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NSW Distribution of CBD Oil - Legal in Australia?

Discussion in 'Criminal Law Forum' started by quillian, 21 March 2016.

  1. quillian

    quillian Member

    21 March 2016
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    I am considering acting as a distributor for CBD Oil from hemp plants.

    I have Parkinsons Disease and there is much evidence this product is beneficial for fellow sufferers and for other ailments.

    Is it legal in Australia - all states - and would it require testing, etc.?
  2. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

    16 April 2014
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    It would appear so.

    There may just be limitations on what you can claim that it does. The relevant law and body controlling its distribution in Australia would be the Therapeutic Goods Administration. It appears as though there is some movement toward creating a new Schedule 4 entry for cannabidiol for therapeutic use by the TGA. Reasons for scheduling delegate's interim decision and invitation for further comment for the ACMS, February 2015: Interim decisions on matters referred to an expert advisory committee: ACMS out-of-session November 2014 | Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
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  3. Tim W

    Tim W Lawyer

    28 April 2014
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    No, there isn't.
    There are lots of claims, and a fair few anecdotes.
    But there's nothing remotely resembling scientifically sound testing or empirical evidence.
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