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Cannabis Regulations

Version of section 227 from 2018-10-17 to 2019-10-16:

Marginal note:Sale, distribution and export of cannabis

  •  (1) A holder of a licence, if they sell, distribute or export cannabis, must retain a document that contains the following information:

    • (a) the name of the person to which it is sold, distributed or exported;

    • (b) the address of the location from which it is sold, distributed or exported and the place to which it is sent or delivered;

    • (c) the date on which it is sold, distributed or exported;

    • (d) the quantity that is sold, distributed or exported;

    • (e) a description of the cannabis, including, if applicable, the brand name;

    • (f) its lot or batch number;

    • (g) in the case of a drug containing cannabis, the form of the drug and its strength per unit;

    • (h) in the case of cannabis plants, cannabis plant seeds or cannabis that is not of a class of cannabis set out in Schedule 4 to the Act, the intended use, if known; and

    • (i) in the case of a cannabis accessory that is a cannabis product, a description of the cannabis accessory.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) The obligation set out in subsection (1) does not apply if the cannabis is sold or distributed to

    • (a) an individual who has placed a purchase order for it under subsection 289(1); or

    • (b) an individual, other than an individual referred to in paragraph (a), who does not hold a licence and who is obtaining the cannabis for their personal use.

  • Marginal note:Retention period

    (3) The document must be retained for at least two years after the day on which it is prepared.

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