The meteoric rise of CBD shops

The meteoric rise of CBD shops

DECRYPTION – The Court of Justice of the European Union favors the development of stores selling hemp-based products. But the French government is trying to regulate this market and will ban the flowers.

O’CBD Shop, Le Bistro des seeds CBD, CBD Poitiers… For the past year, no less than eight stores specializing in the sale of products based on cannabidiol (CBD), a molecule extracted from hemp, have opened in the city center of Poitiers. “Just in the rue du Palais, we are twonotes Alexia Hauet, sales assistant at O’CBD. Our store opened in April. Our brand now has about fifteen stores. Here, we are gradually finding our customers.” Young people, who come mainly for the leaves to infuse into herbal tea or to smoke, but also .

Shops like those of O’CBD Shop have proliferated in recent months in France. The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has given wings to this sector: in November 2020, it considered, in its Kanavape judgment, that France does not have the right to ban the import of products based on CBD. Contrary to…