The legal CBD Report

The CBD Expert Opinion explains the European and German legal framework for all common CBD products. The general marketability of hemp-containing products, the Novel Food Regulation and the distinction between food and medicinal products are explained, as well as the most important labeling regulations of the respective product category. In addition, an overview of current case law is provided and the outlook for the market is analyzed in several places. The report consists of 28 pages (PDF), and will be sent 45 attachments.

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 legal CBD Report

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