Regulatory briefing

Our regulatory briefings section delivers current and up-to-date legal and regulatory news relating to all aspects of the CBD industry. It covers individual regulation changes across the world, policy and governmental changes that impact the industry and technological and medical innovations that affect how the industry is regulated, to name a few.

Bank associations pressure US Congress for cannabis banking reform

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 29th May 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

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Banking associations from all across the US have written to the Senate to advocate for a hearing on cannabis banking reform ...

CBD and cannabis news in brief: United States

Written by CBD-Intel || 20th May 2019 || Alerts roundup , Regulatory briefing |

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The first in a new weekly round-up from around the US brings you news from Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maine, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, and Tennessee ...

CBD and cannabis news in brief: Europe

Written by CBD-Intel || 20th May 2019 || Alerts roundup , Regulatory briefing |

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The first in a new weekly round-up from around Europe brings you news from Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Lithuania and the EU ...

US attorney general favours bid to let states decide cannabis and CBD policy

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 16th April 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

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US attorney general William Barr has said the current patchwork regulatory situation for CBD in the country is “intolerable” and given qualified support to an act which would allow states to decide their own policies ...

European Commission differentiates CBD as cosmetic ingredient

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 10th April 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

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CBD’s entry in the European Commission’s database of cosmetics ingredients has been expanded to differentiate it from generic cannabis and by-products. The move offers more, but not total, clarity ...

Ohio Senate passes bill to establish CBD market, as Texas delists hemp

Written by Freddie Dawson || 3rd April 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

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Ohio is moving a step nearer following its neighbour Michigan in distinguishing hemp-derived CBD products from state cannabis regulations, while Texas is to remove hemp from its list of controlled substances ...

Philippines moves one step closer to legalising medical cannabis

Written by ECigIntelligence || 29th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

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The Philippines moved one step closer to legalising cannabis for medical use when a bill was approved on its final reading, but its progress to law could be scuppered by opposition from president Rodrigo...

State by state, US Farm Bill delivers different strokes for different folks

Written by Daniel Mollenkamp || 4th March 2019 || Regulatory briefing |

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Several US states and territories are reporting changes to hemp policies following the passing of the 2018 US Farm Bill. One surprisingly positive example is Pennsylvania, which is backing growth ...

CBD in foods: UK FSA set to issue guidance

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

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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 |

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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 |

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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 ...