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CBD … It’s what’s for dinner. Or coffee. Or a snack (access required)

Despite a lack of research on its effects, the hemp-based ingredient is showing up in more food and drinks

Cannabidiol is approved for only one use by the FDA: a drug to treat a rare form of epilepsy. But due in part to the legalization of hemp in the 2018 Farm Bill and a new abundance of available hemp-derived oil, it’s now become what three out of four chefs surveyed by the National Restaurant Association last year saw as one of the hottest trends for 2019.

Gabrielle Saulsbery
Albany, N.Y. native Gabrielle Saulsbery is a staff writer for NJBIZ and the newest thing in New Jersey. You can contact her at gsaulsbery@njbiz.com.

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