Ben and Jerry’s has announced its plans to release a CBD-infused ice cream – as soon as the product becomes legalised in the US.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) currently prohibits adding CBD (cannabidiol) – a non-psychoactive chemical compound found in the marijuana plant – to food and drinks.

However, on Friday 31 May the FDA is holding a public hearing during which the “scientific data and information about the safety” of CBD-infused products will be discussed.

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