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UK: The list of novel food applications validated by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has been updated to include several CBD products by two
Brazil: The National Public Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) has authorised the importation, distribution and sale of three new cannabis-based products: cannabidiol Belcher
Washington State: House Bill 2122 has been introduced. The bill would comprehensively regulate intoxicating cannabinoid products by defining and categorising “artificial cannabinoids” and “synthetically
Fiji: The island nation of Fiji is undertaking the first steps toward establishing hemp regulations, media reports. Officials have reportedly been in communication with
South Dakota: House Bill (HB) 1292 was passed by the House and now heads to the Senate. The bill would prohibit the sale or
Oregon: Senate Bill (SB) 1564 was passed by the Senate and now heads to the House. The bill would allow counties to declare a
Michigan: Two bills that would permit hemp-derived cannabinoids as ingredients in food and dietary supplements were passed by the House and now head to
US federal: The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its National Hemp Report, which includes results from the Hemp Acreage and Production Survey conducted in
Ukraine: The Ministry of Health has published a bill, “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Concerning the Regulation of the
Slovakia: The amendment to the Criminal Code – which seeks, among other things, to reduce penalties for recreational cannabis use – was
Germany: The federal government answered several questions from a small inquiry made by the opposition CDU/CSU parliamentary group about hemp cultivation. It said
Virginia: House Bill 897, which would have further regulated edible hemp products and capped the total amount of THC that edible hemp products
Michigan: The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency held a public hearing on proposed rules that would allow for the conversion of hemp extracts into cannabis
Ukraine: Health minister Viktor Liashko has said the ministry will submit a bill to legalise medical cannabis to parliament soon, media reports.
Italy: The Constitutional Court rejected a referendum on decriminalising the cultivation and possession of recreational cannabis for personal use.
17th February 2022 - Europe |
EU: An upcoming rule change could allow for the marketing and use of hemp seed varieties that would exceed the legal THC threshold, according
Virginia: Senate Bill 391 has been passed by the Senate and now heads to the House. The bill would allow medical cannabis dispensaries to
16th February 2022 - United States |
US federal: The US Senate has confirmed Robert Califf to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by a narrow 50-46
Portugal: The National Authority for Medicines and Health Products (Infarmed) has issued a circular stressing that the use of the cannabis plant for any
Germany: The Higher Administrative Court of Lower Saxony is now examining the marketability of hemp flower as a herbal smoking product and hemp
16th February 2022 - Europe |
South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa said during his State of the Nation Address at the opening of Parliament that the government would review the policy
Ohio: Senate president Matt Huffman has said he will not bring a citizen-initiated bill to legalise recreational cannabis to the Senate floor, local press
New Mexico: Senate Bill 100 has been passed by the Senate and now moves to the House. It would increase the number of mature
Portugal: The non-profit organisation Cannacasa has asked the Council of Ministers to suspend Ordinance 14/2022, published in January, which established new rules for the
Canada – Ontario: The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has issued a new guidance on inducements for cannabis retailers and producers. Among other rules,
Germany: Federal drug commissioner Burkhard Blienert has emphasised, in an interview about the coalition agreement to legalise recreational cannabis, the need for licensed shops to have highly
Argentina: The Supreme Court has set dates of 27th and 28th April for a public hearing on the constitutionality of the requirement to join a
Chile: A citizens’ initiative seeking to introduce a right to self-cultivation and consumption of cannabis for medicinal and recreational purposes, which gathered more than 44,000