Learn About Laws

Federal, provincial and territorial governments share responsibility for overseeing the proposed new system.

The Federal government’s responsibilities are to set:

  • Strict requirements for producers who grow and manufacture cannabis
  • Industry-wide rules and standards, including:
    • types of cannabis products available for sale
    • packaging and labelling requirements for products
    • standardized serving sizes and potency
    • prohibitions on the use of certain ingredients
    • good production practices
    • tracking requirements of cannabis from seed to sale to keep it out of the illegal market
    • restrictions on promotional activities