About the Cannabis micro processing license
The micro processing license is limited restriction of 600kg of dried product per year, unless you also hold a micro-cultivation license, upto 200 square meters of marijuana.
A license for micro processing also has less stringent security and personnel requirements.
License holders are permitted to produce finished product in the form of oil extraction, liquids and soft gels.
Cannabis 2.0 : Edibles Extracts and Cannabis Tropicals
Health Canada amended schedule 4 to the Cannabis Act on October 17, 2019, to add 3 new classes of cannabis:
- Edible cannabis: products containing cannabis that are intended to be consumed in the same manner as food.
- Cannabis extracts: products that are produced using extraction processing methods or by synthesising Phyto cannbiniods (concentrates and tincture).
- Cannabis topicals: products that include cannabis as an ingredient and that are intended to be used on external body surfaces).
How to obtain a Cannabis micro processing license
What we need from you
Identify a physical site for the micro processing license
Inquire from local and/or provincial government if there are any bylaws or other laws that will prevent cannabis operations under the Cannabis Regulations
Ensure that all senior personnel, such as the Quality Assurance Person and Directors, can pass security clearance
What we do for you
Work with your construction project manager to ensure no wasted building costs and that the internal build out is completed according to the developed floor plan in compliance with Health Canada's requirements
Drafting the Quality Assurance Report Part 5 (Good Production Practices) of the Cannabis Regulations, as well as assist in the selection of the extraction technology.
Advice on the record keeping package with screenshots for use in the license application and for later use when operational.
Constructing of the Organizational Chart for outlining the relationships of directors and officers as well as those entitles or individuals that directly control the license.
Analysis of corporate information such as articles of association, shareholders and supply agreements and writing the Health Canada’s Key Investors Report defined in the Cannabis Regulations.
Constructing the Site Organizational Chart, with the security audit and security report that describes the security information and security standard operating procedures (20) detailing the security mitigation measures to potential security threats.
Formal notifications according to s.7 (1) of the Cannabis Regulations to local government, RCMP, fire department, and local government.
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