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New requirements to control the use of cannabis in food

Thailand

Oct 21, 2022

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has issued three edicts concerning the use of cannabis and hemp, includingcannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), in food and seasonings.

In seasonings, the amount of THC must not exceed 0.0032%weight and the amount of CBD must not exceed 0.0028% by weight. For other food products, the amount of THC and CBD must not exceed 1.6 milligrams and 1.41mg per unit of the content. The amount of the compounds must be clearly stated on the product label.

The second edict concerns cannabis seeds. The control on the amount of CBD in cannabis seeds used as food, in cannabis oil and cannabis protein is lifted, but control on the amount of THC remains in effect.

The third edict specifies that CBD, which is mixed with other substances which are not harmful to health, can be used as an ingredient in food products.

 

 

For further information (in Thai), click on the Link

Check the full text of the documents (in English), click on the  Link

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