Cannabis License Solutions in Canada

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A Glance at Cannabis Market in Canada

According to the Government of Canada, the Canadian cannabis market witnessed a total sale of 9,932,994 packaged units of cannabis across Canada for medical and non-medical purposes till the end of June 2020. Dried cannabis 71%, cannabis extracts 14% and edible cannabis represents 14% of total sales. Also, at the end of June 2020, more than 33 thousand individuals were successfully registered with Health Canada for personal and designated cultivation. 

The cannabis industry in Canada offers aspirants wonderful opportunities for a profitable business but with certain challenges. Constantly changing regulations, seeking government approvals, and getting a license to name a few are key challenges. But you don’t need to worry as Quality Smart Solutions’ cannabis consultants along with a team of former Health Canada officials and project managers will let your businesses take off the ground and let you meet cannabis regulations in Canada.

Cannabis License and Regulations in Canada

A set of Cannabis Regulations in Canada under the Cannabis Act has been framed and it applies to the production, sale, distribution, importation, and exportation of cannabis by federal license holders. According to regulations, any company intending to cultivate, grow, process, research, or sell cannabis in the Canadian market must acquire a license from the concerned authority. Moreover, permission is required to import or export industrial hemp and cannabis for scientific or medical purposes.

Labeling Regulations

To sell your products, you must ensure products are labeled with mandatory health warnings, standardized cannabis symbol, and specific information about the product.

Drug Establishment License (DEL)

To produce and sell prescription drugs containing cannabis, holding DEL under Section C.01A.008 of the Food and Drug Regulations is necessary.

Cannabis Drug License

Any individual or company engaged in researching and developing cannabis-based pharmaceuticals must have Cannabis Drug License.

Retail License

To be a legal retailer of Cannabis products in Canada, you need to require a cannabis retail license and sell licensed cannabis products online.

Turnkey Solutions for your NHP Compliance Needs

Quality Smart Solutions is committed to providing quick assistance in services related to NHP Compliance so that you can enter the industry and establish a compliant and profitable business. Contact us for NPN Licensing, Label Compliance, and Importer of Record consulting services.

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