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Former FDA chief warns consumers that all forms of CBD in food is actually illegal

The cannabidiol droplets you may be adding into your brunch cocktail are not actually legal, former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned on CNBC on Friday. CBD is a compound found in the cannabis plant that’s boomed in the retail industry in the past year, with many touting its supposed stress-relieving benefits despite limited evidence. Coffee… Read More »

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns ‘Medicare for All’ would hold back medical progress

President Trump’s former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the “Medicare for All” debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services. “I think it would squelch innovation, and I think it would hold back medical progress,” Scott Gottlieb said… Read More »