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.
California has passed Assembly Bill 45, granting official approval to the sale of hemp-derived CBD products.
Argentina has published a draft regulatory framework for the development of the medical cannabis and industrial hemp industry, according to a report published by El Planteo.
Saudi Arabia’s Food and Drug regulator, SFDA, has drafted a regulation that, if passed into law, would require the majority of imported food products to be halal-certified, according to a report published by Salaam Gateway, quoting Gulf Trade.
The American Herbal Products Association (APHA) has published a Hemp Lexicon in order to standardize the terminology used in the cultivation, processing, manufacturing and labelling of hemp and products derived from hemp in the U.S.