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.

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
US federal regulation
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 ...