China has a long history of growing hemp for fibre and other uses such as in Chinese traditional herbs and in food. However, the legal field is a patchwork of different standards and government documents. Currently, two provinces – Yunnan and Heilongjiang – have developed regulations for hemp and CBD, and Jilin province could be the third to do so. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory regime in China, looking at the general rules as well as the three provinces regulatory regimes.
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