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 is required. Health Canada continues to seek clarity and written confirmation at all levels. Recognizing the
WebEx session: How to apply for an Industrial Hemp Licence in CTLS Health Canada held a WebEx session in April 2019 in order to demonstrate how to apply for an industrial hemp licence in the Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System (CTLS). A walk-through of how to properly complete and submit an application can be viewed here. Webinar. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 export permits with March 31, 2019 expiry dates (when 2018 licenses were scheduled to expire). This extension will