One of the hottest topics in cannabis culture today is letting pets use pot. As more people are looking for more natural treatments for their healthcare, many pet owners are hearing about the potential benefits that cannabis offers and wondering if it can be applicable for their furry friends.
Civilized recently spoke with Samantha Wormser – Rescue Manager for Pet Conscious and a spokesperson for Canna-Pet, which makes CBD-infused treatments for cats and dogs. However, she says the word “treat” has to be used carefully.
In 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to Canna-Pet about their marketing practices. The issue was in Canna-Pet claiming to “treat” health ailments. The FDA had concerns about its website content and labelling specifically in respect to the fact the company’s claims were around treating medical conditions and therefore the product would be considered a drug. As a result,