Is CBD legal in Barcelona?
The sale and consumption of cannabidiol (CBD) in Barcelona and throughout Spain is legal as long as it complies with the requirements established by Spanish and European regulations. Cannabidiol is one of the non-psychoactive components of the cannabis plant, so it does not produce psychotropic effects.
Regarding legalisation, the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes has been legalised in Spain since 2015, but its recreational use remains illegal. However, the use and sale of CBD products is legal as long as the THC content (the psychoactive compound in cannabis) is less than 0.2%.
How has CBD evolved in Barcelona?
In recent years there has been a significant increase in demand for CBD products in Barcelona and throughout Spain, both for their potential therapeutic benefits and for recreational use. In addition, several shops specialising in CBD products, such as oils, creams and edible products, have been set up.
As for its current state, the CBD market in Barcelona and throughout Spain is constantly evolving, with a wide variety of products and a growing demand. Specialty shops are well established in the city and supply and demand are expected to continue to increase in the future. It is important to note that quality CBD products should always be purchased from licensed sources to ensure their safety and efficacy.
CBD organisations in Barcelona
In Barcelona, Spain, there are several cannabis-related organisations that may be of interest. Some of them are:
- CatFAC (Catalan Federation of Cannabis Associations): This federation represents more than 100 cannabis associations in Catalonia and is dedicated to promoting the responsible and safe use of cannabis.
- Gremi Growshops de Catalunya: This guild brings together several shops that grow and sell cannabis-related products in Catalonia.
- Asociación Ramón Santos de Estudios sobre el Cannabis: This association is dedicated to promoting the study and scientific research on cannabis and its possible therapeutic uses.
- Observatori Europeu del Consum i Cultiu de Cànnabis (OECCC): This European observatory on cannabis use and cultivation is based in Barcelona and is dedicated to collecting information and statistics on cannabis use and cultivation in Europe.
Barcelona Hemp Museum
In addition, Barcelona, like Amsterdam, has the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, the oldest and most important cannabis museum in the world.
We will give you a tour of the museum. Some time ago from Bluecanoby, we showed you the most interesting corners of the place. Discover it yourself on our youtube channel.
Cannabis sales and use in Spain
Finally, it is important to note that the sale and consumption of cannabis in Spain remains illegal, although cultivation and personal consumption in private spaces is tolerated by the authorities under certain circumstances. It is important to be well informed about the current legislation before engaging in any cannabis-related activity.
What relevant CBD trade shows are there in Barcelona?
There are different fairs in the CBD year in Barcelona, an example of them is Spannabis, hemp fair, where we will be present from the 10th to the 12th of March, doing interviews, live presentations and showing the best of our products.
If you are in Barcelona, don’t hesitate to come to Spannabis, our team will be happy to talk to you! 👋