How Old Do You Have to Be to Buy CBD?

CBD oil small vape pen is relatively safe and is unlike cannabis. It is also much safer than tobacco. Thus, it is classified as a Novel Food in the UK. Well, that technically means that it is safe for most age groups. Nonetheless, the Food and Standards Agency (FSA) recommends that those below the age of 18 should not use CBD unless recommended by a healthcare provider.[1]

Although the above guidelines do not explicitly say that CBD must not be sold to those under the age of 18, it does clearly state that its use in younger adults and children is not recommended. It means that most sellers would not sell CBD products to those below the age of 18.

Hence, it would be correct to say that based on the FSA’s recommendation, the legal age for buy CBD oil for vape pen is greater than 18 years.

CBD is relatively safe and is unlike cannabis. It is also much safer than tobacco. Thus, it is classified as a Novel Food in the UK. Well, that technically means that it is safe for most age groups. Nonetheless, the Food and Standards Agency (FSA) recommends that those below the age of 18 should not use CBD unless recommended by a healthcare provider.[1]

Although the above guidelines do not explicitly say that CBD must not be sold to those under the age of 18, it does clearly state that its use in younger adults and children is not recommended. It means that most sellers would not sell CBD products to those below the age of 18.

Hence, it would be correct to say that based on the FSA’s recommendation, the legal age for buying best vape pen for CBD oil UK is greater than 18 years.

References

  1. Cannabidiol (CBD) guidance for England and Wales | Food Standards Agency [Internet]. [cited 2023 Dec 2]. Available from: https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/cannabidiol-cbd.
  2. Epidyolex 100 mg/ml oral solution - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) - (emc) [Internet]. [cited 2023 Dec 2]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/10781/pil#about-medicine.
Dr Preet Pal Singh Bhinder

This article was authored by: Dr. Preet Pal Singh Bhinder.

This article was peer-reviewed by Dr M Mansoor Siddique (PhD). Dr Siddique has over eight years of experience working with CBD and CBD products.

Disclaimer: All of our products are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. It is recommended to check with doctor before starting a new dietary supplement program. All CBD products sold have less than 0.2% THC content and abide by both EU an UK law.

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