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USDA Outlines Rules For Importing Hemp Plants And Seeds From Other Countries - Cannabis News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) quietly updated guidance last week to clarify that hemp seeds and plants may be imported from other countries.
As was the case under a previous announcement focused on seeds, the requirements for importing the full plant from Canada are different than for other countries.
Plants from Canada are allowed if they’re “accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate from Canada’s [national plant protection organization” to verify the origin of the plant and to confirm no plant pests are detected.”
For other countries, importers must fill out an additional permit application.
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Kyle Jaeger ~ MarijuanaMoment.net ~
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