Germany: BMEL Minister Cem Özdemir has signaled that work is underway to delete the “intoxication clause,”

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A controversial clause on THC will be removed from German regulations on industrial hemp, and other rules are being adjusted to ease the path for producers, according to the country’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).

During a recent parliamentary meeting with industry stakeholders hosted by the German Cannabis Business Association (BvCW), BMEL Minister Cem Özdemir signaled that work is underway to delete the “intoxication clause,” which describes the theoretical possibility that a person can get high by consuming large quantities of industrial hemp.

“This senseless clause has increasingly caused economic damage and bankruptcies,” said BvCW managing director Jürgen Neumeyer. “This is an important step towards re-establishing the German industrial hemp industry.”

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