Cannabis regulations for licensed producers
Import and export, production and safety, medical documents, ethical conduct and advertising rules.
Services and information
Apply for a cultivation, processing or sale for medical purposes licence
Overview of the process, what you need to know before applying, prepare your information and documents, apply for a licence, after submitting your application.
Warnings and precautions for cannabis use
Consumer information, including serious warnings and precautions.
Good production practices
Product quality, sanitation program, standard operating procedures, creating a recall system.
Medical document requirement and submission
Electronic submission, transfer, registration refusal, return of medical documents, record keeping and compliance.
Information on the expectation of ethical conduct for licensed producers.
Inspections - what to expect
Information package to help licensed producers prepare for an inspection by Health Canada.
Advertising restrictions, consequences of non-compliance.
Import and export of cannabis by licence holders under the Cannabis Regulations
Outlines the limited circumstances under which Health Canada would consider the import or export of cannabis.
Pest Control Products for Use on Cannabis
Licence holders' obligations in the use of pest control products (PCPs) in cannabis production, registered PCPs, testing information.
Compliance and enforcement policy
Help for regulated parties to comply with Cannabis Act, regulations, policies.
What licensed producers must provide to Health Canada for reporting.
Administrative monetary penalties under the Cannabis Act
Administrative monetary penalties (AMPs), how AMPs are calculated, AMP monetary ranges, Notice of Violations (NoVs), Ministerial Orders.
Avoid appealing to youth
Restrictions on cannabis product packaging and promotion, restrictions on how it looks, smells or tastes.
Packaging and labelling guide
All packaging, labelling requirements for all cannabis product types including contents, expiry, warnings, branding.
Reporting loss or theft of cannabis
Who needs to report a loss or theft of cannabis, and how to fill out the Loss or theft of cannabis form
Adverse reaction reporting
Mandatory reporting requirements, adverse reaction, side effects, health and safety issues.
Classification of edible cannabis
Difference between extracts and edibles, factors to determine difference, what licence holders should do.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
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