Canadian Marijuana Packaging Restrictions

The federal government says that Canadians generally support its planned approach to the legalization of marijuana, including detailed proposals surrounding plain packaging and warning labels.

As part of a broader release of the results of its public consultations, Health Canada announced on Monday that all cannabis products sold to consumers will need to be child-resistant, with plain packaging that is a single, uniform colour and does not include any graphics or images.

Packaging must also be “tamper evident,” so that the consumer will know immediately if the product has been opened or otherwise tampered with before purchase.

Read the full article from Global News.

SOURCE: Scotti, M. (2018, March 19). Global News. Government confirms pot packaging will be plain, with branding and logos ‘restricted’. Retrieved from https://globalnews.ca/news/4091721/marijuana-legal-packaging-canada-plain/

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