BULLETIN: Proposed Regulations on Cannabis Edibles

BULLETIN: Proposed Regulations on Cannabis Edibles

Government of Canada: Health Canada is launching public consultations on the strict regulation of additional cannabis products, namely edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals. The consultation will be open starting December 20, 2018 until February 20, 2019. The purpose of these consultations build on the Government of Canada’s public health…
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Ingredients, Allergens and the Impact of Recalls

Ingredients, Allergens and the Impact of Recalls

More than 2.6 million Canadians live with food allergies, with over half of those being children [1]. While there is no cure for food allergies, it can be managed by avoiding the food allergen through carefully examining food labels. Food allergens can be present in the most unexpected places, so how…
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Get Your Edible Answers Here!

Get Your Edible Answers Here!

The new class of Cannabis Regulations have been finalized. These regulations will come into force on October 17, 2019 and new products will be available for sale by mid-December 2019 at the earliest to allow you to stuff your Christmas stockings or to ring in the New Year with whatever…
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BULLETIN: Edible Cannabis Regulations Finalized

BULLETIN: Edible Cannabis Regulations Finalized

We have received an advanced copy of the final regulations for new cannabis products which will be released by Health Canada to the general public on June 26, 2019. Source Nutraceutical is now available to assist new and existing companies with the compliance requirements for their edible cannabis, cannabis extracts, and cannabis topicals products.The regulations will…
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Clinical Trials: A Foundation for Your New Product Claims

Clinical Trials: A Foundation for Your New Product Claims

Clinical trials have become an important component of product development and marketing. Selecting the right partner to conduct the clinical trial is essential, as the results can give support to a claim that may be added to a product. Health Canada allows marketing of products added with claims based on the…
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Cannabis Packaging Trends

Cannabis Packaging Trends

With Canada legalizing cannabis in October of 2018, there have been strict regulations put in place for cannabis packaging that have left many hoping for changes in the near future. The plain label packaging requirement has made it hard for the legal industry to differentiate their brand from competitors, including…
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Finished Product Testing and Shelf Life Study

Finished Product Testing and Shelf Life Study

Companies must hold a site licence to manufacture, package, label or import natural health products (NHPs) in Canada. The site licence provides assurance that Health Canada approved good manufacturing practices (GMP) for natural health product (NHP) are followed. All products that are released for sale on the Canadian market must…
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#BeLikeJoe – “Do it Yourself”

#BeLikeJoe – “Do it Yourself”

Ah the great debate, to “Do it Yourself” or to leave it to the professionals. There are so many situations in life where our “Do it Yourself” intuition takes over and we embark on a journey of questions, unknowns and, at times, trial and error. While this can be a…
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New Food Labelling Regulations

New Food Labelling Regulations

You may remember our Industry Bulletin (December 2016); summarizing Health Canada’s publication of updated Food and Drug Regulations – Nutrition Labelling, Other Labelling Provisions and Food Colours, in Canada Gazette, Part II. These changes to nutrition labelling align with the launch of Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy in the fall of…
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