Sergi Riudalbàs

Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

- Reports, presentations, meetings, discussions within Civil Dialogue Groups, with industry players and with Member States, drafts, non-paper drafts and correspondence between EU institutions in regards to the impacts of the CJEU's case C-663/18 (known as "KANAVAPE" decision) on hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) for the internal market and for the cosmetics sector.

Yours faithfully,
Sergi Riudalbàs Clemente
Plaça Letamendi 1, sobreàtic
SPAIN, Marché intérieur, Industrie, Entrepreneuriat et PME

Dear Sir,

Thank you for your e-mail of 12 May 2022. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 13 May 2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/2712.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on 08 June 2022. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

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Yours faithfully,

Access to Documents Team

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Dear Sir,



We refer to your request for access to documents, registered on 13/05/2022
under the above mentioned reference number.


Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires on 08/06/2022.


An extended time limit is needed as your application concerns a large
number of documents.


Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 29/06/2022.


We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.


Yours sincerely,



DG GROW – Access to documents team


European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
DG  GROW/B1 – Planning and Briefings




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Dear Mr Riudalbas,

Please, find here enclosed the reply to your access to documents request registered under the number 2022/2712