Does Your Cannabis Business Require a CRA license?

The first thing to note is that a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) cannabis license is separate from regular Health Canada cannabis licensing that is required for cultivating and manufacturing. In short, even if you have a Health Canada cannabis license to conduct cultivation, production or packaging of cannabis products, you may still require a separate

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Can I Bake Cannabis Edibles at Home and Sell Them Online?

The law legalizing the production and sale of edible cannabis, as well as cannabis topicals and extracts, came into effect October 17, 2019. With the excitement and anticipation ramping up, the most common question being asked is, “How can I get my cannabis edibles on retail store shelves?”. Unfortunately, it is not as easy as

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How to Sell Medical Cannabis vs. Recreational Cannabis

Under the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations, businesses (small and large) are able to sell cannabis both recreationally and to medical patients in Canada. However, there are different licences required to perform these two different activities. In this article, we’ll discuss the two licences, and what they allow your business to do. Recreational Cannabis Sales

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White Labelling in the Cannabis Industry

Branding and marketing in the cannabis industry play a large role in the promotion and sale of cannabis products in Canada. With a wide range of cannabis products now legal, many companies are looking into getting their brand on new and exciting products such as vape pens, cannabis-infused beverages, topicals, edibles, capsules, and tinctures. However,

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Understanding the Role of a QAP in Your Processing Business

The success of a Cannabis Processor relies heavily on their Quality Assurance Person (QAP). Under the Cannabis Act & Regulations, a holder of a licence for processing must retain the services of one individual as a Quality Assurance Person who has the training, experience and technical knowledge related to the requirements of Part 5 of

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How to Decide Between Standard and Micro Processing Licences

Before the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations came into play, all businesses (small or large) were required to meet the operational and security requirements of large-scale facilities. This made it extremely difficult for smaller facilities to thrive, due to the expensive start up costs and stringent application requirements. By offering the standard and micro subclasses

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