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Austria prohibits the use and consumption of CBD

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A new law in Austria banned dietary supplements and oil, or other CBD extracts

In the last two weeks, there has been a lot of noise in Austria.
As announced in the government program, a law severely restricts trade in hemp and CBD.

Freezing the CBD by the Minister of Health

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid, as is THC (tetrahydrocannabinoid). Like THC, it has a relaxing effect, relaxes muscles; but it also has many other positive effects on the body.

But the FPÖ under the leadership of Hartinger-Klein (Minister of Health), goes against the current opening policies on cannabiniol (CBD); by prohibiting...

And after Uruguay and several US states (including California, the fifth largest economy in the world), Canada has now fully legalized the use of cannabis.

Luxembourg is catching up, as the first EU country, this small state in the center of the continent will impose full legalization.

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The Austrian government retrograde

The Minister of Health, in favor of "gourmet" smoking ...

As in many other policy areas, Austria knows the progress of the world society, and especially in the field of health ...

Since hemp containing CBD, with a lower rate of 0,3% THC was legal; a measure had to be taken to prevent any progress. Because the party in power continues to spread the myth of the "drug of entry" ...

Hemp has always been a thorn in the hands of FPÖ politicians. They still consider the plant as an "addictive poison" ...

Instead of continuing the global trend as the next legalization in Germany, the focus continues to be on "law and public order" ...

This icy interest against the CBD is at the origin of the motivation of the Austrian government, which acts against any scientific innovation ...

CBD is recognized by hundreds of positive properties on the human body. It has even been proven that some cancers are attacked by cannabinoids, including Cannabidiol (CBD).

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The Austrian government now wants to ban CBD in an already processed form such as extracts, oil or a simple dietary supplement. Recently FDA in the united states announces to do the same, but by authorizing the hemp on the US territory ... But for the Austrians, this formal prohibition goes much further; hundreds of products, some of which medical or wellness will be removed from the sale ...

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