Following another pivotal day for the industry, the ACI held a briefing webinar for our members on Friday 4 Dec 2020.

News had just broken that the European Commission has reversed its stance that CBD be regulated as a narcotic. The ramifications for members are clear, and we updated them on our position during this briefing. 

The following points were discuss in detail.

i) UN CND vote, see Alfredo Pascual’s piece here
ii) EC’s statement that CBD will not be regulated as a narcotic, see Monica Raymunt’s piece here


1 Welcome and Introductions
Dr Daniel Couch | CMC

2 UN Vote Background & Overview
Alfredo Pascual | Marijuana Business Daily

3 ACI European Strategy
Dr Parveen Bhatarah | ACI

4 Legal Ramifications
Jeremy Willcocks | Arnold & Porter

5 Political Response
Crispin Blunt | Conservative Drug Policy Reform Group

This event was exclusive to members of the ACI. 

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