China says no to cannabis products –including CBD – in cosmetics, despite the growing global trend. Photo: @malinandgoetz
China says no to cannabis products –including CBD – in cosmetics, despite the growing global trend. Photo: @malinandgoetz
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China bans cannabis cosmetics yet remains a huge hemp producer – CBD might be trending around the world, but East Asia risks missing out on the buzz

  • Since 1985, China has classified marijuana as a dangerous narcotic and possession of hemp seeds is illegal despite the country being the world’s biggest grower
  • CBD skincare and beauty products are trending globally, and Chinese millennials are keen for organic ingredients currently banned at home – will things change?

China says no to cannabis products –including CBD – in cosmetics, despite the growing global trend. Photo: @malinandgoetz
China says no to cannabis products –including CBD – in cosmetics, despite the growing global trend. Photo: @malinandgoetz
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