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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Cannabis-based cosmetic and beauty products: less rouge, more green

5 September 2019

As reported in the first two instalments of our "Green Rush" series (Cannabis based food products:  Got the munchies?, and Cannabis-Based Vaping and Smoking Products:  setting a budding industry ablaze), the commercialisation of cannabis in consumer products across Europe has grown significantly in recent years.  This can be attributed to the growing popularity among consumers to use products that contain cannabidiol (e.g. CBD) extracted from cannabis plants as part of new health and lifestyle trends.  In this article, we turn our attention to the use of cannabis in cosmetic and beauty products.

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