Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations
P.C. 2013-645 2013-06-06
Whereas a provision of the annexed Regulations provides for the communication of information obtained under the Regulations to certain classes of persons referred to in paragraph 55(1)(s) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances ActFootnote a and, in the opinion of the Governor in Council, it is necessary to communicate that information to those classes of persons for the proper administration or enforcement of the Act and the Regulations;
Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to subsection 55(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations.
Return to footnote aS.C. 1996, c. 19
Act means the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. (Loi)
adult means a person who is 18 years of age or older. (adulte)
advertisement has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Narcotic Control Regulations. (annonce)
brand name means, with reference to cannabis, the name, in English or French,
cannabis means the substance set out in item 1 of Schedule II to the Act. (chanvre indien)
client means a person who is registered as a client with a licensed producer under section 111. (client)
competent authority has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Narcotic Control Regulations. (autorité compétente)
delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol means Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol ((6aR, 10aR)-6a,7,8,10a-tetrahydro-6,6,9-trimethyl-3-pentyl-6H-dibenzo [b,d] pyran-1-ol). (delta-9-tétrahydrocannabinol)
dried marihuana means harvested marihuana that has been subjected to any drying process. (marihuana séchée)
former Regulations means the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations made by Order in Council P.C. 2001-1146 of June 14, 2001 and registered as SOR/2001-227. (ancien règlement)
health care practitioner
praticien de la santé
health care practitioner means, except in sections 102 and 102.1, a medical practitioner or a nurse practitioner. (praticien de la santé)
hospital has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Narcotic Control Regulations. (hôpital)
immediate container means the container referred to in paragraph 64(a). (contenant immédiat)
international obligation means an obligation in respect of cannabis set out in a convention, treaty or other multilateral or bilateral instrument that Canada has ratified or to which Canada adheres. (obligation internationale)
licensed dealer has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Narcotic Control Regulations. (distributeur autorisé)
licensed producer means the holder of a licence issued under section 25. (producteur autorisé)
local government includes the government of
marihuana means the substance referred to as “Cannabis (marihuana)” in subitem 1(2) of Schedule II to the Act. (marihuana)
medical document means a medical document referred to in section 129. (document médical)
medical practitioner means a person who
nurse practitioner means a nurse practitioner within the meaning of section 1 of the New Classes of Practitioners Regulations who
pest control product
pest control product has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Pest Control Products Act. (produit antiparasitaire)
pharmacist means a pharmacist within the meaning of section 2 of the Narcotic Control Regulations who is not named in a notice issued under section 48 of those Regulations that has not been retracted under section 49 of those Regulations. (pharmacien)
responsible person in charge
responsible person in charge means, for the purpose of Part 1, the person designated under paragraph 22(1)(b). (personne responsable)
habilitation de sécurité
security clearance means a security clearance granted by the Minister under section 92. (habilitation de sécurité)
Directive en matière de sécurité
Security Directive means the Directive on Physical Security Requirements for Controlled Substances (Security Requirements for Licensed Dealers for the Storage of Controlled Substances) published by the Department of Health, as amended from time to time. (Directive en matière de sécurité)
senior person in charge
senior person in charge means the person designated under paragraph 22(1)(a). (responsable principal)
transfer means, except in sections 118, 122 and 132, to transfer, whether directly or indirectly, without consideration. (transférer)
Marginal note:Miscellaneous rules
(2) The rules set out in subsections (3) to (6) apply in these Regulations.
Marginal note:Producer’s site
(3) A reference to the site of a licensed producer is a reference to the site specified in the producer’s licence.
(4) Cannabis is destroyed when it is altered or denatured to such an extent that its consumption is rendered impossible or improbable.
(5) The production of marihuana includes subjecting it to a drying process.
(6) For greater certainty, a reference to “provide” includes “transfer”.
- SOR/2014-51, s. 5;
- SOR/2015-132, s. 4.
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