What is Hemp?

In Canada, Hemp is legally defined as Cannabis Sativa with THC levels lower than 0.3% in the leaves and flowering heads. (1)


Can I export Hemp…

To the USA?

Yes, you can export hemp and hemp-based CBD extractions to the USA from Canada if accompanied by either 1) a phytosanitary certification or 2) a Federal Seed Analysis Certificate. (2)

To European countries?

Some European countries allow CBD imports. According to EU law, CBD products cannot contain more than 0.2% THC. (3)

EU GMP certification is one of their many requirements, in addition to each country’s specific regulations.

LATAM, Asia, Africa, and Oceania?

It is difficult to have a clear overview of CBD legality all over the world. Over the past few years global stand on cannabis has shifted. In addition, many countries label it as illegal but might not actually enforce the law. (4)

Some of the countries that did legalize CBD are Japan, Guatemala, Colombia, Guam, and South Africa.

Important Note: Hemp international trade is complex and rules are constantly changing. Legal advice is encouraged.


What can you produce with hemp?

Foods & Drinks

Hemp seeds, Hemp seed oil, Protein Powder, Hemp tea, Energy Bars, Burgers, Hemp Seed Butter, Hemp vodka, Hemp flour, Hemp granola, etc.


Clothing & Accessories

Shirts, Jeans, Hemp shoes, Hemp jacket/coat, Backpacks, Yoga pants, Sunglasses, Hats, Wallets, Socks, Sandals, Scarfs, Ties, Handkerchiefs, etc.

Beauty & Skin

Body Lotion, Balm/Lip balm, Shampoo and Conditioner, Body wash, Facial cream and cleanser, Hemp sunscreen, etc.

Health

Hemp extract (CBD), Hemp essential oil, Vape juice, Hemp heat muscle rub, Aromatherapy candles, etc.

Pets

Dog toys, Collar and leash, Animal bedding, Pet tinctures, etc.

Automobiles

Biofuel, Sports cars, Thermoset compression molding, etc.

Home & Office

Pens, Hemp sheets, Hemp towel, Paper, Laundry detergent, Hemp chairs, Hemp curtains, Tablecloths, Hemp blankets, etc.

Farming & Gardening

Hemp growing mats, Soil cleanup, etc.

Industrial & Others

Plastics, Ropes, Hempcrete, Oil spill cleanup, Hemp batteries.

(5)


Sources

(1) https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-medication/cannabis/producing-selling-hemp/about-hemp-canada-hemp-industry/frequently-asked-questions.html

(2) https://kush.com/blog/usda-clears-hemp-seeds-for-import-into-united-states/

(3) https://nordicoil.com/wiki/legal-status-cbd-world/

(4) https://supplementsinreview.com/blog/is-cbd-legal-in-my-country-global-guide-to-cbd-legality/

(5) https://ministryofhemp.com/blog/hemp-products-list/

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