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Accessing cannabis for medical purposes, applying to be a licensed producer
All phytocannabinoids, with several exceptions, are listed on the Prescription Drug List. If you wish to manufacture and sell a health product containing CBD that makes a health claim, you require approval for the product as a prescription drug under the Food and Drug Regulations.
To import or export the industrial hemp seeds or grain, you must:
The flowering heads, branches and leaves may only be imported or exported by a licence holder under the Cannabis Regulations:
CBD and prescription drugs
CBD and products containing CBD, such as cannabis oil, may only be sold by a:
The provinces and territories are responsible for determining how cannabis is distributed and sold within their jurisdictions.
CBD is a controlled substance under United Nations drug control conventions. Consistent with the controlled status of CBD internationally, CBD is a controlled substance in Canada and other jurisdictions.
For hemp-seed oil to be exempted from the Cannabis Act, no phytocannabinoid including THC and CBD may be added or concentrated by processing.