Legal Status of Cannabis & CBD in the US & Europe

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CBD & Cannabis Legal Status, US States Part 1

States such as Alaska, California, Colorado, and Illinois have legalized the use of CBD, medical marijuana and recreational marijuana. The state of Idaho has not legalized the use of medical marijuana, recreational marijuana and CBD. The requested information has been presented in the attached spreadsheet.

Findings

  • Some of the states which have legalized medical marijuana are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, and Illinois.
  • States such as Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, and Illinois have legalized the use of CBD. The state of Idaho has not legalized CBD.
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CBD & Cannabis Legal Status, US States Part 2

States such as Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada have legalized the use of CBD, medical marijuana and recreational marijuana. The state of Nebraska has not legalized the use of medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, and CBD. The requested information has been entered in the spreadsheet.

Findings

  • Some of the states which have legalized medical marijuana are Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, and North Hampshire.
  • States such as Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, and New York has legalized the use of CBD. The state of Nebraska has not legalized CBD.


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CBD & Cannabis Legal Status, US States Part 3

States such as Oregon, Vermont, and Washington have legalized the use of CBD, medical marijuana and recreational marijuana. The state of South Dakota has not legalized the use of medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, and CBD. The requested information has been entered in the spreadsheet.

Findings

Research Strategy

Based on the request we first looked into sources that shows the legalization of marijuana in the US by states. Through the search, we were able to find all the information requested.
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CBD & Cannabis Legal Status, Europe Part 1

CBD is legal in Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Netherlands, Greece, Portugal, Czech Republic, and Hungary and is illegal in Russia and Belgium. Medical marijuana is legal in France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Poland, Netherlands, Greece and Portugal and is illegal in Russia, Ukraine, Romania, and Hungary. Recreational marijuana is legal in Ukraine, Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, and the Czech Republic and is illegal in Russia, Germany, France, Romania, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Poland, Hungary, and Greece.

LEGAL STATUS OF CBD AND CANNABIS IN EUROPE

CBD

  • CBD is legal in Germany, France, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Poland, Romania, Netherlands, Greece, Portugal, Czech Republic, and Hungary.
  • It is illegal in Russia and Belgium.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA

Recreational marijuana is legal in the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, and the Czech Republic. It is legal in Ukraine, but only if one possesses no more than 5 grams or ten plants.
Recreational marijuana is illegal in Russia, Germany, France, Romania, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Poland, Hungary, and Greece.
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CBD & Cannabis Legal Status, Europe Part 2


The legal status for CBD in Sweden, Belarus, Austria, Switzerland, and Bulgaria (other countries in the attached spreadsheet) is mostly legal some countries have legalized the use of medical marijuana, but the use of recreational marijuana use is still dominantly illegal in most European countries. All over the world there is a growing debate concerning the legal status of CBD, medical marijuana and recreational marijuana use in different countries. Some European countries have started to embrace this, and make changes to their legal policies while not all of them are 'for' the idea of legalization of marijuana products whether for personal, medical or recreational uses. We have summarized the data in the attached spreadsheet.
Countries such as;
  • Sweden
  • Belarus
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Bulgaria
  • Serbia
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Slovakia
  • Norway
  • Ireland
  • Croatia
  • Bosnia
  • Moldova
  • Lithuania
are examples of the different government approaches of policy towards CBD, Medical marijuana and Receational Marijuana use.

Status Of CBD in Some Countries

  • Sweden — legal
  • Belarus — illegal
  • Austria — legal
  • Switzerland — legal
  • Bulgaria — legal
  • Serbia — illegal
  • Denmark — legal
  • Finland — legal
(Other country status' can be found in the attached spreadsheet)

Status Of Medical Marijuana in Some Countries


  • Bulgaria — limited (regulated by the Government)
  • Serbia — illegal
  • Denmark — legal
  • Finland — legal
  • Slovakia — illegal
  • Norway — legal
(Other country status' can be found in the attached spreadsheet)

Status Of Recreational Marijuana in Some Countries

  • Ireland — illegal
  • Croatia -illegal
  • Bosnia — illegal
  • Moldova — legal
  • Lithuania — illegal
(Other country status' can be found in the attached spreadsheet)
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CBD & Cannabis Legal Status, Europe Part 3

The following information about CBD & Cannabis Legal Status in Europe can also be found in the attached spreadsheet.

  • Recreational marijuana is not legal in any of the assigned European countries.
  • Instead, Medical marijuana have become legal in the following countries; Macedonia, Slovenia, Estonia, Luxembourg, Malta and San Marino.
  • CBD is legal in all the following countries.

ALBANIA

MACEDONIA

SLOVENIA

LATVIA

KOSOVO

ESTONIA

MONTENEGRO

LUXEMBOURG

MALTA

ICELAND

ANDORRA

LIECHTENSTEIN

MONACO

SAN MARINO

Sources
Sources

From Part 05