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Cannabis Regulations

Version of section 113 from 2018-10-17 to 2019-10-16:

Marginal note:Uniform colour

  •  (1) Except as otherwise provided under the Act, any other Act of Parliament or any provincial Act, the colour of the interior surface and exterior surface of any container in which a cannabis product is packaged must be one uniform colour. However, the interior surface may be a different colour than that of the exterior surface.

  • Marginal note:Colour — other requirements

    (2) The colour of the interior surface and exterior surface must meet the following requirements:

    • (a) it must not have the lustre of metal or have metallic properties in the ink, such as Pantone Metallics or Pantone Premium Metallics;

    • (b) it must not be fluorescent, have fluorescent properties in the ink or have pigments that absorb ultraviolet energy and transmit it as a longer wavelength, such as the Pantone 800 series; and

    • (c) it must create a contrast with

      • (i) the yellow colour of the background of the health warning message, and

      • (ii) the red colour of the standardized cannabis symbol.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite subsection (2), an interior surface that is made of metal may be the colour of the metal.

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