Article by Mike O, Cannabis Life Network
Health Canada recently released its regulations that aim to clarify the Cannabis Act, but at 390 pages long it’s a lot to cover, so this piece will serve as an introduction to licenses.
But first, a little background
Many outlets have pointed out that Health Canada’s regulations are a whopping 390 pages long, but in reality, it’s only half of that unless (for some reason) you decide to read it in both English and French.
There are 4 new sets of regulations coming into force with the Cannabis Act on Oct. 17 and they are:
- Cannabis Regulations
- New Industrial Hemp Regulations
- Qualifications for Designation as Analyst Regulations (Cannabis)
- Cannabis Act (Police Enforcement) Regulations
Also, at the same time that legalization kicks in, the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, aka ACMPR, will be repealed along with the current Industrial Hemp Regulations.
Prominent pro-cannabis lawyer Kirk Tousaw, who just (somewhat controversially) announced he was working with Canopy Growth Corp., said on Twitter: