CBD is classed in New Zealand as a medical substance, available only on a doctor’s prescription.
The only part of the hemp plant that can be used in food is the seeds.
Hemp seeds used in food cannot have more than 75 mg/kg (0.0075%) of CBD.
Cosmetics and e-cigarettes must be CBD-free.
Industrial hemp with less than 0.35%-0.5% THC can be cultivated with a licence.
There may be a referendum on recreational cannabis use within the next two years.
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