3/31/2021 UPDATE: After years of stalled attempts, recreational marijuana is finally legal in New York State. On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the cannabis legislation to legalize recreational weed in New York State.
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New York City health inspectors only began to police CBD-infused products in January, officials said. So far, the health department has asked five restaurants to stop selling food with CBD.
In the last few years, CBD has become increasingly popular. It has been hailed as a kind of wonder-drug; a remedy for anxiety, pain, acne, inflammation and insomnia, among other ailments.
Eventually, the health inspectors grabbed the restaurant’s CBD edibles, raw cookie dough and the CBD powder that Fat Cat Kitchen used for baking, and tossed them into a plastic bag, she said. They stapled it shut, told the restaurant that its CBD products were “embargoed” and left the bag at the restaurant.
Ms. Holm said she hoped the health department would change its policy. In the meantime, she was frustrated by what she viewed as poor communication around the issue and a general lack of clarity around the policy.
The inspectors were vague about their intent, she said. They did not seem to understand what they wanted to know or why they wanted to know it.
CBD is a chemical compound in the cannabis plant that is closely related to tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main component in marijuana. Unlike THC, however, CBD is not psychoactive — that is, it will not get consumers high.
With its supposed benefits mounting (despite a relative dearth of strong scientific studies to back all of them up), CBD became an increasingly popular additive in consumer products. It showed up in topical oils, skin creams, and food and drink.