HAVE CANNABIS PRODUCTS REACHED THEIR SHELF LIFE?

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Novel food regulation in Scotland is covered by Food Standards Scotland. [3]https://cot.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/tox2019-32.pdf. Industry will now be forced to supply information through novel food applications to reassure the regulator that its CBD products are safe. Following our previous article on this topic and the recently heightened profile of cannabis food products in the UK, we take a look at the current and expected future regulation of such products, including recent regulatory developments. Recommended intake levels The FSA has also advised that those who are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication should not to consume CBD products. The FSA has now given the CBD industry a deadline of 31 March 2021 to submit valid novel food authorisation applications.

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Following our previous article on this topic and the recently heightened profile of cannabis food products in the UK, we take a look at the current and expected future regulation of such products, including recent regulatory developments.

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