FSA Releases New Regulations for Cannabis Based Businesses in the UK

FSA Releases New Regulations for Cannabis Based Businesses in the UK

All businesses will have to take down food products containing CBD, or cannabidiol, off the shelves from March 31, 2021, if they have not submitted their applications for the EU approval to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) till then.  Local enforcement officials will be responsible to enforce the new legislation on CBD infused food products, as the sales volume for such products has risen Swifty since coming into the market.  Until March 31, 2021, they have been told that companies should be able to sell their existing CBD products provided they are safe for consumption and labeled correctly. Till now, no CBD products in the UK market have completed the novel foods authorization process, but some businesses have started it.  The FSA only started regulating the CBD market last January. The agency said that it has been pushed to impose the deadline as producers of CBD products have been slow to submit products for approval. Emily Miles, chief executive of the FSA, said that CBD products are widely available in the high street, however, they are not properly authorized. The CBD industry must provide more information about the contents and the safety of the products to the regulator before March 31, 2021, or else, they will have to take down their products from the market.  Miles further added they are recommending an upper limit of 70mg a day for everyone, except for breastfeeding and pregnant women, taking the product. The FSA’s actions are a pragmatic step to ensure public health…

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