Regulatory reports

Regulatory report: licensed cultivation is legal in Colombia

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 26th March 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Colombia
South America
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Cultivation of cannabis and manufacture of cannabis-derived products is permitted in Colombia under licence. The law distinguishes between non-psychoactive and psychoactive cannabis, as outlined in this full regulatory report ...

Regulatory report: hemp cultivation prohibited in Malaysia

Written by Marija Obradovic || 3rd March 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Malaysia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Malaysia has a tough regime on hemp products. Cultivation is prohibited because hemp falls into the cannabis legal framework. The previous government had started to look into the possibility of legalising hemp cultivation and processing ...

Regulatory report: Texas snapshot, February 2020

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 25th February 2020 || Regulatory reports |

North America
Texas
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The regulatory snapshot gives a comprehensive overview of the current regulatory landscape in Texas, detailing import and export laws, rules around vaping, cosmetic and pet food products as well as foodstuffs ...

Florida regulatory snapshot, January 2020 (update)

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 11th February 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Florida
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report on Florida provides updated information on our last report from the end of year, specifying updates to regulation relating to seeds, foodstuffs and pet food ...

CBD and food products in the US: FAQs

Written by CBD-Intel || 29th January 2020 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report identifies and answers some of the most important questions surrounding the legality and regulation of CBD and food in the US ...

New York State regulatory snapshot, January 2020 – update

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 1st January 2020 || Regulatory reports |

New York
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The approval of Senate Bill 6184, which will be effective on 8th March 2020, introduces a new licensing regime to New York State, changes the definition of industrial hemp, and provides other amendments to regulation ...

Florida regulatory snapshot, December 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 30th December 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Florida
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
While the bill legalising planting and growing in hemp has been enacted in Florida, planting hemp is not yet allowed. This report outlines current regulations, focusing on processing, import/export and permits, as well as extracts and finished products...

Pure CBD not a scheduled substance: Spain regulatory report

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 30th December 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Spain
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Hemp cultivation for industrial purposes in Spain is allowed, provided that the plant contains less than 0.2% THC. This report provides in-depth coverage of the regulations and restrictions of CBD in Spain ...

USDA publishes interim rule with tentative hemp regulation

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 11th December 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The US Department of Agriculture hemp rules have been published, developing the 2018 federal Farm Bill in time to offer guidance to farmers for the 2020 hemp growing season. This report provides in-depth information ...

CBD and sports: an essential guide

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 10th December 2019 || Regulatory reports |

EU
Europe
North America
United States
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report examines the legal scope of the use of CBD in sport within the principal sport organisations based in North America and Europe. More specifically, it looks at the position and policies of major leagues and sports...

CBD considered a medicine: Finland regulatory report

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 9th December 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Finland
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD is considered a medicine in Finland and any CBD-infused product, whether for human or animal use, would be classified as a medicinal product. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory landscape of CBD in Finland...

Regulation of CBD in edibles: an international overview

Written by CBD-Intel || 25th November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Latvia
Lithuania
Malta
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
North America
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Russia
Serbia
Slovakia
South Africa
South America
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Turkey
United Kingdom
World
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The CBD industry navigates a complex and changing regulatory landscape across the world, with parts of the industry operating in a grey area. This is particularly the case for one of the most popular product categories on the...

International regulation of CBD in cosmetics: a global overview

Written by CBD-Intel || 21st November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Europe
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
North America
Norway
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Russia
Serbia
Slovakia
South Africa
South America
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Turkey
United Kingdom
World
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The regulatory landscape for CBD products varies across the world and constantly changing, making compliance a potential minefield. This report provides an overview of the current legal status of CBD cosmetics in key markets around the world ...

Zero THC and no flower in end products: France regulatory report

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 20th November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
France
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Cannabis regulation in France is considered to be among the most stringent in Europe and violations of law are punished with severe penalties. This report provides regulatory information on aspects from import and export to finished products and...

