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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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