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Clarifying the Legal Status of Hemp and CBD: Thoughts from Maharrey Head #134

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” Hemp and CBD are now legal in all 50 states! At least that’s what most people think after the passage of the 2018 farm bill. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. There is still a great deal of confusion about the legal status of hemp generally and CBD in particular. In […]

Legislative Testimony: “Right to Try” Bill would Nullify in Practice Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

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Following is testimony I offered before the Alaska Senate Health and Social Services Committee in support of “Right to Try” legislation. SB113 would bypass the FDA expanded access program and allow terminally ill patients to obtain experimental drugs from manufacturers without first obtaining FDA approval. This procedure directly conflicts with the federal expanded access program […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #32: Your Right to Try; Nullifying FDA Rules

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk to Robert Scott Bell about Right to Try legislation nullifying some FDA rules. In the last couple of years, 24 states have passed “Right to Try Legislation” that sets the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration […]