Vol. 147, No. 13 — June 19, 2013
SOR/2013-120 June 7, 2013
FOOD AND DRUGS ACT
Marihuana Exemption (Food and Drugs Act) Regulations
P.C. 2013-646 June 6, 2013
His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to paragraph 30(1)(j) of the Food and Drugs Act (see footnote a), makes the annexed Marihuana Exemption (Food and Drugs Act) Regulations.
MARIHUANA EXEMPTION (FOOD AND DRUGS ACT) REGULATIONS
1. The following definitions apply in these Regulations.
- “licensed producer”
« producteur autorisé »
- “licensed producer” has the same meaning as in subsection 1(1) of the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations.
« marihuana »
- “marihuana” means the substance referred to as “Cannabis (marihuana)” in subitem 1(2) of Schedule II to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, other than marihuana that is sold or imported to be used for the purpose of a clinical trial, as that term is defined in section C.05.001 of the Food and Drug Regulations.
Exemption — Food and Drug Regulations
2. Marihuana is exempt from the application of the Food and Drug Regulations if it is
- (a) produced by a licensed producer in accordance with the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations; or
- (b) imported or exported by a licensed producer in accordance with an import or export permit issued under those Regulations.
Exemption — Food and Drugs Act
3. Marihuana is exempt from the application of the Food and Drugs Act and the regulations made under it, other than these Regulations, if it is produced
- (a) under contract with Her Majesty in right of Canada; or
- (b) under a designated-person production licence, as defined in subsection 1(1) of the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations.
Contract with Her Majesty
4. Marihuana is exempt from the application of the Food and Drug Regulations if it is produced under contract with Her Majesty in right of Canada.
AMENDMENT TO THESE REGULATIONS
5. Section 3 of these Regulations is repealed.
6. The Marihuana Exemption (Food and Drugs Act) Regulations (see footnote 1) are repealed.
COMING INTO FORCE
7. (1)Subject to subsections (2) and (3), these Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.
March 31, 2014
(2) Section 5 comes into force on March 31, 2014.
April 1, 2014
(3) Section 4 comes into force on April 1, 2014.