Regulatory briefing

CBD in foods: UK FSA set to issue guidance

Written by Freddie Dawson || 1st March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

England
Europe
United Kingdom
Wales
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) will issue further guidance next week on the use of cannabinoids as novel food ingredients ...

FDA sets the date for hearing on legalising hemp-derived CBD

Written by CBD-Intel || 1st March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

California
Maine
North America
United States
Wisconsin
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set a tentative date of sometime in April for a long-awaited public meeting to hear from stakeholders and begin a rulemaking process on legalising hemp-derived CBD, according to FDA Commissioner...

Confusion abounds in the tangle of US states’ CBD enforcement

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 26th February 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Alabama
Idaho
Maine
Michigan
Nebraska
New York
North America
Ohio
South Carolina
Tennessee
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Momentum in the American CBD market continues to build, but a confusing patchwork of differing interpretations by various state authorities has led to local officials starting to clamp down on retailers ...

Singapore ministries declare cannabis mad, bad and dangerous

Written by Freddie Dawson || 18th February 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Asia
Singapore
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Singaporean authorities do not believe there is sufficient evidence supporting the efficacy of “raw” cannabis, considering the plant and its derivatives to be a dangerous drug with few medical benefits ...

WHO recommends removing CBD from world narcotics schedules

Written by Barnaby Page || 18th February 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

World
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
CBD is likely to be removed from the scope of the most significant international treaty on drug control, following a favourable report by the World Health Organization (WHO), which also recommends downgrading cannabis ...

‘No change to UK novel food rules’ after Brexit

Written by CBD-Intel || 8th February 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The UK’s Food Standards Agency has said there will be no change in UK regulations concerning CBD as a novel food ingredient should the UK leave the EU on 29th March ...

US veterans urge CBD legalisation in Georgia, Tennessee drafts CBD bills

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 28th January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Georgia
North America
Tennessee
United States
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Congressional politicians in Tennessee have been turning their attention to possible regulation of farming for CBD, while those in Georgia have been addressed by military veterans eager for CBD to be legalised ...

Wyoming CBD legalisation bill falls at House committee hurdle

Written by Freddie Dawson || 23rd January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Wyoming
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
Wyoming is unlikely to join the long list of US states permitting the legal use of CBD after a bill proposing legalisation failed to pass through the Republican-controlled state House’s judiciary committee ...

Radical change in EU guidance on cannabinoids as novel food

Written by Freddie Dawson || 22nd January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
No food item should contain any cannabinoid, including CBD, in the EU without prior novel food ingredient authorisation following a change by European authorities - though this is open to interpretation ...

Where in the world are the countries most likely to legalise cannabis?

Written by Barnaby Page || 17th January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Canada
Europe
Mexico
New Zealand
North America
South America
United States
World
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
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Researchers in Portugal have developed an algorithm to identify characteristics that suggest the nations most likely to legalise recreational cannabis ...

Is FDA taking action on CBD products ‘for human consumption’?

Written by Freddie Dawson || 17th January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
An unconfirmed seizure of products from a shop in Arizona could be the first instance of enforcement on CBD by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials since the passage of the US 2018 Farm Bill ...

New Congress, new outlook for the legal status of cannabis

Written by CBD-Intel || 3rd January 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

Canada
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The US Congress is expected to address the legal situation of CBD and cannabis during the upcoming congressional session, according to a number of experts interviewed by CBD-Intel ...

New York state sets out new rules for manufacture of CBD products

Written by Freddie Dawson || 17th December 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

New York
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
New York state has set out a series of new regulatory requirements for businesses wanting to produce or sell CBD products in its jurisdiction, with strict manufacturing, reporting and product category guidelines ...

Congress passes US Farm Bill with Hemp Farming Act intact

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 14th December 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The US Congress has approved a compromise version of the 2018 Farm Bill which will remove industrial hemp from the federal narcotics Schedule 1 list, potentially giving a green light to development of the CBD industry ...

What will Brexit really mean for the British CBD industry?

Written by CBD-Intel || 19th November 2018 || Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory briefing
The British government last week presented the 585-page draft withdrawal agreement which lays out how it intends the UK to leave the European Union. Here CBD-Intel explains just how it may affect the CBD industry ...