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Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On November 19, 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union determined cannabidiol (CBD) derived from the entire cannabis plant is a lawful product, greatly expanding opportunities for CBD...
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BCL Solicitors LLP
UK-based CBD companies may feel they have had a rough ride recently as the FSA introduces the new novel food application process, which requires non-medicinal CBD products...
BCL Solicitors LLP
Public attitudes toward cannabis have changed in recent years, however the UK law, has lagged, which paired with the requirements imposed by the UK's money laundering laws on the regulated sector...
BCL Solicitors LLP
Lawful cannabis businesses are active in several jurisdictions outside the UK like Canada and various states of the USA, however it is still heavily restricted in the UK and this has caused private investors...
Arnold & Porter
On 31 March 2022, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) published the list of cannabinoid (CBD) containing food products that have a credible application for novel food authorisation pending with the FSA.
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL Senior Associate, David Hardstaff and Partner, John Binns write for Open Access Government exploring the UK's doomed Medical Cannabis Bill.
IR Global
While the world has been dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic during the past 18 months, one business sector that has quietly come of age during that time is the cannabis industry.
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner John Binns and associate David Hardstaff ask if a new report should put a spring in the step of UK businesses with an interest in medicinal cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD)...
J A Kemp LLP
"Medicinal cannabis" is often used as a broad catch-all term used for any kind of cannabis-based medicine used to provide a therapeutic effect, rather than for purely recreational use.
BCL Solicitors LLP
Businesses that work in the cannabis industry are accustomed to regulatory issues, but the UK's rules are both stricter than those of other jurisdictions, and more complicated than they need to be.
BCL Solicitors LLP
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on a Technical Note about listings of cannabis-related businesses. This is the response of BCL Solicitors LLP, a cannabis-regulatory firm...
Hill Dickinson
A UK government taskforce has called for reform to UK medical cannabis regulations, which could significantly boost the UK's medical cannabis industry.
BCL Solicitors LLP
The manufacture, marketing and supply of medicinal cannabis products raise complex regulatory issues in the jurisdiction where those activities take place.
BCL Solicitors LLP
The results are in – The UK's Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) published its assessment on the impact of the rescheduling of cannabis-based products...
BCL Solicitors LLP
BCL partner John Binns and associate David Hardstaff's article ‘Medical cannabis law has been left in a haze' has been published by The Times.
BCL Solicitors LLP
Near the end of a cold, grim January in the UK, the Minister of State for Crime and Policing, Kit Malthouse MP, wrote to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.
Hill Dickinson
While doctors are now allowed to prescribe medicinal cannabis in certain circumstances, many patients, particularly those who seek prescriptions through the NHS
Hill Dickinson
On 18 September 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published an important statement setting out its new approach to the listing of domestic and overseas medicinal cannabis companies on the Official List.
Hill Dickinson
This article was written for Medical Cannabis Network Quarterly (issue 4) and also appears on the website of Medical Cannabis Network, September 2020.
BCL Solicitors LLP
How does the UK's legal and financial establishment feel about the cannabis industry? The answer to that has changed significantly over the last few years, to the point that the FCA now contemplates their listing on the LSE.
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