Is CBD Hemp Oil Legal In Europe?

At EU level, the presence of Δ9-THC, its precursors and other cannabinoids in food from hemp and in food from animals fed using hemp-derived feed is being monitored as part of official controls under Commission Recommendation (EU) 2016/2115.

THC is listed as one of these narcotic or psychoactive substances.

Can you buy CBD oil in Europe?

Unlike THC, CBD is legal in Europe (with the exception of Slovakia), and its therapeutic effects have been demonstrated by scientists around the world in recent years. As such, many farmers saw an opportunity to make considerably more money through CBD than by growing hemp only for seeds and fiber.

Countries that have legalized the medical use of cannabis include Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Lithuania, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Norway, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, Switzerland, and Thailand.

Are CBD products legal in Europe 2019? According to European Union (EU) legislation, hemp grown for “fibre” is legal if the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content does not exceed 0.2%. This regulation was made clear and explicit in Council Regulation (EC) No 1672/2000 on July 27, 2000. (Link to regulation update).

Can I take CBD oil to France?

The CBD sold in France is not produced in France; it comes from Switzerland or other countries. Selling CBD, therefore, should be acceptable: it’s not grown in France, it has less than the legal limit of THC.