News for Special Announcement

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
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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
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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