Arizona regulatory snapshot, November 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 14th November 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Arizona
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Hemp is only allowed to be grown in Arizona for commercial or research purposes. This snapshot provides an overview of restrictions relating to import and export, processing, licences, extracts and finished products ...

Hawaii regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 31st October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Hawaii
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Hawaii has not yet implemented the 2018 US federal Farm Bill and is operating under the 2014 Farm Bill. This report outlines current regulations, focusing on processing, import/export and permits, as well as extracts and finished products ...

Latvia regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 21st October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Latvia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our latest look at the regulatory landscape in Latvia, we can see the different areas into which CBD falls and the changes to the law that look set to come into effect in 2020 ...

Strict restrictions remain for now: Norway regulatory report

Written by Marija Obradovic || 16th October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Norway
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Authorities in Norway have a very strict interpretation of CBD, and most products are illegal; however, authorities are examining possible relaxation of the regulatory restrictions, which might make some CBD products permissible ...

Utah regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 11th October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
Utah
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In Utah, different permits are required for the purpose of growing, cultivating, processing, or marketing industrial hemp or an industrial hemp product. This snapshot provides regulatory information around a number of aspects regarding CBD ...

Colorado regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 7th October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Colorado
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Hemp may be legally grown, processed, possessed, transferred, sold, and traded in Colorado. This report provides further details of the regulations ...

Nevada regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 7th October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Colorado
Nevada
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Hemp may be legally grown, processed, possessed, transferred, sold, and traded in Nevada. This report provides further details of the regulations ...

Massachusetts regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 2nd October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Massachusetts
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
State regulations governing the growing, processing, import, export and sale of CBD products in Massachusetts are outlined here ...

Michigan regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 2nd October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Michigan
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Import and export of hemp and processed hemp within the legal requirements set by the state of Michigan are generally legal, as long as both the grower and the processor comply with current law ...

Ohio regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 2nd October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
Ohio
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This snapshot outlines the regulations around hemp products in the US state of Ohio, as well as laws relating to permits, processing, import and export ...

Washington State regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 1st October 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
Washington
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Hemp may be legally grown, processed, possessed, transferred, sold, and traded in Washington State. This report provides further details of the regulations ...

CBD in e-liquids: a guide for the EU

Written by CBD-Intel || 20th September 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
EU
Europe
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD for vaping is not as cut-and-dried as you might hope, despite vaping products having a clear regulatory regime in Europe. CBD-Intel looks at the different rules for CBD and vaping across the...

Hemp banned but enforcement mild: India regulatory report

Written by Marija Obradovic || 11th September 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
India
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our look at the regulatory picture in India we find that while CBD is regulated at a federal level, states also have their own rules and regulations with some more lenient than others ...

Tennessee regulatory snapshot, September 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 4th September 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
Tennessee
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
A hemp licence is required to possess or grow “rooted hemp” in the US state of Tennessee, and import and export is generally allowed subject to meeting requirements ...

Virginia regulatory snapshot, September 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 3rd September 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
United States
Virginia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Virginian law differentiates between dealer, grower, processor, and a person who buys industrial hemp for personal use or retail sale in the state – all of which is legal in Virginia ...

South Carolina regulatory snapshot, August 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 30th August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
South Carolina
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Our latest updates on the regulations regarding South Carolina's laws around growing, processing and import and export of CBD products can be found here ...

Georgia regulatory snapshot, August 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 30th August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Georgia
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD end-products with no more than 0.3% THC are within the regulations of the law in Georgia, providing they are not added to foodstuff. This report provides details ...

Connecticut regulatory snapshot, August 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 29th August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Connecticut
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
State regulations for Connecticut relating to permits, processing, import and export of CBD products are outlined here ...

New Jersey regulatory snapshot, August 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 28th August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

New Jersey
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Hemp products not exceeding the federal limit of 0.3% THC content are explicitly legal in New Jersey. This report provides details ...