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VIDEO: Robert Jappie talking on stage at The Hemp and CBD Expo

Posted: March 20, 2019

Here Robert Jappie talks to the crowd about Cannabis Law and regulation in the UK.


Leading London Law Firm Mackrell Turner Garrett Instructed by Trade association to launch legal action against EU Novel Food Regulations on behalf of UK’s booming CBD industry

Posted: March 8, 2019

London law firm Mackrell Turner Garrett, together with a leading food and trading standards barrister, has been instructed by the Cannabis Trades Association UK (CTA) to challenge a controversial change to the classification of food products containing Cannabidiol (also known as CBD) recently introduced by European regulators. Robert Jappie, Head of Cannabis Law at Mackrell…
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Mackrell Turner Garrett drives Cannabis Law offering with new website launch

Posted: February 15, 2019

The Cannabis Law department at Mackrell Turner Garrett declared itself open for business in 2019 and its new website is another step in its commitment to supporting the UK’s legal CBD & cannabis industry. The decision to open the department was as a result of a number of factors. The concept began at the AGM…
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Cannabis Update – European Food Safety Authority classifies cannabinoid products as novel

Posted: January 24, 2019

The European Food Safety Authority has changed the status of cannabinoid products (including extracts) and classified them as ‘novel’ under the EU Novel Foods Regulation (REGULATION (EU) 2015/2283). This has the potential to render all CBD products across Europe as unlawful. We have already seen local councils in the UK taking direct action against businesses…
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Limited access to care: Restrictions in the prescription and supply of Cannabis derived medicines in the UK

Posted: January 21, 2019

Patients across the UK with a range of conditions were excited last November to hear that the Government had legalised the use of medicinal cannabis for a limited range of conditions. Driven by a public outcry in light of the stories of Billy Caldwell and Alfie Dingley, who were denied potentially lifesaving treatment for their…
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Welcome to the new Mackrell Turner Garrett Cannabis Law website!

Posted: January 9, 2019

Our Cannabis Law department is open for business and this new website is another step in our commitment to supporting the UK legal CBD & cannabis industry. The decision to open the department was as a result of a number of factors. The concept began at the Mackrell International AGM conference when a topic on…
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The prescription of medical cannabis in the UK is a ‘big step forward’ for the cannabis industry, says London based International law firm – Mackrell Turner Garrett

Posted: November 1, 2018

One of the UK’s leading law firms in the fast-growing legal cannabis market, Mackrell Turner Garrett, has said that the availability of medical cannabis under prescription could from today be the start of a boom for the industry. The London-based firm, which is working with a number of companies that produce cannabis-derived products legally, believes…
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Members of the fast-growing Cannabis Trades Association UK gain the support of international law firm Mackrell Turner Garrett

Posted: October 3, 2018

The UK’s fast emerging cannabis-derived medicine market has found a new adviser in London based International law firm, Mackrell Turner Garrett, as it becomes one of the first law firms to join the pioneering Cannabis Trades Association UK (CTA UK). Made up of some 400 certified members and 1,500 registered sellers, CTA UK was formed…
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