Albania is poised to legalise cannabis for medical and industrial use, according to a report published by Balkan Insight.
France is attempting to ban the use of CBD in cosmetic products across the European Union, according to a report published by Business of Cannabis.
The Czech equivalent of the FDA is proposing a ban on CBD-based products and other hemp-derived cannabinoids, according to a report published by Hemp Today.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking new powers from Congress to regulate the CBD industry, according to a report published by The Wall Street Journal.
Hong Kong has announced a proposed ban on products containing CBD, putting several brands and businesses at risk, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
Hong Kong’s Security Bureau is considering adding CBD to its Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, according to a report published by the South China Morning Post.
The UK Food Standards Authority (FSA) has given businesses until May 26, 2022 to submit evidence that their products are linked to a credible application and were on the market before February, 2020.
Spanish police have razed some 415,000 hemp plants, valued at €100 million, according to a report published by Reuters.
The Food Standards Authority for England and Wales has released a list of CBD food products which have a credible application for authorisation with the FSA. Any products not on the list should be removed from sale.
Malta has become the first EU nation to legalize the cultivation and personal use of cannabis.