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ontario regulation 327/18

made under the

Cannabis Act, 2017

Made: April 18, 2018
Filed: April 24, 2018
Published on e-Laws: April 24, 2018
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: May 12, 2018

Non-Application of Act to Certain Cannabis and Cannabis Products

Industrial hemp

1. (1) The Act does not apply to activities respecting,

(a) a cannabis plant or any part of a cannabis plant whose leaves and flowering heads do not contain more than 0.3 per cent THC w/w;

(b) the derivatives of the grain or seed, but not of the leaves, flowers or branches, of a plant described in clause (a); or

(c) any product made from the derivatives of the grain or seed of a plant described in clause (a), if the product contains no more than 10 ppm THC.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the grain of a plant referred to in clause (1) (a) is an achene of such a plant that is not represented, sold or used to grow a plant.

Drugs under the Food and Drugs Act (Canada)

2. The Act does not apply to activities respecting drugs within the meaning of the Food and Drugs Act (Canada) that are authorized for sale under that Act.


3. This Regulation comes into force on the later of the day subsection 5 (4) of Schedule 1 (Cannabis Act, 2017) to the Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017 comes into force and the day it is filed.