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The UK has the world’s most developed robust regulatory framework for legal cannabinoids. This market is estimated to be worth £690 million ($1 billion) in 2021, making it the second largest in the world after the US.

Representation – We represent our members at the highest level so their voice is heard and a favourable regulatory environment exists  

Data – Cost-effective access to toxicological data required to gain novel foods authorisation from FSA (UK) and EFSA (EU)

Technical consultancy – Our team of industry experts offer bespoke consultancy solutions to support our members 

ACI’s new membership – 2022 Accelerator Package – includes £6000 worth of bespoke consultancy to ensure your business has a competitive edge in this lucrative sector.

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Who should join?

If you are already established or looking to enter the UK’s legal cannabinoid market ACI membership can benefit you.

ACI offers solutions for raw material suppliers, manufacturers, brands, retailers and others operating in this space.

Are you established overseas?

ACI offers everything you need to enter the UK and European markets

We have a deep understanding of the UK’s robust cannabis regulatory landscape and know what is required to enter this £690 million ($1 billion) market. We can also adapt marketing authorisation applications to enter the European Union.

If you are established overseas, and would like to take advantage of the regulatory clarity that exists in the UK, we can ensure that you get your products to market in a cost efficient manner.

Our 2022 Accelerator Package membership will grant you access to a bespoke consultancy service to guide your company through the complexities. We can reduce your costs by providing the necessary toxicological data you’ll need to enter the market.

Our partnership with the ACI has been crucial to the success of our novel foods application
Jake Black, PhD
CEO, Treehouse Biotech, US
When we want to know how the CBD industry is evolving we turn to the ACI. There is no equal
Jeremy Dalton
Business Development Director,
iX Syrinx, Australia

2022 Accelerator Package - Get a membership quote

Membership requirements can vary depending on which services you require to enter the UK market. 

Please provide some details about your business and one of our team will contact you to arrange a call with an ACI expert. This way we can give you an accurate quotation. See ACI membership key benefits

What our members are saying

ACI help ensure our products remain fully legal and regulatory compliant in the UK
Regan Saveall
CEO, Dragonfly Biosciences, UK
ACI have been invaluable in guiding us through the novel food application process, highly recommended
Andy Duckworth
CEO & Founder, Naturecan, UK
ACI membership gives us great oversight of UK regulations and ensures we have all bases covered
David Ryan
CEO, Jersey Hemp, UK