Bulgaria Makes History By Becoming the First EU Country to Allow Cannabidiol Sales


While cannabis and hemp legalization sweeps across North America, Europe is another continent that’s following suit. Bulgaria just took a brave new step by allowing the open sale of CBD in the European state, writes cbdtesters.co
Recent reports have confirmed that Bulgaria’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, and the Food Safety Agency of Bulgaria just issued certificates permitting the sale of products containing CBD. A Forbes report noted that a company called Kannaway is certified to, “comply fully with relevant requirements of the Law on Foodstuffs of Republic of Bulgaria and of Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of European Parliament and the Council on the hygiene of foodstuffs.”

The move by Bulgaria is a cornerstone moment and has made history. The new “Free Sale Certificate” issued to Kannaway marks the first of its kind for CBD in the EU. The certificate allows what Bulgaria calls ‘novel foods‘ which contain CBD. As Sergiy Kovalenkov, CEO of Hempire explained, “So, you can sell CBD products as ‘novel food,’ as long as you obtain a permit to do so.”

This surrounds the fact that CBD still falls through the cracks in Bulgaria, technically speaking. The CBD products are considered to be food supplements, and that’s the reason they’ve been permitted. At the same time, other CBD products like CBD flowers and regular

Ga naar Bron