The cannabis-infused edible sector in the Canadian cannabis industry will be huge one. Canadians will likely spend hundreds of millions of dollars in the coming years on cannabis edibles. When cannabis legalization first took place the rules and regulations regarding edibles were not available.
After much anticipation, they have come up with a new set of rules. Rules in which cannabis edibles and extracts will have to comply with. There are a few things you’ll want to know about this new set of rules.
What You Need to Know
Here are some of the things you need to know about Canada’s new edible and extract rules.
- Topicals, concentrates, and edibles will have THC limits. Those are as follows;
- Concentrates and topicals will have a limit of 1,000 mg of THC per package.
- Cannabis beverages and edibles will have limitations of 10mg per package.
- Cannabis capsules will have a limit of 1,000mg per package and 10mg per dose.
- Certain ingredients will also have limitations such as limits on caffeine content and no additional minerals, vitamins, or alcohol.
- Additionally, labeling and packaging will be a priority. It will have to contain health warnings, contents, allergen facts, nutrition facts, as well as the national symbol for cannabis products that have THC.
- Even though cannabis is widely available for medicinal purposes, companies will not be allowed to make any form of health claims.
- No association with alcohol brands or alcoholic beverages in conjunction with cannabis can be made.
They’re giving the public in Canada until February 20th, 2019 to let officials know what they think about their set of rules regulating cannabis edibles and extracts.