Danny Davis, founder and chairman of Convectium, an automation equipment provider, was also encouraged by Gottlieb’s comments.

“Although a bit murky, it was certainly encouraging to see progress on the Farm Bill in regards to CBD,” he said. “It is still unclear if all that effort will continue to gain momentum by another changing of the guard or if some of these conversations and ideas will be left in the dust. There is clearly public support for this to continue, but we are keeping our fingers crossed, as we never know how the tides may turn with the current chaotic environment we are in.”

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