CBD Infused Food Products Ruled Illegal in Washington State

Washington state Ag Department officials recently clarified that hemp-derived CBD is not allowed as a food additive.

In a rules update posted this month to the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) website, state officials have clarified that hemp-derived CBD is not allowed as a food ingredient or additive. The clarification comes as hemp entrepreneurs and enthusiasts anxiously await federal CBD regulations from the FDA — expected sometime in the coming weeks or months — in the wake of the plant’s recent federal…