Is CBD legal in the UK?

In short, yes it is.

CBD that is derived from a hemp strain that is EU approved and perfectly legal in the UK.

At Teacan, we do everything we can to ensure the supply chain for the CBD infused in our tea meets these regulations.

There’s a lot of debate about the legal standing of CBD due to its association with the cannabis plant and in particular, the marijuana strain that contains high levels of THC (the psycho-active element) and illegal in many regions.

It’s important to note that the Cannabis Sativa plant has two strains of significance – hemp, which contains high levels of THC and very low levels of

The EU regulations around licensing and the approval process for food and drink products is under review by the UK and EU FSA (Food Standards Agency). The momentum is towards providing CBD products to continue to be sold whilst this process is ongoing due to the widely known benefits of CBD, which is good news for the future of the industry.

We only believe in the highest quality CBD so we are very confident that our suppliers will meet the criteria with flying colours and once the regulations come into force, this will remove much of the poor quality CBD in the market – so we can’t wait for that to happen!