Legislation News

Medicinal Cannabis Scheme Consultation

The Ministry of Health has opened public consultation on the proposals for the medicinal cannabis regulations needed to support the Medicinal Cannabis Scheme. Consultation closes Wednesday 7 August 2019 at 5 pm. consultation Document here MOH Notification here Online tool for Submissions here Next steps after the consultation The Ministry of Health will analyse the feedback …

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MPI Consultation – Food and the iHemp Regulations

MPI Consultation closes 20 June 2018 The industry and all interested parties need to send an email today! YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE, 10 days before the deadline and MPI have received only 2 responses!   It you want an iHemp industry this is a great opportunity to show MPI we are serious, please email Food.Policy@mpi.govt.nz and …

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Medicinal Bill Submissions Due 21 March 2018

NZHIA Encourage you to make a submission on the Medicinal Cannabis Bill before 21 March 2018 Useful documents  (links in green or bold) Medicinal Cannabis Bill and Explanatory notes Ministry of Health – Departmental Disclosure Statement  Medicinal Cannabis 10 Day action The proposed bill is the start of a process whereby a “medicinal Cannabis Scheme” …

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Submission on the Medicinal Cannabis Bill

NZHIA Encourage you to make a submission on the Medicinal Cannabis Bill before 21 March 2018 Useful documents  (links in green or bold) Medicinal Cannabis Bill and Explanatory notes Ministry of Health – Departmental Disclosure Statement  Medicinal Cannabis 10 Day action The proposed bill is the start of a process whereby a “medicinal Cannabis Scheme” …

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3 May 2017 The Food Code Variation has been gazetted

The details of the variation to the food code are:  Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Amendment No. 169 Food Standards (Proposal P1042 – Low THC Hemp Seeds as Food) Variation Dated 3 May 2017. 1 Name This instrument is the Food Standards (Proposal P1042 – Low THC Hemp Seeds as Food) Variation. 2 Variation to a …

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Join the NZHIA and help us to represent the New Zealand Hemp Industry

The NZHIA Executive invite you to join the New Zealand Hemp Industries Association Inc. If you’re interested or involved please get in touch. We began representing the local industry following our incorporation in 1997, we lobbied hard to get the trials established in 2000. And as part of the Governments Inter-Agency Working Group we worked …

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NZHIA meets Ministry Of Primary Industries and Ministry of Health 8 April 2015

 NZHIA meets MPI and MOH Members of the Executive meet with Officials from the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Primary Industries, in Wellington on 8 April 2015. This was the first meeting since the NZHIA has restarted on 1 April 2015.  Our aim from the meeting was to open communication channels whilst highlighting hurdles …

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