Lacey Act (United States)

The Lacey Act is a 1900 United States law that bans trafficking in illegal wildlife. In 2008, the Act was amended to include plants and plant products, such as timber and paper. This landmark legislation is the world’s first ban on trade in illegally-sourced wood products. For up-to-date information, visit:https://www.fws.gov/international/laws-treaties-agreements/us-conservation-laws/lacey-act.html