Aug 3, 2016. Evidenced by the United Plant Savers' Ginseng Summit of 2014 and the North Carolina Natural Products Association's International Ginseng Expo of 2015, there is tender evolution taking place in regards to the American ginseng industry. Publication Date: October 2010. Order#:, 10-081W. In June 2008, the Endangered Species Act, 2007, came into effect in Ontario, making it illegal to plant, harvest, possess, buy, sell, lease or trade ginseng…