FDA warns manufacturers, distributors of unapproved antimicrobials for animals
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 14 announced it has issued nine warning letters to manufacturers and distributors of…
FDA: Congress, not rule-making, likely route for CBD availability
With the cannabidiol products market continuing to grow and after reviewing published scientific literature and information submitted to a public…
FDA issues warnings over CBD for animals
Food and Drug Administration officials warned four companies that they were illegally marketing cannabidiol products for animal use.
Organizations warn against hemp in pet food, livestock feed
Seventeen organizations sent a joint letter that encourages agriculture and state government leaders to wait for results of safety studies before…
More government news from AVMA.
AAFCO calls for more research on hemp products in animal food
The Association of American Feed Control Officials has issued a position paper and call to action on hemp and its byproducts in livestock feed and pet…
Nevada veterinarians can treat patients with certain cannabis products
In October, licensed veterinarians in the Silver State can recommend and administer hemp and CBD products, yet many questions remain about the drug’s…
White-nose syndrome, cancer treatment aid, CBD in dogs
The hype and hope of veterinary cannabis
A range of issues were covered at the first AVMA Cannabis Symposium, from regulatory and toxicological concerns to the drug’s potential as a…
Busy times, stress for veterinarians during pandemic
The AVMA House of Delegates discussed how busy their practices are now, concerns they have for keeping themselves and their staff healthy, how to…
Explore cannabis topics in depth with experts
AVMA's first-ever symposium on veterinary cannabis will provide a 360-degree perspective, presented directly by key leaders in research, practice and…
AVMA leaders discuss potential legal liability of student, volunteer work
House of Delegates also talks about cannabis, telehealth
FDA warns companies illegally selling CBD products
Agency signaled that it cannot conclude cannabidiol is safe.
Cannabis use and pets
Resources to help veterinarians advise clients and treat patients who may have been exposed to marijuana, the most commonly used illicit drug in the…
AVMA weighs in at cannabis hearing
The hearing is part of an FDA plan resulting from growing interest in FDA-regulated products derived from Cannabis sativa L and its components.
Cannabis: FAQs for veterinarians
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the regulatory status of cannabis, cannabis-derived, and cannabis-related products in veterinary…
FDA open to possibility of legalizing some cannabis products
The FDA plan features a public hearing set for May 31 to gather stakeholder input.
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.