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CBD and cannabis in foodstuffs in South Africa: SAAFoST webinar

Hosted by SAAFoST on June 17, 2020, this presentation by a leading food industry attorney, Janusz Luterek, covered cannabidiol (CBD) and the law around it.

Presenter: Janusz F Luterek, Pr Eng, of Hahn & Hahn Attorneys

Janusz holds degrees in both Chemical Engineering from the University of Pretoria and Law from UNISA and is a registered attorney, patent attorney, and a professional engineer and a partner of Hahn & Hahn.

Janusz is a Custodian Member of SAAFoST and recipient of the 2019 SAAFoST President’s Award.

Janusz has assisted many leading listed companies, as well as the CGCSA and SAAFoST, with their various issues around the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics, and Disinfectants Act and it regulations; Medicines and Related Substances Act and its regulations; and Consumer Protection Act submissions to various government departments and Parliament, as well as implementation in their businesses.

In May 2019 the Department of Health announced that cannabidiol (CBD), found in dagga, had been removed from South Africa’s list of highly-controlled drugs and could be sold legally.

Following the announcement, South African entrepreneurs jumped on the bandwagon as legal cannabis products gain traction. The presentation covered cannabidiol (CBD) and the law around it.

The webinar is a 30-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute question and answer session.

View the webinar here

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