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NYC ban on CBD food and drink products goes into effect

The city’s buzzkill ban on certain cannabis-derived CBD products went into effect on Monday.

The city Health Code now prohibits businesses from adding the marijuana derivative cannabidiol to food or drinks after the Food and Drug Administration determined that using CBD as an additive was unlawful.

... A cookies and cream flavored protein bar marketed by JustCBD is displayed at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition trade show, Thursday, May 30, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) ...