ECJ ruling provides guidelines on the status of CBD in cosmetic products

Legal certainty for producers and retailers of cosmetic products containing CBD: on 19 November 2020, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rejected the European Commission's preliminary view that CBD is a narcotic in its ruling (ECJ on C-663/18 BS and CA). The ruling therefore allows CBD products to be placed on the EU market on a safe legal basis.

CBD extracts are widely used in the field of skin care and decorative cosmetics, for example in bath additives, creams or lipsticks.

What does the ECJ ruling mean for producers and retailers of cosmetics containing CBD?

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