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March 19, 2018 Government of Canada’s Proposed Packaging Regulations of Cannabis

Health Canada’s proposed approach for the Cannabis industry was updated today to include the summary of comments received during the public consultation period. Below is a summary of the Packaging & Labelling section:

  • Packaging must be Tamper Evident
  • Packaging must be Child-Resistant
  • Packaging must prevent contamination
  • Packaging must keep cannabis dry
  • THC / CBD Potency clearly illustrated
  • Name of Producer & Contact Information
  • Standardized Cannabis Symbol (Red C-0 M-100 Y-92 K-0 / Black C-0 M-0 Y-0 K-100 / White C-0 M-0 Y-0 K-0)
  • 1 (of 14) Warning Message(s) displayed with Yellow (C-0 M-0 Y-100 K-0) background
  • Prohibited to display any other image or graphic
  • Colours must contrast with colours of the standard cannabis symbol and the background of the warning message
  • Size restriction of Logo / Brand Element features
  • Label and package backgrounds would need to be a single, uniform colour (inside and outside)
  • Prohibited to use any fluorescent or metallic colours
  • Labels and packages could not have any coating (e.g., gloss or matte coatings), embossing (raised or recessed relief images), texture, foil, cut-outs or peel-away labels
  • Any over-wrap must be clear; and
  • It would be prohibited to include any insert in a package

Color Ad Packaging Ltd. is pleased to confirm our pouch conforms to all of the above.