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Austria prohibits the use and consumption of CBD

New law in Austria bans 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 policies of openness on cannabiniol (CBD); banning it...

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

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

The Austrian government retrograde

The Minister of Health, in favor of “gastronomic” smoking…

As in many other policy areas, Austria is limiting the progress of global society, and especially in the area of ​​health ...

Since hemp containing CBD, with a lower level of 0,3% THC was legal; action had to be taken to prevent any progress. Because the party in power continues to propagate the myth of the “entry drug” ...

Hemp has always been a thorn in the side of FPÖ politicians. They still consider the plant to be an “addictive poison”…

Instead of continuing the global trend like the upcoming legalization in Germany, the emphasis continues to be on “law and order”…

This icy interest against 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).

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this formal ban goes much further; hundreds of products, some of which are medical or wellness products, will be withdrawn from sale ...

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