Regulatory reports

CBD in Serbia: regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 19th February 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Serbia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
While CBD is not specifically regulated in Serbia, CBD-Intel has found clear differences between legal theory and production practice, and confusion within the authorities, in a country that aims to join the EU in 2025 ...

CBD in Brazil: regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 8th February 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Brazil
South America
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
A bill on the regulation of medical cannabis is currently being debated in the national legislature of Brazil, where CBD is a controlled substance and industrial hemp, like the cannabis plant, is banned ...

CBD in Sweden: regulatory snapshot

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 5th February 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Sweden
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report covers the regulatory status of CBD-related products in Sweden While the EU has allowed varieties of industrial hemp to be grown in Sweden in accordance with EU rules, cannabidiol extracts are currently widely subject to medicines legislation...

CBD in Portugal: regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 4th February 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Portugal
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our overview of CBD regulations in Portugal. we find that cultivation of industrial hemp is allowed, CBD edibles are interpreted as novel food and medical cannabis legislation has now been adopted ...

CBD classed as pharmaceutical product: Taiwan regulatory report

Written by CBD-Intel || 24th January 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Taiwan
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our report looking at the regulations governing CBD in Taiwan, we find that CBD is a classified as a pharmaceutical product and the growing of cannabis plants for any purposes, and the addition of CBD to cosmetic...

Cannabis to be legalised? Mexico regulatory report

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 16th January 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Mexico
North America
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Mexico may well become the third country in the world to fully legalise all cannabis products, including marijuana. In the meantime, CBD and hemp-containing products are allowed as long as they contain less than 1% THC ...

New Zealand regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 14th January 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Australasia
New Zealand
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD-Intel guides you through the small print of CBD regulation in New Zealand, where CBD is classed as medicinal and the only part of the hemp plant that can be used in food is the seeds ...

Hungary regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 4th January 2019 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Hungary
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The regulation of CBD in Hungary is highly indistinct, with little direct legislation and no guidance offered by the authorities. CBD-Intel guides you through the known unknowns and the unknown knowns ...

China regulatory snapshot

Written by Haoqun Wang || 18th December 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
China
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Industrial hemp farming is tolerated by Chinese authorities, but there is a lack of regulatory clarity; there is currently no mandatory national legislation for industrial hemp in China. Regional provinces that have historically been engaged with the hemp...

Manufacture of CBD is permitted: Austria regulatory snapshot

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 4th December 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Austria
Europe
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our latest regulatory snapshot, we look at Austria where in general the extraction and manufacture of CBD is allowed and hemp can be grown as long as the variety is on some of the key approved lists...

A highly restrictive regime: Australia regulatory report

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 29th November 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Australasia
Australia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Australia is a highly restrictive market for CBD, with limits on growing and extraction and an absolute prohibition on CBD in consumer products. This report details what is and what is not allowed ...

CBD under Danish law: Denmark regulatory report

Written by Marija Obradovic || 27th November 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Denmark
EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Cultivation of hemp with less than 0.2% THC content is legal in Denmark. While some aspects of CBD regulation remain unclear, our report guides you through the rules as they are – and how they may be interpreted...

Zero tolerance on THC content: UK regulatory snapshot

Written by ECigIntelligence || 8th November 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
United Kingdom
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our overview of the regulatory landscape in the United Kingdom we find that while the UK is one of Europe’s largest CBD markets, growing and extracting CBD is restricted and there is a zero-tolerance policy for THC...

Restricted but in demand: France regulatory snapshot

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 23rd October 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
France
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Despite being Europe’s biggest hemp grower and reputedly its highest cannabis user, France has one of Europe’s most restrictive regulatory environments for cannabis...

New regulations now in place: Canada regulatory snapshot

Written by CBD-Intel || 17th October 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Canada
North America
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
      Executive summary   Canada is the centre for the world’s largest cannabis companies and has recently implemented a wide-ranging new regulatory environment for all cannabis products. However, the new cannabis legislation treats CBD in exactly...

THC content limited: Spain regulatory snapshot

Written by CBD-Intel || 12th October 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Spain
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our latest look at CBD regulations in Spain, we find hemp growing is allowed under strict control, but CBD may only be extracted from plant fibre and seeds. All CBD finished products must contain less than 0.2%...

US Farm Bill could yet bring big changes and growth to CBD market

Written by CBD-Intel || 8th October 2018 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Language in the Senate version of the 2018 US Farm Bill could lead to sweeping changes in the CBD sector – and significant bipartisan support appears to exist to pass it after the November mid-term elections ...

CBD in Canada: how the new federal law changes the game

Written by CBD-Intel || 30th September 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Canada
North America
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The cannabis plant and some of its by-products, including CBD, will be legal in Canada from 17th October 2018, but their sale, access and possession will come under a new strict regulatory framework ...

Relatively clear rules and guidance: CBD products in Switzerland

Written by CBD-Intel || 1st August 2018 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Switzerland
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD products in Switzerland come under three possible headings: sale with some restrictions; sale requiring authorisation; and sale prohibited. This report considers these three categories, what they apply to, and what they mean ...

CBD vaping in France: making sense of a legal grey area

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 13th June 2018 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
France
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The use of cannabidiol (CBD) in e-liquids is not specifically regulated in France, and in a grey area as no law or competent authority has officially confirmed the legality of its use in an e-cigarette as a consumer...

CBD as an ingredient in e-liquids:
EU regulatory report

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 9th May 2018 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
What laws regulate the use of cannabidiol (CBD) in e-liquids across the European Union – and what regulatory regime is likely to apply in the future? Our report finds the clear lines in a legal grey area ...