazines, and books is available on the Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers website.

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