Hemp

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From 01.01.2021, the following applies:

  • The agricultural production of hemp is allowed, provided it isn’t classified as a narcotic. All provisions of the seed legislation relating to the production and sale of hemp seed and seedlings are repealed (set of regulations 2020). 
  • For the marketing of planting material for commercial use, the provisions of the plant health legislation must be respected.
  • For agricultural production, the provisions of the direct payments legislation must be respected.
  • For the use of hemp as animal feed, the provisions of the animal feed legislation must be respected.
Categories of use
Category Crop THC* Use Legal base Competence
recreational Cannabis flower > 1% other than medicinal NarcA FOPH
medical Cannabis flower > 1% medicinal

NarcA

TPA

FOPH
CBD-hemp flower < 1%

medicinal /

industrial

TPA /

other

casewise delimination
oil and fibre hemp seed, shoot < 1% industrial AgricA FOAG
*narcotic substance tetrahydrocannabinol

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Last modification 31.05.2021

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