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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
 April 16, 2019 - Over the past few weeks Health Canada has been in touch with officials at various agencies of the Canadian and US governments seeking clarity on US import requirements for hemp grain and seed. It has been confirmed that the DEA is no longer issuing import permits for hemp grain and seed, but they have not yet received written confirmation that no other US federal authorization ...read more
Categories: Special Announcement
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
 US Export Permit Update - April 9, 2019Health Canada, Controlled Substances and Cannabis Branch continues to work with the Canadian Embassy in Washington and other federal departments seeking official clarity from the US on the requirement for import permits in the USA.The DEA is no longer issuing import permits for viable seed.  It is unclear at this time whether the USA continues to require ...read more
Categories: Special Announcement
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Notice to Industry   Export Permits to the USA after March 31, 20191. Exporters are encouraged to request Health Canada (HC) grant an extension for all existing export permits with expiry dates of March 31, 2019.  The ability to apply for extensions is based on HC beginning to issue export certificates with 6 month expiry dates part way through March.  Prior to that, HC was only issuing ...read more
Categories: Special Announcement
Friday, March 29, 2019
Health Canada to extend the validity period of existing licenses to June 30th, 2019 March 29, 2019 - Given the unique circumstances in 2019 of transitioning to the new Industrial Hemp Regulations and the new online application system (CTLS), Health Canada is extending the validity period of existing licences to June 30th, 2019 for all those who have not yet received their 2019-20 licence ...read more
Categories: Breaking News
Friday, March 29, 2019
On March 27, 2019, Mexico's Ministry of Health announced through its Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) that it has revoked the "Guidelines" ("lineamientos", in Spanish) for the import and distribution of products derived from cannabis, including industrial hemp. The guidelines were originally published in October 2018 by the former Mexican Administration. The ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, October 26, 2018
Hemp Promotion and Research Agency: An Important Step for Canadian Hemp Producers October 26, 2018 - The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) congratulates the hemp producer committee who developed the hemp Promotion and Research Agency application on the decision by the Farm Products Council to evaluate the merits of the application. “Our board has always been very supportive of hemp producers ...read more
Categories: General News Article
Friday, August 10, 2018
  BREAKING NEWS: INDUSTRIAL HEMP - WHOLE PLANT HARVEST APPROVED FOR 2018 CROP  The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) would like to thank the Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and officials-at Health Canada for the August 10, 2018 decision to allow whole plant harvest of industrial hemp for the 2018 crop. Health Canada’s revision of Section 56 of the Controlled Drugs and ...read more
Categories: Breaking News