Japan regulatory snapshot: when CBD is legal



  • Executive summary
  • Hemp plant and cultivation
  • Import and export requirements
  • Extracts
  • Finished products
  • Relevant law
  • Relevant bodies


Japanese law is easygoing on some aspects of the CBD market and very strict on others, as a result of the country’s rigorous regulation of cannabis. This snapshot will enable you to understand the relevant regulations and restrictions with regard to growing, processing and manufacturing CBD and its products, as well as the legal framework that applies to hemp and medical cannabis.

Publication date: 5th August 2019; Number of pages: 11

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