Regulatory reports

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...

Greece regulatory snapshot, August 2019

Written by Elba Manzanilla Zapata || 26th August 2019 || Regulatory reports |

Our latest look at the regulations governing CBD in Greece details what can be grown, what products are allowed on the market and what further regulations are proposed ...

Slovakia regulatory snapshot, August 2019

Written by Lenka Hajnovicova || 21st August 2019 || 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 ...

Chile regulatory snapshot, July 2019

Written by Elsa Carrasco || 2nd August 2019 || 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 ...

Texas regulatory snapshot, July 2019

Written by CBD-Intel || 10th July 2019 || 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 ...

South Africa regulatory snapshot

Written by Marija Obradovic || 20th June 2019 || 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 ...