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Greg Ferrara

NGA supports regulating CBD as a dietary supplement

NGA supports regulating CBD as a dietary supplement

ARLINGTON, Va. —  The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, offered support for bipartisan legislation that would allow hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) to be regulated as dietary supplements. Introduced Sept. 4, the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2020 (H.R. 8179) is sponsored by U.S. Reps.

NGA calls for review of pharmacy DIR fee structure

NGA calls for review of pharmacy DIR fee structure

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, filed comments on a proposed rule with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on pharmacy Direct and Indirect Remuneration (DIR) fees that negatively impact the independent supermarket industry. “NGA commends the Administration and CMS for proposing