Understanding Cannabis Product Labels

Cannabis product labels contain a great deal of information, most of it required by the Cannabis Regulations. It can sometimes be confusing for consumers to understand everything that is present on a label. The Regulations prescribe what, where and how information must appear on the label of all cannabis products. In this article, we’re going

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What Are SOPs and Why Do You Need Them?

If you’re thinking of starting a cannabis business, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are absolutely essential (and required under the Cannabis Act and Regulations) to ensure you have a reliable and repeatable process for producing consistent, high-quality cannabis. What Are SOPs? Simply put, SOPs are “control” documents that provide specific, step-by-step instructions on how to perform

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Ontario Cannabis Retail – Everything You Need to Know from Applications to Store Opening

Back in December 2019, the Ontario government announced its move to open the market for retail cannabis stores, beginning January 2020. After removing the temporary cap that restricted the number of private cannabis stores in the province, the cannabis retail space has been booming. So, if you’re looking to enter the cannabis retail market in

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Manitoba Government Opens Cannabis Market to More Retailers

On May 22, 2020, the Manitoba Government announced that it is moving forward on its plan for an open and competitive cannabis retail market, allowing more retailers to apply for retail licences, beginning June 1, 2020. The government hopes that this move will enable local entrepreneurs to create jobs and support Manitoba’s economy. This boost

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Top 5 Things to Know About Analytical Testing Licences

Under the Cannabis Act & Regulations, applicants are required to obtain a licence issued by Health Canada in order to conduct activities relating to analytical testing involving cannabis. Therefore, individuals and corporations who wish, for the purposes of testing, to possess cannabis and to alter the chemical or physical properties of this cannabis by any

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Health Canada’s Operational Changes to Cannabis Program Requirements

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On May 12, 2020, Health Canada issued an email notice to federal cannabis licence holders announcing several operational changes being made to cannabis program requirements. It was noted that these changes are permanent, taking effect immediately and are to be followed with online guidance in the near future. The changes implemented by Health Canada stem

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