Edible Marijuana Removed from Maine Stores

CBD hasn't been approved as a food additive yet, forcing Maine business owners to pull edibles from shelves.

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Edible products containing CBD have been ordered by Maine health authorities to be removed from stores as it has not been federally approved to be a food additive. 

Businesses were informed last week that they must remove all foods, tinctures and capsules that contain the product. While marijuana is a growing industry and is expected to take over the food and beverage industry soon, federal officials have yet to to approve of the substance as a food additive. 

Main business owners are still able to sell CBD products, though, as long as they can be smoked, vaped, worn as a patch or applied as a lotion.