Due to current circumstances, many Cannabis Trades Association (CTA) members have pivoted their operations to aid the NHS and other healthcare related businesses, by supplying, donating and indeed manufacturing PPE and hand sanitisers.  To date, over £1.5m worth of supplies has been gifted by C...
Following current government advice on gatherings during the COVID19 pandemic, the CTA have decided to cancel this year's AGM that was to be held in Birmingham, in June. Pending advice on the legality of delaying or postponing the AGM, the association has been permitted to cancel this year’s genera...
On the 13th of February 2020, the FSA released a public statement for the first time, concerning the debate about the legislation of CBD extracts and products. Although the Cannabis Trades Association (CTA) duly welcome a Route to Compliance for the industry and its members, we are still of the opin...
The Cannabis Trades Association (CTA) is to launch a systematic campaign of political and media engagement to keep the pressure on the Foods Standards Agency (FSA) not to attempt to enforce any move against the CBD industry based on the ‘Novel Foods’ issue. Any such enforcement could hit millions of...
Following a successful meeting with the Foods Standards Agency in November, some reassuring news has been released that provides clarity on the sale of Cannabis related goods in the UK. On the 15th November 2019 the Cannabis Trades Association (CTA), led by CTA Director Tom Whettem (CEO – British C...
Association will not submit a Novel Foods ApplicationFollowing the changes to the Novel Foods Regulations and the uncertainty as to if the scope of the  regulations would include all cannabinoids and extracts of cannabis. The Cannabis Trades Association is opposed to submitting a Novel Foo...
Please see our update on the progress made after March's visit to Brussels...Article BRUSSELS - MH - FTCh - CTA LINK - March 2019.pdf
This is our official response to Government regarding a recent petition.  The petition was labelled "Keep CBD on the market as a food supplement."  We are continuing to work with our partners in Government and look forward to updating shortly.  OResponse to petition.pdf
CTA Position remains unchanged on Cannabidiol as a Novel Food Following a meeting between the Cannabis Trades Association and the Food Standards Agency, the Board of Directors CTA release the following statement: “After many phone calls with FSA the CTA finally met again on the 4th of March....