dicentra Journal: June

dicentra Journal: June

June 28, 2018 By

| Canada’s SFCR announced, Prop 65, C-45 passed, animal products, CBD as NHP |


Prop 65 affects most product categories. Ask us how we can help you craft warning statements, evaluate products, establish safe harbor levels, and ensure you’re protected while doing business in California.

Bill C-45 Passed

Last week on June 21, 2018 the Cannabis Act, or Bill C-45 officially received royal assent. Canada is now the second country in the world, the first of the G-7 nations to legalize the use of adult recreational cannabis.

As announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as of October 17th, 2018, cannabis will be legal for recreational use in Canada. So, what is happening in the meantime? The provinces, territories and municipalities are finalizing their regulations and retail sales channels (federal regulations came out yesterday, June 27, 2018). It is important to note that the regulation of edibles and beverages were not included in the initial round but is expected within the year.

The structure of cannabis regulation in Canada will have Health Canada continuing to regulate personal production and licenced cannabis producers for medicinal cannabis, whereas for recreational use, Health Canada will continue regulating the licensed producers with the provinces and territories having control over personal production, distribution and sales of the product.

According to Deloitte, Canada’s cannabis market could be almost $7.2 billion by 2019. dicentra is committed to helping companies be a part of this newly legalized industry whether it be as a producer of cannabis, as a supplier of products to producers like fertilizers, or bringing new product types with cannabis to the Canadian market.




Canada’s cannabis market is opening up, and dicentra has the depth of experience you need to navigate Health Canada’s regulations. We’ve been doing it since 2002! Visit dicentra.cc for guidance and services for the medical and recreational marijuana product categories.

Health Canada Finalizes Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR)

June 26, 2018

New Adverse Reactions Guidance Documents for Marketed Health Products in Canada

June 13, 2018

How are Animal Products Regulated in the US?

June 12, 2018

New Guidance for Food Labeling Regulations Under the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA)

June 5, 2018

Canada’s Next Biggest Natural Health Product: CBD

June 5, 2018


July 15-18

Grow Up Conference & Expo
September 7-8

Niagara Falls, ON

NBJ Summit
July 17-19
Rancho Palos Verdes, California

CHFA Expo East
September 13-16
Booth 834

Free Consultations

At CHFA Expo East, dicentra will have representatives available from all four divisions to meet with you for a free 30-minute consulation. Talk to our experts in life sciences, food safety & quality, certifications, and cannabis.


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