Canadian cannabis companies have been required to stop selling certain ingestible cannabis products, which could cost the industry millions.
Health Canada, the Canadian federal agency for Public Health, deemed that certain products sold by some cannabis companies have been incorrectly labeled as extracts rather than edibles, reported MJBizDaily.
A letter signed by Anika Stella Chasse, acting director general of the Compliance Directorate in Health Canada’s Controlled Substances and Cannabis Branch, calls on Canadian cannabis companies to stop selling all of these products. However, the letter does not order them to remove the products from shelves.
“Upon further review of the products in question, Health Canada has assessed that this product is edible cannabis and, consequently, it contains a quantity of THC that exceeds the allowable limit of 10 mg per immediate container," according to the letter, which stresses the definition of extract, edible and …