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Cannabis Regulations

Version of section 273 from 2018-06-27 to 2018-10-16:

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Medical document

  •  (1) A medical document that is provided under paragraph 272(1)(a) must indicate

    • (a) the health care practitioner’s given name, surname, profession, business address and telephone number and, if applicable, their facsimile number and email address;

    • (b) the province in which the health care practitioner is authorized to practise their profession and the number assigned by the province to that authorization;

    • (c) the given name, surname and date of birth of the individual who is under the professional treatment of the health care practitioner;

    • (d) the address of the location at which the individual consulted with the health care practitioner;

    • (e) the daily quantity of dried cannabis, expressed in grams, that the health care practitioner authorizes for the individual; and

    • (f) a period of use, specified as a number of days, weeks or months.

  • Marginal note:Maximum period

    (2) The period of use specified in a medical document must not exceed one year.

  • Marginal note:Signature and statement

    (3) A medical document must be signed and dated by the health care practitioner who is providing it and must include a statement confirming that the information in the document is correct and complete.

  • Marginal note:Validity of medical document

    (4) A medical document is valid for the period of use specified in it, which period begins on

    • (a) the date on which the individual referred to in paragraph (1)(c) is registered with a holder of a licence for sale on the basis of the document or, if there have been previous registrations on the basis of the document, the earliest registration date; or

    • (b) if the individual referred to in paragraph (1)(c) uses the document to register with the Minister under Division 2 of this Part and has not previously been registered with a holder of a licence for sale on the basis of the document, the date of the registration with the Minister.

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