A former U.S. surgeon general is joining the advisory board of a California CBD company.
The appointment gives Kadenwood a government insider to “shift the perception of CBD,” company CEO Erick Dickens said in a statement.
Terms of the appointment were not disclosed.
Kadenwood plans to start selling topical CBD products this summer.
Carmona was appointed by former President George W. Bush and oversaw a landmark 2006 report on secondhand smoke.
After leaving office, Carmona ran unsuccessfully in 2012 for U.S. Senate as a Democrat in Arizona, his home state.