Tolerance Limits for the Net Weight and Volume Declared on Cannabis Product Labelling

This document took effect on October 17, 2019.

The limits set out in the tables below apply to the declared net weight and volume of cannabis that are required to appear on the labels of cannabis products in accordance with section 133 of the Cannabis Regulations. This means that they apply equally to the declared net weight or net volume of the cannabis within each discrete unit, in grams and millilitres, as well as the declared net weight or net volume of the cannabis within the total package, as the case may be, in grams and millilitres.

Declared Net Weight of Dried Cannabis, or Fresh Cannabis (grams) Tolerance in Percentage (%)
More than 0 to not more than 2 10
More than 2 5
Declared Net Weight or Net Volume of Edible Cannabis and Cannabis Topicals (grams and millilitres) Tolerance in Percentage (%) Tolerance in grams or millilitres
More than 0 to not more than 50 9 -
More than 50 to not more than 100 - 4.5
More than 100 to not more than 200 4.5 -
More than 200 to not more than 300 - 9
More than 300 to not more than 500 3 -
More than 500 to not more than 1000 - 15
More than 1000 1.5 -
Declared Net Weight of Cannabis Extracts (grams) Tolerance in Percentage (%) Tolerance in grams
More than 0 to not more than 2 10 -
More than 2 to not more than 10 - 0.2
More than 10 to not more than 50 2 -
More than 50 - 1

Previous version

This is how the document read from October 17, 2018 to the coming into force of the Regulations Amending the Cannabis Regulations (New Classes of Cannabis) on October 17, 2019.

The limits set out in the table below apply to the declared net weight and volume of cannabis that are required to appear on the labels of cannabis products under sections 124 to 127 of the Cannabis Regulations. This means that they apply equally to the declared net weight and volume of cannabis within each discrete unit, in grams and millilitres, as well as the declared net weight and volume of cannabis within the total package, in grams and millilitres.

Declared Net Weight of Dried Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, or Fresh Cannabis (grams and millilitres) Tolerance in Percentage (%)
More than 0 to not more than 2 10
More than 2 5
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