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Cannabis Regulations

Version of section 19 from 2019-10-17 to 2021-03-23:


Marginal note:Quality assurance person

  •  (1) 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 Parts 5 and 6 that are applicable to the class of cannabis in respect of which activities are conducted under the licence.

  • Marginal note:Exception — edible cannabis

    (1.1) Despite subsection (1), if the quality assurance person does not have the training, experience and technical knowledge related to the requirements of Parts 5 and 6 that are applicable to edible cannabis, the holder of a licence for processing that conducts activities in respect of that class of cannabis must retain the services of another individual who has that training, experience and technical knowledge.

  • Marginal note:Responsibilities

    (2) The quality assurance person is responsible for

    • (a) assuring the quality of the cannabis before it is made available for sale;

    • (b) investigating every complaint received in respect of the quality of the cannabis and, if necessary, immediately taking measures to mitigate any risk; and

    • (c) if they suspect, on reasonable grounds, that the cannabis or anything that will be used as an ingredient presents a risk of injury to human health or that the applicable requirements of Part 5 or 6 are otherwise not being met, immediately investigating the matter and, if necessary, immediately taking measures to mitigate any risk.

  • Marginal note:Alternate

    (3) A holder of a licence for processing may designate up to two individuals as alternate quality assurance persons who are qualified to replace the quality assurance person.

  • Marginal note:Non-application

    (4) Subsections (1) to (3) do not apply to a holder of a licence for processing that only manufactures or assembles test kits.

  • SOR/2019-206, s. 9
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