Mitch McConnell Pressures the FDA to Go Easy on Hemp-Derived CBD

On Tuesday, members of the U.S. Senate’s Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies backed legislation penned by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, which aims to urge the FDA to adopt a lenient framework for hemp-derived CBD products.  The move is a response to the regulatory landscape unfurled by…