Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Health Products Containing Cannabis not Requiring Practitioner Oversight

During the November 2017 public consultation to solicit input on regulations under the Cannabis Act, it was determined that further consideration was necessary in order to determine an appropriate regulatory approach for health products containing cannabis without requiring the oversight of a medicinal practitioner. Under current regulatory framework already established by the Cannabis Act and

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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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The Differences Between THC and CBD and How They Work

Cannabis is an extremely complex plant that contains hundreds of chemical substances. Over 100 of these chemical substances are known as cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are an incredibly important part of the cannabis plant, as they are the unique chemical compounds secreted by the flower that provides the different physical and mental effects we feel when we

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What You Need To Know About Products Containing CBD

November 25, 2019 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The FDA found that these particular companies were using product webpages, online stores and social media to

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The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Industrial Hemp Licensing

On April 17, Health Canada published the List of Approved Cultivars for the 2019 Growing Season. The List of Approved Cultivars sets out the industrial hemp varieties for commercial cultivation under license for the year 2019. Under the Industrial Hemp Regulations, industrial hemp is defined as a cannabis plant – or any part of the

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