Kids and Edibles If you believe your young child ate something containing marijuana you should treat it as you would if your child ate any other medication. Watch your child closely for reactions, and call your doctor immediately, or take your child to the emergency room if there are signs of distress of is acting…

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Cannabis for Pets The FDA is aware of some marijuana items being marketed as animal health and wellness products. We wish to emphasize that FDA has not approved cannabis for any type of usage in animals, and cannot guarantee the security or performance of these items. For these factors, FDA warns pet-owners against using such…

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FDA

FDA and Cannabis Derived Products To date, the FDA has not approved a marketing application for cannabis for the treatment of any kind of disease or condition. FDA has, nevertheless, authorized one cannabis-derived and three cannabis-related medication products. These authorized products are only readily available with a prescription from a qualified doctor. FDA has approved…

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THC or CBD products as dietary supplements No. Based on readily available proof, FDA has actually concluded that THC and also CBD products are omitted from the dietary supplement meaning under area 201(ff)( 3 )(B) of the FD&C Act [21 U.S.C. § 321(ff)( 3 )(B)] Under that arrangement, if a substance (such as THC or…

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Pets and CBD

CBD Products and Pets The Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act of 1994 (AMDUCA), allows vets to recommend extralabel uses of authorized human and animal medications for animals under specific conditions. Amongst other constraints, these guidelines allow off-label usage of a drug only by a qualified veterinarian in the context of a legitimate veterinarian-client-patient relationship…

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Adding Hemp to Animal Food All ingredients in animal food have to be vetted through the approved preservative application or normally identified as safe (GRAS) for their intended usage in the intended species. If an animal food has a component that is not the subject of an authorized food additive petition or GRAS for its…

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