There is a proposal for the agency Food Standards Australia NZ to allow low THC hemp seed foods to be sold.

You can read about the proposal at the link below:

http://www.foodstandards.govt.nz/code/changes/Pages/Documents-for-public-comment.aspx

The closing date for submissions is August 25.

If you are interested in making a submission on this issue, there is a guide to making a submission at the link below:

http://www.foodstandards.gov.au/code/changes/submission/Pages/default.aspx

Currently in NZ, the cold pressed oil made from low-THC strains of hemp is sold. (It is high in essential fatty acids and makes a good salad oil.)

If access to low-THC hemp foods were liberalised, New Zealanders and Australians would also be able to buy hemp seed milk and other products made from hemp seeds which are a good vegetarian protein source.

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