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Cannabis Regulations

Version of section 229 from 2019-10-17 to 2022-12-01:

Marginal note:Destruction of cannabis

  •  (1) A holder of a licence other than a cannabis drug licence, if they destroy cannabis or cause it to be destroyed, must retain a document that contains the following information:

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

    • (b) the date on which the cannabis is destroyed and its pre-destruction net weight or volume on that date;

    • (c) the address of the location at which the cannabis is destroyed;

    • (d) a brief description of the method of destruction; and

    • (e) the names of the individuals who witness the destruction and are qualified to do so under paragraph 43(1)(b), together with the basis on which they are qualified under subsection 43(2).

  • Marginal note:Statement by witnesses

    (2) The holder must obtain, for each instance in which cannabis is destroyed, a statement signed and dated by two of the witnesses referred to in paragraph (1)(e) stating that they witnessed the destruction and that the cannabis was destroyed in accordance with a method referred to in paragraph 43(1)(a).

  • Marginal note:Retention period

    (3) The document referred to in subsection (1) and the statement referred to in subsection (2) must be retained for at least two years after the day on which the cannabis is destroyed.

  • SOR/2019-206, s. 64

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