The Australian Border Power (ABF) is warning these trying to import merchandise containing hashish or cannabidiol (CBD) oil their gadgets can be seized on the border they usually might face prosecution, until they’ve permission to import the products previous to them arriving in Australia,.
The warning follows a marked improve within the variety of gadgets containing hashish, generally known as CBD merchandise, being intercepted by ABF officers and referred to Australian Federal Police (AFP) for additional investigation and/or seizure.
Objects recurrently stopped by ABF officers embody hemp or CBD gummies, oils and skincare merchandise claiming to have well being advantages or therapeutic makes use of. Merchandise making therapeutic claims should adjust to the Therapeutic Items Act 1989.
Hashish merchandise aren’t permitted to be imported utilizing the private importation scheme as a result of they include a substance which is prohibited underneath the Customs Act 1901. Solely licenced sponsors can import hashish merchandise for medicinal functions