Cannabis for medical purposes

Accessing cannabis for medical purposes and the process for applying to be a licensed producer.

For individuals seeking information about the new Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, contact Health Canada.

Call toll-free at 1-866-337-7705 (8am to 6pm EST) or email

Services and information

Accessing cannabis for medical purposes

How to access cannabis for medical purposes

Apply to be a licensed producer

Checklist, guidelines, security clearance and third-party consent form.

Regulations for licensed producers

Import and export, production and safety, medical documents, ethical conduct and advertising rules.

Authorizing cannabis for medical purposes

Information for health care professionals.

For law enforcement and municipalities

Access and authorized activities under the new regulations.


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