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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

[Analytical Cannabis] The UK’s Food Standards Agency Updates its CBD Novel Foods Criteria

Last February, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) announced that all CBD businesses operating in England and Wales must have a novel foods application “validated” by March 31, 2021, or risk having their CBD oils, drinks, and treats “taken off the shelves.” Now, with just over two weeks left until the deadline, the FSA has clarified that all applications just have to be “submitted” by March 31, 2021.