Germany is the largest CBD market in Europe followed by UK, Austria and Switzerland.
CBD products are legal in Germany but must respect precise THC limits, 0,2 % ( 2023, 0,3 % ) with no medical claims.
European Court of Justice ruled on November 19. 2020
– CBD is not a narcotic as, according to the current state of scientific knowledge, it does not appear to have any psychotropic or harmful effect on human health;
– A Member State cannot prohibit the marketing of CBD lawfully produced in another Member State when the CBD is extracted from the cannabis sativa plant in its entirety and not solely from the fibre and seeds;
You can buy/sell it in drugstores like Rossmann, DM, Müller, Pharmacies, Gym’s, Spa’s, Beauty Shops or online.
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CBD is sold under the following formats:
- CBD oil
- CBD Spray
- CBD nicotine-free E-liquids
- CBD capsules
- CBD crystals
- Edibles / only with Novel Food validation
Brightfield Group predicts that Germany’s CBD market will be the largest market in Europe, with sales of
almost 605 million dollars.
This is an exponential increase from the estimated CBD sales in Germany of about 38 million dollars in 2018.
Arc view Market Research and BDS Analytics estimate that by 2022, cannabis sales in Germany, a country with more than 691,000 legal cannabis users, will reach nearly 1.6 billion dollars.
Germany boasts the largest economy in Europe and is a global leader across multiple industries. It is Europe’s largest potential
market for cannabis.
As a result of environmental awareness, trends led by young consumers, and greater knowledge about wellness, many of today’s consumers are demanding greater transparency in the products they purchase. More consumers want to know where their products come from and what their ingredients are.