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FDA commissioner threatens legal action against medical cannabis companies’ medical claims

Pictured: Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

October 4, 2017

On Tuesday, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the agency could begin prosecuting cannabis companies who claim unproven health benefits in their products.  The FDA commissioner said entities are developing products and making claims which tout the anti-tumor effec...