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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How to Decide Between Standard and Micro Processing Licences

Standard Processing

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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What You Need to Start Your Edibles Business

If you’re thinking of starting a cannabis edibles business, there are a few hurdles you’ll need to get over before you’re licensed and ready to go. The experts at CLE can break down exactly what you’ll need to start your edibles business. The first thing to be aware of is the requirement for a separate

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What to Expect Once You Receive Your Cannabis Licence

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You did it! After months of hard work, undergoing a pre-licence inspection by Health Canada (if needed) and patiently waiting, you’ve finally received your cannabis licence! But wait – a more thorough look at your licence shows there are some conditions which limit the activities you’re permitted to perform. While you have achieved a major

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How to Process Cannabis and Non-Cannabis Products at the Same Site

With the cannabis industry rapidly growing and expanding, many companies are looking to enter this exciting market and manufacture new and innovative cannabis products that will be available for recreational and medicinal use. Some of these companies looking to enter the cannabis space already manufacture non-cannabis products such as foods and beverages, natural health products

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Top 5 Things to Look for When Hiring a Quality Assurance Person (QAP) in 2022

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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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