CV Sciences, Inc. preeminent supplier and manufacturer of hemp-derived phytocannabinoids including CBD oil, announced today that the Company’s hemp-derived CBD gold extract which includes all of PlusCBD Oil™ Gold Formula product line, has received self-affirmed Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status in accordance with stringent US FDA safety guidelines. CV Sciences is the only hemp CBD nutraceutical company to invest in the scientific evidence necessary to achieve this sought-after designation, recognizing an ingredient as presumably safe among experts under the conditions of its intended use.
Joseph Dowling, Chief Executive Officer at CV Sciences, commented, “We are committed to building consumer confidence and trust in the safety and quality of our products, supported by scientific evidence. This milestone significantly advances our leadership in this space and provides us with opportunities to broaden consumer access to our products, while removing any doubts on the safety and benefits of our products. We are proud to be the first and only company to obtain GRAS self-affirmation on a hemp extract and believe this is a milestone for CV Sciences as well as the entire hemp CBD industry.”
Read more at: https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2018/09/10/1568897/0/en/CV-Sciences-Inc-Achieves-Industry-s-First-Hemp-Extract-GRAS-Self-Affirmation.html
Note: Dr. Lewis is a paid member of CV Sciences Medical Advisory Board