Retailers stocking any products containing cannabis extract cannabidiol (CBD) face the prospect of having them taken off the shelves within a year if they don’t gain regulatory approval.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said that all CBD products need to be registered by March 2021 or they will be banned, according to the BBC.
While sales of CBD products skyrocketed in the past year, not a single one of the many oils, snacks and drinks have been formerly approved by the FSA, which has prompted health concerns.
The regulatory body has issued new advice on CBD use, saying it should not be used by people also taking other medications.
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