Our legal experts track the evolving regulation around the CBD and cannabis sector on a daily basis. These alerts are then compiled into our Round-up section.
25th March 2022
Japan: The number of cannabis offences has increased, media reports. Last year, 5,482 people were caught possessing cannabis and cannabis-based products, according to police records. The only permitted CBD products are those derived from stalks and seeds, while THC is banned.
14th March 2022
Japan: The Health Ministry has published a ministerial ordinance that prohibits manufacturing, importing, selling, possessing and using hexahydrocannabinol (HHC) and HHC-containing products. It enters into force on 17th March 2022.
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