Regulatory reports

Our regulatory reports provide legal and regulatory analysis for different countries and complex areas of the CBD industry. The majority of the reports focus on specific countries, providing a detailed overview of the regulatory landscape along with all current and possible future restrictions, definitions, as well as the relevant laws and governing bodies. In addition, we offer a number of other reports that analyse controversial and obscure areas and provide straightforward explanations along with our interpretation of the law.

Regulatory report: Colombia

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 24th April 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Cultivation of cannabis and manufacture of cannabis-derived products is permitted in Colombia under a licence. This report provides all current regulatory information in place in the country ...

Regulatory report: Mexico

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 23rd April 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Cultivation and processing of hemp is currently not allowed in Mexico, however there have been recent proposals for legalisation. This report provides an overview of the current regulatory landscape, as well as likely future regulation ...

Regulatory report: Croatia

Written by CBD-Intel || 16th April 2020 || Regulatory reports |

Pure CBD is not itself regulated under the Croatian drug regime. This report provides a detailed overview of the current regulatory framework, including finished products, extracts, medical and recreational cannabis ...

Regulatory report: Austria

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 11th February 2020 || Regulatory reports |

This regulatory report looks at the current situation for CBD in Austria, focusing on cultivation, processing, import and export, extracts and finished products ...

New York State regulatory snapshot, January 2020

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

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...

CBD considered a medicine: Finland regulatory report

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 9th December 2019 || 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...

Arizona regulatory snapshot, November 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 14th November 2019 || 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 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 ...

Utah regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 11th October 2019 || 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 ...

Michigan regulatory snapshot, October 2019

Written by Berta Camps Bisbal || 2nd October 2019 || 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 ...

CBD in e-liquids: a guide for the EU

Written by CBD-Intel || 20th September 2019 || 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...