Medical associations ask governor to sign CBD-sales billsPosted by On

RICHMOND — Days after a cannabis advocacy group urged Gov. Glenn Youngkin to amend legislation regulating CBD sales in Virginia, a consortium of medical professionals wants him to sign the bills just as they are, claiming the future of children’s health is put at stake if amendments are added. 

In a letter Thursday to the governor, four groups — the Virginia chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Medical Society of Virginia, the Virginia College of Emergency Physicians and the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association — said their members are reporting surges in cases involving children who have ingested unregulated cannabidiol [CBD] and other hemp-related products. The group applauded what it called “common-sense provisions” in the legislation to ensure the products are properly managed. 

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