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is cbd oil legal in ireland

CBD – Cannabidiol is the one of the 2 major ingredients found in Cannabis plant (among many, many other beneficial ingredients). It is important to point out that it is not psychoactive and does not cause the so-called ‘high’ therefore safe to use.

Cannabidiol is listed in EU’s Cosmetics Ingredients database and Food Catalogue

All cosmetic products are made of, or with hemp oil from seeds of a hemp plant. This oil is obtained in process of cold stamping of hemp seeds. It is classified as food supplement, not medical product. Our edible products are produced with hemp flour also obtained from hemp seeds.

CBD-based products have been used by patients suffering from a range of conditions including epilepsy, chronic pain, spasticity, insomnia and anxiety.

Finn stresses that he is not saying CBD products on sale here contain THC, only that there is often no testing to show otherwise.

It is not a registered medicine here but it is widely on sale. How is that possible?

CBD does not produce the same psychoactive effects that THC produces, so it does not get users high in the manner associated with the recreational use of cannabis.

Also clear to see is that cannabis-based products are legally being sold in health food and specialised stores more and more across the country.

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However, we know the plans are to change the existing legislation to legalise the sale of products containing less than 0.3% THC.

So in summary, CBD is legal in the EU as long as it comes from hemp plants which are high in CBD and low in THC (less than .3%).

What is novel food?

The Medical Cannabis Access Programme is available to patients with the following medical conditions where the patient has failed to respond to all other treatments:

Nature always triumphs.

CBD is generally well tolerated with a good safety profile