Category Archives: CBD Legality

Should Hemp Extracts Be Considered Novel Food?

Hemp CBD Extracts Novel Food

Should hemp extracts and CBD Oil derived from hemp be considered novel food? This article is based on the recent presentation given by the EIHA – published with kind permission from Lorenza Romanese (EIHA Managing Director) You can read & download the full presentation here: http://eiha.org/media/2019/03/19-03-12_PAFF_WG_EIHA_Final_small.pdf Defining ‘novel food’ The EU defines novel food as […]

Cosmetic products and cannabis under the EC Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009

Cannabis Cosmetics Regulations

Cosmetic products and cannabis under the EC Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 What is a “cosmetic product” A cosmetic product is any substance or preparation intended to be placed in contact with the various external parts of the human body or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity, with a view exclusively or mainly to […]

Cannabidiol and the EU novel food guidelines

Novel-Food Guidelines Cannabidiol

Update: January 2019 The listing for Cannabis Sativa L. and cannabinoids have been updated and now read as follows: Cannabis sativa L. Common Names Kaņepe (sējas) (LV), Hampa (SE), Hemp (EN), hamp (DK), Hanf (DE), hennep (NL), chanvre (FR), cânhamo (PT), konopie siewne (PL), harilik kanep (ET), konopí seté (CZ), Cáñamo (ES), indiai kender (HU), ινδική […]

Food Supplement Guidelines for CBD Products

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Food Supplement Guidelines for CBD Products If you are selling CBD products as food supplements you are subject to the guidelines set out by the EFSA (European Food Safety Authority). Avoid Medical Claims You must avoid Medical Claims (unless you product specifically allows this – read more about our CBD product range that can include […]

CBD Legality in Europe – what are the rules for Businesses?

CBD Legality in Europe

CBD legality in Europe In this article we’d like to say a few things about CBD Legality in Europe, especially for businesses. We will explain the legal definition of hemp, the European regulations, what strains are classified as hemp, what is illegal cannabis. Regulations relating to food production, pharmaceutical products, organic farming and laboratory testing. […]

Reasonable regulation of cannabidiol (CBD) in food, cosmetics, as herbal natural medicine and as medicinal product

EIHA

The European Industrial Hemp Association Reasonable regulation of cannabidiol (CBD) in food, cosmetics, as herbal natural medicine and as medicinal product Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the non-psychotropic cannabinoids in industrial hemp. The last couple of years have seen growing interest in CBD. Cannabidiol not only has a plethora of beneficial health effects, but it […]

Is CBD Legal in Austria – Updated August 2018

Is CBD Legal In Austria?

Is CBD Legal in Austria? Ist CBD Legal in Österreich? Is CBD Legal in Austria? To answer this question it depends on the amount and type of cannabinoids it contains and the type of plant it originated from. Cannabis and Hemp are regulated under the Austrian Narcotic Substances Act Industrial hemp must not contain more than […]

Is CBD legal in Belgium? – Updated August 2018

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Is CBD legal in Belgium? Is CBD (cannabidiol) legaal in België? There is much confusion about the legality of CBD in Belgium. Many online sellers will say it’s perfectly legal and that CBD oil and other CBD products are legal in Belgium and you can order them online. It’s actually not so simple. Products that […]

Is CBD Legal in Czech Republic – updated August 2018

Is CBD Legal In Czech Republic

Is CBD Legal in Czech Republic Je cbd olej legální v české republice? (kanabidiol) Is CBD legal in Czech Republic? According to the 2015 declaration regarding medicinal products containing cannabis the Czech Republic law, states that THC in cannabis has a legal limit of 0.3%. This means that CBD is legal in the Czech republic as long […]