29th July 2022
- Fiji: The Illicit Drugs Control (Budget Amendment) Bill 2022 was passed by the parliament, local media reports. The bill would remove hemp and its extracts with up to 1% THC from the country's controlled substances list.
18th July 2022
Fiji: Economy minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has announced the government’s intention of amending the 2004 Illicit Drugs Control Act to allow hemp with a THC concentration of up to 1%, press reports. The plan includes importing hemp seeds from Canada until Fifi can produce its own seeds and establish a hemp export industry.
21st February 2022
Fiji: The island nation of Fiji is undertaking the first steps toward establishing hemp regulations, media reports. Officials have reportedly been in communication with the UN Office for Drugs and Crimes and could soon begin a public consultation.