Industrial hemp is only allowed to be grown for production of fibers, production of seeds used for nutrition of animals, further reproduction and processing of seeds and placing it to market. However, growth of industrial hemp for mentioned use is permissible in the event that the content of THC in dry matter of the plant does not exceed 0.2%.
Additionally, only natural and legal entities which are authorised by the competent body are permitted to grow and place the hemp on market, provided that the type of hemp in question is registered with the competent body.
Under the Law on Prevention and Suppression of Narcotic Drugs Abuse, violations of industrial hemp are considered as a misdemeanor with a prescribed fine ranging from BAM 5,000 to BAM 100,000 depending on the violation in question.
No explicit regulation concerning cannabis CBD exists in Bosnia and Herzegovina, however the Decision on list of prohibited substances of Bosnia and Herzegovina for 2020 states that all natural and synthetic cannabinoids are forbidden except cannabidiol. In practice, however, this is a grey area due to lack of specific legislation.