Since legalization began on October 17, 2018, Health Canada says there have been 33 voluntary recalls of cannabis products and 23 product seizures, issued 9
In a notice sent out to stakeholders today, the federal regulator informed all cannabis licence holders of the annual fee changes as well as upcoming due dates for the fiscal year 2020-2021.
Health Canada announced today they will be extending several Covid-related measures until September 30 of this year. The regulator has extended these timelines several times since early 2020.
Health Canada’s Forward Regulatory Plan for 2020-2022 includes proposed amendments to the Cannabis Exemption Regulations and the Cannabis Regulations to facilitate cannabis research, including taste and effect testing.
A recent departmental report from Health Canada makes mention of several aspects of the regulator’s efforts with cannabis legalization, including reference to a pilot project using satellite technology to inspect licensed outdoor cannabis operations, as well as one involving drones for site inspection.