On 7 April 2021, the Ukrainian government introduced amendments to its Resolution #770 (2000), which lists the schedules of controlled psychoactive and narcotic substances under Ukrainian law. The amendments allow the limited use of certain cannabinoid-based psychoactive substances and clarify the legal status of CBD isolate and CBD isolate-based products in Ukraine.
New cannabinoid-based psychoactive substances allowed for limited use
Under the amendments, Nabilone, a synthetic cannabinoid substance, and Nabiximols, a cannabis extract, whose circulation was fully prohibited beforehand, were recognised as controlled substances. This decision legalises their limited use in Ukraine along with Dronabinol, another cannabinoid-based psychoactive substance, which was recognised as a controlled substance in 2011.