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March 19, 2018

Unregistered / Non-prescribed CBD Oil now illegal – Possible Legal Challenge Ahead

The TNHA is exploring legally challenging the recent scheduling of cannabidiol (CBD) as a prescription-only drug. Despite a growing body of incontrovertible evidence supporting the extremely low risk profile of non-psychoactive cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD oil, the expert scheduling committee of the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) have arbitrarily declared all CBD-containing products as schedule 4 and schedule 7 drugs respectively. This was done in terms of section 22A(2) of the Medicines... Read More