UK hemp and CBD industry hits back at regulatory proposals to lower THC limit

UK hemp value chain stakeholders are speaking out against new regulatory proposals from the Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI), which include a 0.03 percent tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) limit in products. This THC limit to import flowers and leaves would be incredibly restrictive to a domestic industry worth up to £300 million (US$415.3 million) in the UK, note the hemp industry representatives. “We cannot support a number of the recommendations laid out by the ACI and CMC in their new report Health Guidance Levels for THC in CBD products: Safety Assessment & Regulatory Recommendations,” members of the hemp consortium jointly detail.

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