Kroger to sell CBD products in Tennessee, other states

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(WXIX) -- The Kroger Co. is joining the growing list of retailers selling CBD products.

The Cincinnati-based grocery store chain will begin selling topical products like lotions, balms, oils and creams in 17 states, The Detroit News reports.

Tennessee and Kentucky are listed among the 17 states where Kroger will sell it’s new CBD products, Kroger’s Louisville Division Corporate Affairs Manager and Media Spokesperson Erin Grant confirmed.

“Like many retailers, we are offering our customers a highly-curated selection of topical products like lotions, balms, oils and creams that are infused with hemp-derived CBD,” Erin Rolfes with Kroger’s Cincinnati division said. "CBD is a naturally-occurring and non-intoxicating compound that has promising benefits and is permitted within federal and state regulations. Our limited selection of hemp-derived CBD topical products is from suppliers that have been reviewed for quality and safety. "

The U.S. Agricultural Department regulates industrial hemp production, but the Food and Drug Administration still does not recognize CBD as a ‘safe’ ingredient, the Detroit News says.

They say prices will range from $3.99 to $59.99 and brand names have not been made available.

Here is a list of the states where Kroger will sell CBD products, according to the retail giant:

Arizona
Arkansas
Colorado
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Michigan
Missouri
Nevada
Oregon
S. Carolina
Tennessee
W.Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin
Wyoming

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