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The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) is a membership organisation for businesses committed to nurturing a safe, legal and flourishing commercial cannabis extract market in the UK and Europe.

Our vision is to create an innovative and ethical sector with the highest standards of product quality, consumer satisfaction and regulatory compliance. All our members sign up to our quality charter.

We deliver vital stewardship for this emerging sector through constructive engagement with key stakeholders and thought leaders. To find out what we’ve achieved see our list of milestones.

Our team of scientific, regulatory and industry leaders provide expert support and guidance to our members.

ACI in the Media

[Food Manufacturer] CBD regulatory group opens EU office

Food Manufacturer reports on the opening of our Brussels office to allow us to continue working with partners on the continent to provide bespoke regulatory and compliance services, such as assisting with novel food applications to EFSA and lobbying efforts on behalf of our members within the European institutions.

[New Food Magazine] Everything you needed to know about CBD

Following an engaging discussion between three CBD experts brought to you by New Food, they revisit the trio as they answer some of the unanswered questions posed during the session. Featuring Chris Stubbs of GenCanna, Nathan Wogman of Taylor Mammon and ACI’s Shomi Malik.

[BBC Morning Live] CBD segment

BBC ran a 6 minute look at the UK CBD market. It features ACI’s Dr Parveen Bhatarah.

It is available on iPlayer and can been seen from 7 mins 17 seconds.

[Hemp Today] How to Enter UK’s €800 million CBD Market

The UK has the world’s most developed regulatory framework for legal cannabinoids. With a 2021 market estimated to be worth £690 million (€800M) it is the second largest in the world after the US. In this free white paper you’ll learn the requirements to enter this lucrative market.