Consultation on guidance on personal production of cannabis for medical purposes

From Health Canada

Current status: Open

Opened on March 8, 2021 and will close to new input on May 7, 2021.

Health Canada invites Canadians to share their perspectives on the factors that may be considered for refusal or revocation of a registration on public health and public safety grounds. These factors are set out in the draft guidance on personal production of cannabis for medical purposes.

Join in: how to participate

Share your ideas online
Use the online form.

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Send an email to with your ideas or comments to make yourself heard.

Who is the focus of this consultation

We will engage with various groups across Canada including:

We welcome comments from any group or Canadian who may be interested in participating.

Key questions for discussion

The draft document provides guidance on the personal and designated production of cannabis for medical purposes. It also provides proposed factors that may be considered in refusing or revoking a registration. The following questions will be asked:

The input collected will be considered before publishing the final guidance document. Health Canada will post the results of this consultation online in a "What We Heard" report. We will also publish a final version of the guidance document.

Contact us

Controlled Substances and Cannabis Branch
Health Canada
Address locator 0302B
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K9

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