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Cannabis Regulations (SOR/2018-144)

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Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2019-12-09. Previous Versions

PART 11Retention of Documents and Information (continued)

Inventory and Distribution (continued)

Marginal note:Cannabis obtained from another person

  •  (1) A holder of a licence must, if they obtain cannabis from another person, retain a document that contains the following information:

    • (a) the name of the person from which the cannabis is obtained;

    • (b) the address of the location at which the cannabis is obtained and, if that location is different from the site or sites at which the cannabis was produced, the address of the site or sites, if known;

    • (c) the date on which the cannabis is obtained;

    • (d) the quantity of cannabis that is obtained;

    • (e) a description of the cannabis, including, if applicable, the brand name;

    • (f) the lot or batch number of the cannabis;

    • (g) in the case of a drug containing cannabis, the form of the drug and its strength per unit; and

    • (h) in the case of cannabis plants, cannabis plant seeds or cannabis that is not of a class of cannabis set out in Schedule 4 to the Act, the intended use.

  • Marginal note:Retention period

    (2) The document must be retained for at least two years after the day on which it is prepared.

  • SOR/2019-206, s. 61

Marginal note:Things to be used as ingredients

  •  (1) A holder of a licence for processing must, if they obtain or produce anything that will be used as an ingredient to produce a cannabis extract, a cannabis topical or edible cannabis, retain a document that contains the following information:

    • (a) the name and business address of the person, if any, that supplies the thing;

    • (b) the date on which the holder takes possession of the thing or, if the thing is produced by the holder, the date on which production is completed;

    • (c) a description of the thing, including the name by which it is generally known and, if applicable,

      • (i) its chemical name,

      • (ii) its common name, if that name is not the name by which it is generally known,

      • (iii) its INCI name, and

      • (iv) its CAS registry number; and

    • (d) any lot code or other unique identifier that enables the thing to be traced.

  • Marginal note:Retention period

    (2) The document must be retained for at least two years after the day on which it is prepared.

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (3) The following definitions apply in paragraph (1)(c).

    CAS registry number

    CAS registry number means the identification number assigned to a chemical by the Chemical Abstracts Service, a division of the American Chemical Society. (numéro d’enregistrement CAS)

    common name

    common name has the same meaning as in subsection B.01.001(1) of the Food and Drug Regulations. (nom usuel)

    INCI name

    INCI name has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Cosmetic Regulations. (appellation INCI)

  • SOR/2019-206, s. 62

Marginal note:Sale, distribution and export of cannabis

  •  (1) A holder of a licence, if they sell, distribute or export cannabis, must retain a document that contains the following information:

    • (a) the name of the person to which it is sold, distributed or exported;

    • (b) the address of the location from which it is sold, distributed or exported and the place to which it is sent or delivered;

    • (c) the date on which it is sold, distributed or exported;

    • (d) the quantity that is sold, distributed or exported;

    • (e) a description of the cannabis, including, if applicable, the brand name;

    • (f) its lot or batch number;

    • (f.1) in the case of a cannabis extract, a cannabis topical or edible cannabis that is a cannabis product or that is contained in a cannabis accessory that is a cannabis product, the list of ingredients that appears on the label of the cannabis product;

    • (g) in the case of a drug containing cannabis, the form of the drug and its strength per unit;

    • (h) in the case of cannabis plants, cannabis plant seeds or cannabis that is not of a class of cannabis set out in Schedule 4 to the Act, the intended use, if known; and

    • (i) in the case of a cannabis accessory that is a cannabis product, a description of the cannabis accessory.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) The obligation set out in subsection (1) does not apply if the cannabis is sold or distributed to

    • (a) an individual who has placed a purchase order for it under subsection 289(1); or

    • (b) an individual, other than an individual referred to in paragraph (a), who does not hold a licence and who is obtaining the cannabis for their personal use.

  • Marginal note:Retention period

    (3) The document must be retained for at least two years after the day on which it is prepared.

  • SOR/2019-206, s. 63

Marginal note:Antimicrobial treatment

  •  (1) A holder of a licence, if they conduct antimicrobial treatment of cannabis at a location other than the site specified in the licence, must retain a document that contains the following information:

    • (a) a description of the cannabis, including, if applicable, the brand name;

    • (b) the date on which the cannabis leaves the site specified in the licence and the quantity that leaves the site;

    • (c) the name of the person that receives the cannabis at the location where the treatment is to be conducted;

    • (d) the address of the location referred to in paragraph (c);

    • (e) the name of the person from which the cannabis is received after the treatment;

    • (f) the address of the site to which the cannabis is returned, or of the location to which it is distributed, after the treatment; and

    • (g) the date on which the cannabis is received at the site or location referred to in paragraph (f) and the quantity that is received.

  • Marginal note:Retention period

    (2) The document must be retained for at least two years after the day on which it is prepared.

Destruction

Marginal note:Destruction of cannabis

  •  (1) A holder of a licence other than a cannabis drug licence, if they destroy cannabis or cause it to be destroyed, must retain a document that contains the following information:

    • (a) a description of the cannabis, including, if applicable, the brand name;

    • (b) the date on which the cannabis is destroyed and its pre-destruction net weight or volume on that date;

    • (c) the address of the location at which the cannabis is destroyed;

    • (d) a brief description of the method of destruction; and

    • (e) the names of the individuals who witness the destruction and are qualified to do so under paragraph 43(1)(b), together with the basis on which they are qualified under subsection 43(2).

  • Marginal note:Statement by witnesses

    (2) The holder must obtain, for each instance in which cannabis is destroyed, a statement signed and dated by two of the witnesses referred to in paragraph (1)(e) stating that they witnessed the destruction and that the cannabis was destroyed in accordance with a method referred to in paragraph 43(1)(a).

  • Marginal note:Retention period

    (3) The document referred to in subsection (1) and the statement referred to in subsection (2) must be retained for at least two years after the day on which the cannabis is destroyed.

  • SOR/2019-206, s. 64
 
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