The preparation and submission of a federal cannabis licence application can be extremely gruelling and quite challenging. At first glance, a licence application may seem straightforward and easy to compile […] Read More >>
Clinical research involving cannabis has had a challenging history; until very recently (and arguably still) it remains an area of clinical research characterized by historically heavy regulation and seemingly endless […] Read More >>
The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) and the Canadian Hemp Trade Association (CHTA) released a white paper on the “Smart Regulation of CBD” calling for the federal government to remove […] Read More >>
Beginning in October 2019, cannabis processors will be able to start producing new classes of cannabis products. Health Canada is now accepting license amendments to allow for the production of […] Read More >>
Canada Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally-occurring phytocannabinoid in the Cannabis sativa L. plant and is responsible for many of the therapeutic properties associated with cannabis. It is important to know […] Read More >>
Effective immediately, Health Canada will require new applicants for cultivation, processing or sale for medical purposes licences to have a fully built site that meets all the requirements of the […] Read More >>
On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act and its Regulations came into force in Canada. This was a momentous day not only for Canada but for the history of cannabis. […] Read More >>
Two weeks ago, Canada finally legalized cannabis for retail sale and we saw products packaged in very generic-looking containers. Each container featured a stop sign-style THC warning and a bright […] Read More >>
Health Canada recently revised the cosmetic ingredient hotlist, a science-based document used to communicate known safety concerns associated with cosmetic ingredients. This revision resulted in “cannabis, as defined in subsection […] Read More >>
Every day, we take for granted the medical treatments offered by our physicians for illnesses like hypertension and epilepsy. If medical professionals and the pharmaceutical industry did not invest in […] Read More >>
On April 13, 2017, the future of cannabis in Canada changed. On this date, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, known as the Cannabis Act, in the House of […] Read More >>
On June 27th, Health Canada announced new cannabis regulations in support of the Cannabis Act, which received Royal Assent the week before and is scheduled to come into effect on […] Read More >>
Yesterday 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 […] Read More >>
Update (June 28, 2018): Cannabis is added to Schedule II of the Natural Health Product Regulations. Contact us for further information. 1-866-647-3279 or info@dicentra.com. Update (June 28, 2018): CBD as […] Read More >>
Cannabis that is available in a wide range of infused foods and beverages are typically referred to as “edibles”. These products can be made with different types of cannabis, with […] Read More >>
On April 11, 2018, Ontario announced the first four locations for cannabis retail stores, provincially run by the LCBO and the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), while other provinces had made […] Read More >>