FDA Extends Deadline to Submit Public Comment for Cannabis Products

Miller & Martin PLLC Alerts | June 21, 2019

In its April 3, 2018 Federal Register Notice, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”)  announced its May 31, 2019 public hearing for the scientific data and information about products containing cannabis and cannabis derived products and the docket for public comment on the hearing. On Thursday, June 20, 2019, the FDA announced in its Federal Register Notice that the deadline for submitting comments on July 2, 2019 will be extended to July 16, 2019.

In our recent alert recapping the FDA’s May 31 hearing on cannabis and cannabis-derived products we discussed the primary takeaways from the hearing and the deadline to submit comments on the hearing. You can now view the webcast recording of this hearing here. Industry individuals, professionals, regulators and/or entrepreneurs wishing to comment on the health, safety, manufacturing, quality, marketing, labeling, and/or sale of these products may submit comment until July 16. Electronic submissions may be submitted to the electronic filing system (Regulations.gov) on or before 11:59 PM EST on July 16. Written comments will be accepted if they are postmarked or delivered on or before July 16. Written comment must be submitted to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852.

For more information about the Georgia Hemp Industry or Tennessee Hemp Industry, contact Miller & Martin attorney Stephanie Savage.