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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Changes Could be on the way for Canada’s Cannabis Regulations

Health Canada has announced that a 30-day consultation on Cannabis regulatory issues has opened as of Saturday December 12th, 2020. This consultation can prompt changes in the regulations for cannabis research, product labelling, beverage limits, and more. Comments, questions, and further input can be submitted to Health Canada until January 11th, 2021. The notice provides interested

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Industrial Hemp

Industrial hemp includes cannabis plants, and parts of the plant, of any variety, that contains 0.3 per cent tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or less in the leaves and flowering heads. While it cannot contain more than 0.3 per cent THC, there is no limit to the amount of cannabidiol (CBD) that may be contained in industrial hemp

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