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Cannabis Tracking System Order (SOR/2018-178)

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Cannabis Tracking System Order

SOR/2018-178

CANNABIS ACT

Registration 2018-08-24

Cannabis Tracking System Order

The Minister of Health, pursuant to subsection 82(1) of the Cannabis ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Cannabis Tracking System Order.

Ottawa, August 21, 2018

Ginette C. Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this Order.

    Act

    Act means the Cannabis Act. (Loi)

    cannabis product

    cannabis product has the same meaning as in subsection 1(2) of the Regulations. (produit du cannabis)

    finished cannabis

    finished cannabis means cannabis contained in a cannabis product. (cannabis fini)

    licence for analytical testing

    licence for analytical testing means a licence referred to in paragraph 8(1)(c) of the Regulations. (licence d’essais analytiques)

    licence for cultivation

    licence for cultivation means a licence referred to in paragraph 8(1)(a) of the Regulations. (licence de culture)

    licence for processing

    licence for processing means a licence referred to in paragraph 8(1)(b) of the Regulations. (licence de transformation)

    licence for research

    licence for research means a licence referred to in paragraph 8(1)(e) of the Regulations. (licence de recherche)

    licence for sale for medical purposes

    licence for sale for medical purposes means a licence referred to in subsection 8(5) of the Regulations. (licence de vente à des fins médicales)

    public body

    public body includes a Crown corporation. (organisme public)

    Regulations

    Regulations means the Cannabis Regulations. (Règlement)

    site

    site has the same meaning as in subsection 1(2) of the Regulations. (lieu)

    unfinished cannabis

    unfinished cannabis means cannabis other than cannabis contained in a cannabis product. (cannabis non fini)

  • Marginal note:Interpretation

    (2) For the purposes of this Order,

    • (a) a reference to cannabis contained in a cannabis product includes cannabis that is the cannabis product; and

    • (b) a reference to the sale or distribution of cannabis — including cannabis products — does not include

      • (i) the return of cannabis,

      • (ii) the sale or distribution of cannabis for the purposes of destruction, or

      • (iii) the import or export of cannabis.

Federal Licences

Marginal note:Information to be provided

  •  (1) A holder of a licence for cultivation, a licence for processing or a licence for sale for medical purposes that authorizes the possession of cannabis must, no later than the 15th day of each month, provide the Minister with the following information, as applicable, in respect of the site specified in the licence:

    • (a) the total quantity of finished cannabis that formed part of the inventory at the site on the first day of the previous month;

    • (b) the total quantity of unfinished cannabis that formed part of the inventory at the site on the first day of the previous month;

    • (c) the quantity of finished cannabis that was added to the inventory at the site during the previous month by virtue of

      • (i) the sale or distribution of cannabis products to the holder,

      • (ii) the packaging and labelling of cannabis, or a cannabis accessory containing cannabis, by the holder for sale to consumers at the retail level,

      • (iii) the return of cannabis products to the holder, or

      • (iv) any other reason;

    • (d) the quantity of unfinished cannabis that was added to the inventory at the site during the previous month by virtue of

      • (i) being sold or distributed to the holder by

        • (A) holders of a licence for cultivation,

        • (B) holders of a licence for processing,

        • (C) holders of a licence for analytical testing or a licence for research, or

        • (D) holders of a licence issued under subsection 62(1) of the Act in relation to industrial hemp,

      • (ii) being produced from other unfinished cannabis,

      • (iii) being imported,

      • (iv) being returned to the holder, or

      • (v) any other reason;

    • (e) the quantity of finished cannabis that ceased to form part of the inventory at the site during the previous month by virtue of

      • (i) the sale or distribution of cannabis products,

      • (ii) the destruction of cannabis products,

      • (iii) the loss or theft of cannabis products,

      • (iv) the return of cannabis products by the holder, or

      • (v) any other reason;

    • (f) the quantity of finished cannabis that ceased to form part of the inventory at the site during the previous month by virtue of

      • (i) the retail sale or the distribution of cannabis products to consumers, other than as a result of a purchase order referred to in section 289 of the Regulations,

      • (ii) the sale or distribution of cannabis products as a result of a purchase order referred to in section 289 of the Regulations, and

      • (iii) the sale or distribution of cannabis products to persons who are authorized to sell or distribute cannabis under subsection 69(1) of the Act; and

    • (g) the quantity of unfinished cannabis that ceased to form part of the inventory at the site during the previous month by virtue of

      • (i) being sold or distributed to

        • (A) holders of a licence for cultivation,

        • (B) holders of a licence for processing, or

        • (C) holders of a licence for analytical testing or a licence for research,

      • (ii) being used to produce other unfinished cannabis,

      • (iii) being packaged and labelled, either alone or within a cannabis accessory, by the holder for sale to consumers at the retail level,

      • (iv) being exported,

      • (v) being destroyed,

      • (vi) being lost due to drying or other normally accepted business activities,

      • (vii) being lost or stolen in circumstances that require notice to be provided under subsection 246(1) of the Regulations,

      • (viii) being returned by the holder, or

      • (ix) any other reason.

  • Marginal note:Quantity by class of finished cannabis

    (2) The quantities of finished cannabis referred to in paragraphs (1)(a), (c) and (e) must be provided for each class of finished cannabis specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 and be expressed in the applicable unit of measurement specified in column 2.

  • Marginal note:Quantity by class of unfinished cannabis

    (3) The quantities of unfinished cannabis referred to in paragraphs (1)(b), (d) and (g) must be provided for each class of unfinished cannabis specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 and be expressed in the applicable unit of measurement specified in column 2.

  • Marginal note:Quantity by province and class

    (4) The quantities of finished cannabis referred to in paragraph (1)(f) must be

    • (a) provided for each province in which the persons to whom the cannabis products are sold or distributed are located and for each class of finished cannabis specified in column 1 of Schedule 1; and

    • (b) expressed in the applicable unit of measurement specified in column 2 of Schedule 1.

  • Marginal note:Cessation of activities

    (5) A holder of a licence that ceases to conduct activities under the licence must provide any information that has yet to be provided under subsection (1) in respect of the previous month, as well as information in respect of the month in which the activities cease, within 15 days after the day on which the activities cease.

 
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