The CBD Pet Opinion

The opinion first provides an overview of the applicable European and German regulations in feed law and focuses on the marketability of CBD oils (from extraction) for pets. The various legal definitions of feed types are explained, and advice is given on labeling and packaging, as well as on further obligations as a feed business operator. The opinion is sent with 17 pages (PDF) and several appendices.

About the author

Kai has been a business and corporate lawyer in Germany for 17 years gaining wide range of experiences in the process. He is very familiar with the interconnectivity between national and European regulations, especially in regard to consumer protection, product safety and emerging new cannabis products.

He has engaged in advocacy relating to cannabis beginning in early stages of his studies at Philipps University Marburg when the German Supreme Court ruled that small amounts of cannabis should not be criminalized. After medical cannabis was legalized, Kai started a legal blog ( on all the relevant new developments in the emerging cannabis market and became a legal expert especially for CBD products.

The Law firm KFN+

Kai and his Law firm KFN+ consult major CBD and medical cannabis companies and is legal advisor to the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA), which is working on a Novel Food joint application for different CBD products.


The CBD Pet Opinion

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