UK Government Narcotics Advisors Recommend 0.05mg THC Limit For CBD Products
An advisory body to the UK government recommends a single-dose limit of 50 micrograms tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) for cannabidiol food products sold in the country. An analysis by Canna Consultants suggests this might translate in practice to today's widely assumed, although technically false, 0.2mg per retail unit limit.
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