Cultivation of hemp from the EU Catalogue with less than 0.2% THC content is legal in Hungary.

CBD is not a controlled substance.

There is little legislation and the authorities refuse to provide relevant information.

It appears only hemp seeds and their derivatives (oil, powder) can be used in the production of food supplements.

The authorities appear to regard edibles with above 0.0025% CBD (25 mg/kg or 25 ppm) as novel foods.

Cosmetics with up to 0.001% (10 mg/kg or 10 ppm) THC from hemp seed is allowed.

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Marija Obradovic

Senior legal analyst
Marija is responsible for legal analysis in the UK and the Balkans. Marija is an international regulatory specialist. She has worked in Spain and Serbia on a broad range of national and cross-border policy issues, dispute resolution and rule of law. She holds an LLB law degree from the University of Belgrade and a Master’s in International Security from Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.

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