PART 7Packaging and Labelling (continued)
Labelling — Cannabis Products (continued)
Marginal note:Representation resembling standardized cannabis symbol
131 A representation, such as an illustration, sign, mark, symbol or design, that so closely resembles the standardized cannabis symbol that it is likely to be mistaken for that symbol must not appear on any container in which a cannabis product is packaged.
Marginal note:Insert or leaflet
132 Except as otherwise provided under the Act, any other Act of Parliament or any provincial Act, any container in which a cannabis product is packaged must not include, or be accompanied by, an insert or leaflet.
Cannabis Product Accuracy Rules
Marginal note:Net weight and volume
133 The net weight and net volume that must be included on the label of a cannabis product in accordance with sections 124 to 127 must be within the tolerance limits set out for that product in the document entitled Tolerance Limits for the Net Weight and Volume Declared on Cannabis Product Labelling, as amended from time to time and published by the Government of Canada on its website.
Marginal note:Number of discrete units
134 The number of discrete units in a container that is labelled in accordance with sections 124 and 126 must be equal to the number specified on the label.
Marginal note:Number of cannabis plants
135 The number of cannabis plants in a container that is labelled in accordance with section 128 must be equal to the number specified on the label.
Marginal note:Number of cannabis plant seeds
136 The number of cannabis plant seeds in a container that is labelled in accordance with section 129 must be equal to the number specified on the label.
Labelling — Cannabis Other than Cannabis Products
Marginal note:Requirement — cannabis other than a cannabis product
137 A holder of a licence must not sell, distribute or export cannabis, other than a cannabis product, unless the requirements in section 138 have been met.
138 A label that includes the following information must be applied to any container that contains cannabis, other than a cannabis product:
(a) the name, telephone number and email address of the holder of the licence that sells, distributes or exports the cannabis; and
(b) in respect of the cannabis,
PART 8Drugs Containing Cannabis
139 The following definitions apply in this Part.
- brand name
brand name has the same meaning as in subsection C.01.001(1) of the Food and Drug Regulations. (nom commercial)
distribute does not include administering. (distribuer)
- establishment licence
establishment licence means a licence issued under section C.01A.008 of the Food and Drug Regulations. (licence d’établissement)
hospital means a facility
(a) that is licensed, approved or designated by a province under the laws of the province to provide care or treatment to individuals or animals suffering from any form of disease or illness; or
(b) that is owned or operated by the Government of Canada or the government of a province and that provides health services. (hôpital)
- licensed dealer
licensed dealer means a licensed dealer, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Narcotic Control Regulations, that specializes in the destruction of narcotics, as defined in subsection 2(1) of those Regulations. (distributeur autorisé)
practitioner has the same meaning as in subsection C.01.001(1) of the Food and Drug Regulations. (praticien)
- qualified person in charge
qualified person in charge means the individual referred to in section 150. (responsable qualifié)
- Security Directive
Security Directive means the Directive on Physical Security Requirements for Controlled Substances and Drugs Containing Cannabis, as amended from time to time and published by the Government of Canada on its website. (Directive en matière de sécurité)
- senior person in charge
senior person in charge means the individual referred to in section 149. (responsable principal)
Marginal note:Authorized activities
Marginal note:Ancillary activities — production
(2) A holder of a cannabis drug licence that authorizes the production of a drug containing cannabis is also authorized to distribute and offer to produce the drug.
Marginal note:Ancillary activities — sale
(3) A holder of a cannabis drug licence that authorizes the sale of a drug is also authorized to distribute the drug.
Marginal note:Definition of produce
(4) For the purpose of this section, produce does not include obtaining cannabis by cultivating, propagating or harvesting it.
Marginal note:Eligibility and corresponding activities
(a) if the application is for the possession of cannabis, fabricating, packaging/labelling, distributing, importing, wholesaling or testing a drug containing cannabis, including its examination;
(b) if the application is with respect to the production of a drug containing cannabis, fabricating the drug; or
(c) if the application is with respect to the sale of a drug containing cannabis, packaging/labelling, distributing, importing or wholesaling the drug.
Marginal note:Location of activity
(2) The address of the building where the activity referred to in the application is proposed to be conducted must be the same as the address of the building at which the applicable activity referred to in subsection (1) is authorized by the establishment licence.
Marginal note:Use of organic solvent
142 Subject to the other provisions of these Regulations, a holder of a cannabis drug licence that authorizes the production of a drug containing cannabis is also authorized to alter or offer to alter the chemical or physical properties of the cannabis by the use of an organic solvent.
(a) another holder of a cannabis drug licence;
(b) an individual referred to in section 4.
(c) a holder of a research licence;
(d) a holder of an analytical testing licence;
(e) the holder of a licence from which the holder of the cannabis drug licence received the drug, if the drug is sold or distributed for the purpose of its return;
(f) a holder of a licence or a licensed dealer, if the drug is sold or distributed for the purpose of its destruction;
(g) a pharmacist;
(h) a practitioner;
(i) a hospital employee;
(j) a person to which an exemption in relation to the drug has been granted under section 140 of the Act; or
(k) the Minister.
Marginal note:Written order
(2) A holder of a cannabis drug licence that authorizes the sale of a drug containing cannabis may only sell the drug if
(a) they have received a written order that specifies the name and quantity of the drug to be supplied and is signed and dated
(i) in the case of a drug to be provided to a hospital employee or a practitioner in a hospital, by the pharmacist in charge of the hospital’s pharmacy or by a practitioner authorized by the individual in charge of the hospital to sign the order, and
(ii) in any other case, by the person to which the drug is to be sold; and
(b) they have verified the signature, if it is unknown to them.
Marginal note:Exception — pharmacist and practitioner
(3) It is prohibited for a holder of a cannabis drug licence to sell or distribute any drug containing cannabis to
(4) Subsection (3) does not apply to a holder of a cannabis drug licence to which the Minister has issued a notice of retraction issued under
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