Regulatory reports

Slovakia regulatory snapshot, August 2019

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 21st August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Slovakia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Under Slovak law, CBD is classed as a psychotropic substance and as such it cannot be extracted, stored, or used for manufacture of final products without authorisation under the Narcotics Act ...

Japan regulatory snapshot, August 2019

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 5th August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
Japan
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Japanese law is easygoing on some aspects of the CBD market and very strict on others, as a result of the country’s rigorous regulation of cannabis ...

Chile regulatory snapshot, July 2019

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 2nd August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Chile
South America
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
This report examines the somewhat ambiguous legal position of hemp and CBD products in Chile, where there is no clear legislative regime for CBD, and where isolated CBD is not a scheduled substance ...

Italy regulatory snapshot, July 2019

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 29th July 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Italy
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our latest regulatory snapshot, we look at the current situation in Italy — where taxes and rules have been changing regularly over recent times ...

China regulatory snapshot, July 2019

Written by CBD-Intel || 29th July 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Asia
China
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD-Intel's report on the regulatory status of CBD in China provides all you need to know about the present legal status of CBD, plus hemp cultivation and much more ...

Texas regulatory snapshot, July 2019

Written by CBD-Intel || 10th July 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
Texas
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The Texas hemp plan, legalising the cultivation, handling and processing of hemp in the state, became law on 10th June – but would-be manufacturers are still having to wait ...

Illinois regulatory snapshot, June 2019

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 26th June 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Illinois
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In this report we look at the state of Illinois and the new regulations that are set to come in to effect in the near...

South Africa regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 20th June 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
South Africa
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
While cannabis and hemp are controlled substances in South Africa, most finished CBD products are probably legal without a licence – as long as they meet certain conditions ...

Canada regulatory report: major updates

Written by Marija Obradovic || 13th June 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Canada
North America
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
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 ...

Pennsylvania regulatory snapshot

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

North America
Pennsylvania
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Continuing CBD-Intel's ongoing series of concise reports on how CBD is regulated across the US, we consider the state of Pennsylvania ...

Peru regulatory snapshot

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 7th June 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Peru
South America
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our latest regulatory snapshot we look at the new rules that have been introduced in Peru ...

Florida regulatory snapshot

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 4th June 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Florida
North America
United States
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
As part of our ongoing series of concise reports on how CBD is regulated across the US, we look at Florida – where a new law is on the way ...

Russia regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 28th May 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Russia
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD-Intel's report on the regulatory status of CBD in Russia provides all you need to know about the present legal status of CBD, plus hemp cultivation and much...

North Carolina regulatory snapshot

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

North America
North Carolina
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
As part of our ongoing series of concise reports on how CBD is regulated across the United States, we look at North Carolina – where changes could be on the horizon ...

Michigan regulatory snapshot

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 15th May 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Michigan
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
CBD products derived from industrial hemp are legal in the US state of Michigan, subject to certain conditions and regulations, which are explained in this CBD-Intel snapshot ...

Ohio regulatory snapshot

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 14th May 2019 || Regulatory reports |

North America
Ohio
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Hemp is legal only for medical purposes under current Ohio state law, which makes no distinction between hemp and marijuana. But changes may be coming after the Senate passed a regulating bill ...

New York State regulatory snapshot

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 13th May 2019 || Regulatory reports |

New York
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Our first regulatory snapshot on New York State explains the legal status of CBD and CBD products, hemp and hemp extracts, and the rules governing their cultivation, processing, import and export ...

Turkey regulatory snapshot

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 7th May 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Europe
Turkey
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
While the regulations governing CBD are extremely harsh, the Turkish government recently announced the launch of hemp cultivation for industrial use on a large scale ...

California regulatory snapshot

Written by Pablo Cano Trilla || 7th May 2019 || Regulatory reports |

California
North America
United States
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
The sale of CBD, hemp extracts and flowers is legal in California, subject to a minimal regulatory burden, which CBD-Intel explains in detail in our first US state regulatory snapshot ...

CBD in South Africa: regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 2nd May 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Africa
South Africa
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
Cannabis and CBD are controlled substances in South Africa. Our snapshot gives you the details of what may be allowed and what is not ...

Growing cannabis permitted under licence: Colombia regulatory report

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

Colombia
South America
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports
In our latest look at South America, we find that in Colombia importing seeds for growing cannabis, or cannabis by-products, is only permitted under licence. CBD final products are allowed if they are within the legal limits (THC...

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 CBD-Intel || 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...