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UK CBD Industry Vexed As FSA Publishes Searchable Public List – A Year Late

Executive Summary

The UK Food Standards Agency has published its much anticipated searchable, online CBD public list. But after a long wait, the list's publication has triggered a wave of anxiety and criticism from CBD firms and experts. 

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