We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Analytical Cannabis Logo
Home > News > Policy > Content Piece

Health Canada to Streamline its Cannabis Licensing Process

By Leo Bear-McGuinness

Published: Apr 11, 2022   
Listen with
Register for FREE to listen to this article
Thank you. Listen to this article using the player above.

Canadian cannabis companies will soon be able to sell dried and fresh products during their initial licensing process.

As of April 19, Health Canada, the federal body that oversees cannabis legalization, will begin granting authorizations to micro- and standard-processing license holders to allow them to sell their products without needing to first submit a sales amendment application – which has been the standard practice up until now.

It’s hoped the change will help new license holders bring their products to market more quickly.

The amended process means that that existing license holders that aren’t authorized to sell dried and fresh cannabis products will be reissued with new conditions within 90 days.

The licensed companies will then have to wait 60 more days after their Notification of New Cannabis Products has been submitted to be able to sell products to provincial and territorial retailers.


Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the topic tag shown below.


Stay connected with the latest news in cannabis extraction, science and testing

Get the latest news with the FREE weekly Analytical Cannabis newsletter