CANNABIS COMPLIANCE QUALITY
QUALITY ASSURANCE UNDER CANNABIS ACT REGULATIONS
Health Canada focuses on Good Production Practices which are described in your Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the following:
- Plant and equipment
- Cleaning and Sanitation
- Training and Personnel
- Pest Control
- Good Agricultural Practices in Growing Cannabis
You will require a highly qualified quality assurance person and also, under the Cannabis Regulations, a Master Grower if you plan to cultivate cannabis.
QUALITY ASSURANCE REPORT
WE HAVE THE SKILLS / EXPERIENCE ALONG WITH QUALIFIED QUALITY ASSURANCE EXPERTS WHO CAN WRITE THE PRE-LICENSING QUALITY ASSURANCE REPORT FOR FILING WITH PRODUCER'S LICENSE APPLICATION
The pre-licensing quality assurance report is the key document in the Producer's Licence application. It covers the entire process from seed to sale and is completed and signed by your QUALITY ASSURANCE PERSON. This person is a key employee and must meet strict criteria set down by the Canadian FDA.
There are high-quality standards you need to meet for good production or manufacturing practices such as personnel, packaging, shipping, operations, premises, sanitation, security, cleaning and record keeping. Canada is a world leader in not only setting quality standards in Canadian Food & Drugs Administration but also ensuring that these standards are adhered to meet similar strict industry and legal standards used in their manufacture.
The Cannabis Regulations also read with the Canadian Food and Environmental Safety Regulations and other associated legislation describe the quality requirements that the Licensed Producer is required to meet when filing the application for a producer’s license.
The Quality Assurance Report requirements are also described in the Natural Products Act & Regulations, read together with Cannabis Regulations. It requires more than the interpretation of these requirements, but a thorough knowledge of quality assurance, good manufacturing practices, and the standard operating procedures as well as Hazard Critical Control Analysis Points after becoming operational.
QUALITY ASSURANCE PERSON
WE CAN HELP FIND YOU A QUALIFIED ACMPR QUALITY ASSURANCE PERSON OR REVIEW THE QAP'S RESUME AND AMEND THIS TO HELP QUALIFY THE QAP WITH HEALTH CANADA!
The quality assurance person will be required to not only comply with the regulatory requirements but also be capable of writing standard operating procedures, some of which are required to be submitted with the application.
This person must prove with sufficient evidence in the Application to Health Canada that s/he can comply with the Cannabis Regulations - if not the Application will be immediately rejected. The QAP’s credentials and qualifications and credentials are key to the success of obtaining the producer’s license. The QAP is required to have a degree in Canadian Science or equivalent and experience in working and understanding Standard Operating experience and also have the ability to interpret the scientific results for the testing of hazardous substances and organisms.