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Registration

SOR/2016-231 August 5, 2016

FOOD AND DRUGS ACT

Cannabis Exemption (Food and Drugs Act) Regulations

P.C. 2016-744 August 5, 2016

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to paragraph 30(1)(j) of the Food and Drugs Act (see footnote a), makes the annexed Cannabis Exemption (Food and Drugs Act) Regulations.

Cannabis Exemption (Food and Drugs Act) Regulations

Definitions

Definitions

1 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

cannabis means the substance set out in item 1 of Schedule II to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, other than cannabis that is sold to be used for the purpose of a clinical trial, as that term is defined in section C.05.001 of the Food and Drug Regulations. (cannabis ou chanvre indien)

designated person has the same meaning as in subsection 1(1) of the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. (personne designée)

licensed producer has the same meaning as in subsection 1(1) of the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. (producteur autorisé)

marihuana means the substance referred to as “Cannabis (marihuana)” in subitem 1(2) of Schedule II to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, other than marihuana that is sold or imported to be used for the purpose of a clinical trial, as that term is defined in section C.05.001 of the Food and Drug Regulations. (marihuana)

Exemptions

Exemption — cannabis

2 Cannabis is exempt from the application of the Food and Drug Regulations if it is produced by a licensed producer or designated person in accordance with the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations.

Exemption — marihuana

3 Marihuana is exempt from the application of the Food and Drug Regulations if it is imported or exported by a licensed producer in accordance with an import or export permit issued under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations.

Repeal

4 The Marihuana Exemption (Food and Drugs Act) Regulations (see footnote 1) are repealed.

Coming into Force

August 24, 2016

5 These Regulations come into force on August 24, 2016.

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for these Regulations appears following SOR/2016-230, Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations.