Hemp Industry Strategic Proposal for Regulatory Change

IntroductionHemp Industry Strategic Proposal for Regulatory Change Introduction New Zealand Hemp Industries Association (NZHIA), Aotearoa Hemp Alliance (AHA) and, the New Zealand Medicinal Cannabis Council (NZMCC) who collectively represent more than 95% of the New Zealand Industrial Hemp (iHemp) industry, have come together on a “Hemp industry strategic proposal for regulatory change.” On behalf of …

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Value Chain: Food

Activities along the whole hemp industry value chain reflect the future challenges for the hemp industry in New Zealand. The following resources detail information relating to the food industry. Hemp Seed Information Hemp seed food information for growers, importers, marketers, wholesalers and distributors – this is an open letter to food companies working with hemp …

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New Zealand iHemp Regulatory Environment

Introduction Administration of the iHemp Regulations is changing From the 1st of April 2023, the administration of the iHemp regulations will move from Medicines Control, Protection Regulation and Assurance to Regulatory Practice and Analysis. This will mean we are moving away from Michael Haynes and his team and will be working with a new manager …

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The Therapeutic Products Bill

IntroductionUpdate February 2023Update March 2023 Therapeutic Products Bill introduced to Parliament As of 30 November 2022, the Therapeutic Products Bill was introduced to Parliament. The Therapeutic Products Bill replaces the Medicines Act 1981 and Dietary Supplements Regulations 1985 with a comprehensive regulatory regime that Health Minister Andrew Little claims is fit for the future. The …

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The Legal Foundation for our iHemp Industry

This article explains iHemp’s relationship with the UN Single Convention 1961 and includes comments on the European Union rules. It is based on a Council of the European Union non-paper. The regulatory system in Aotearoa/New Zealand (and most other countries) is based on the UN Single Convention 1961, and the amendments in the Convention on …

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