Reference Links

Reference Links

 

Industrial Hemp Resources:

 

Health Canada

Industrial Hemp Production is licensed by Health Canada. Review Health Canada sites for license requirements and applications.

Health Canada Industrial Hemp Regulations

http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-98-156/

Application for an Industrial Hemp License

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/pubs/precurs/hemp_app-chanvre_dem-eng.php

Frequently Asked Questions

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/substancontrol/hemp-chanvre/about-apropos/faq/index-eng.php#a2

Industrial Hemp Technical Manual - Standard Operating Procedures for Sampling, Testing and Processing Methodology

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/pubs/precurs/tech-man-eng.php

 

Provincial Departments of Agriculture

Provincial Departments of Agriculture listed below have information, factsheets and personal available to consult for industrial hemp production, economics, processing, and marketing.

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex126

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

http://www.albertafarmexpress.ca/2016/03/24/how-to-book-on-hemp-available/

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development

http://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/crops/production/hemp.html

Ontario Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/facts/00-067.htm

 

Organic Certification Bodies in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is responsible for monitoring and enforcing the Organic Products Regulations. On June 30, 2009 the Canadian government implemented the Organic Products Regulation to regulate organic certification in Canada for organic products. Certification bodies are accredited by the CFIA to certify agricultural products as organic in accordance with the requirements of the Canada Organic Regime.

Organic Certifying Agencies are listed:

http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/organic-products/certification-and-verification/certification-bodies/in-canada/eng/1327861534754/1327861629954

Organic Associations across Canada

Canada Organic Trade Association

https://www.ota.com/canada-ota

Certified Organic Associations of BC

http://www.certifiedorganic.bc.ca/

Alberta Organic Producers Association

http://albertaorganicproducers.org/

Sask Organics

http://www.saskorganic.com/

Organic Hemp Producers Association of Manitoba (OPAM)

http://www.opam-mb.com/

Organic Council of Ontario

http://www.organiccouncil.ca/

Organisme de Certification Québec-Vrai

http://www.quebecvrai.org/home

Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (New Brunswick)

http://www.acornorganic.org/

 Nova Scotia Organic Growers Association

http://www.buylocalthinkglobal.com/food-grower-canada.cfm?local=Nova_Scotia&merchid=451

 

International Hemp Associations for Reference:

Hemp Industries Association (HIA)

http://thehia.org/

North American Industrial Hemp Council

http://www.naihc.org/

European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA)

http://eiha.org/