What might have been an FDA attempt to hit the pause button while it sorts through the regulatory haze has not slowed an explosion of openly marketed CBD products.

Even by the superhyped standard of internet cures, the marijuana and hemp extract cannabidiol is unique, touted as everything from a hair conditioner to a sleep aid and a way to help manage diabetes and fight cancer.

The CBD boom is also giving regulators fits, blurring the line between a drug and a dietary supplement and testing how much the government can police health claims.

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Sarah Owermohle ~ Politico.com ~

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