Still confused on the Rules about cannabis oil in the UK?
Announced earlier this year by Home Secretary Sajid Javid that specialist doctors in the UK will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products. Which only just in October became legal.
Cannabis is currently a controlled drug as classified by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 to the ‘High’ effect it has on users.
Following this law, the Misuse of Drugs Regulations Act 2001, placed it under Schedule 1, which is the category for substances with no medicinal value. And this is the schedule being considered by the review.
The amount of research into Cannabinoids has tripled and showed various Health Benefits along with helping sufferers with Parkinson’s and Epilepsy.
Cannabis sativa plants are made up of more than 100 different cannabinoids, all having different impacts on the body, CBD oils are concentrated to different extents in certain parts of the plant.
THC is the psychoactive cannabinoid which is still illegal in the UK – the one that recreational users use to get “high”. CBD does not have this effect, there is little or no trace of THC in our Oils.
In the UK almost all cannabinoids are controlled substances under the Misuse of Drugs Act, However CBD or cannabidiol is not.
Industrial hemp may be grown under licence in the UK for the use of Hemp Milk, Hemp Seeds which have a health benefits.
The Sativa ‘cannabis plant’ contains little or no THC, but does contain CBD.