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BCL Solicitors LLP
The UK All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Cannabidiol (CBD) Products has published ‘A Plan for a Legal and Regulated UK Hemp and Cannabis Sector'.
IR Global
In a sign that the cannabis industry is attracting investor interest far beyond just alternative lifestyle, health and wellness entrepreneurs, even the UK's Channel 4 broadcasting company...
BCL Solicitors LLP
David Hardstaff and John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP discuss the regulatory landscape in the UK following the EFSA's decision to pause all novel foods evaluations for CBD products.
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.
Worldwide
IR Global
The legislation on cannabis in Brazil is federal, with no differences between states and cities. Therefore, we do not see banking risks as a problem in Brazil – unlike the US, for example.
IR Global
The liberalisation of the cannabis industry and the relaxation of legislation across Europe and North America has resulted in phenomenal growth in cannabis sales.
Appleby
The global cannabis industry has grown rapidly in recent years as a number of jurisdictions have liberalised cannabis regulation and trade in cannabis products.
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