Posted on Oct 18, 2019

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Edibles and Other Cannabis Derivatives Become Legal in Canada This Week
New regulations for edibles and extracts take effect October 17, but products won’t hit shelves until mid-December at the earliest.

Published October 16, 2019 3:58 pmOctober 16, 2019 3:58 pm
By Adam Drury
Experts Criticize Canada's Proposed Cannabis Edibles Regulations

For Canada’s recreational cannabis consumers, a long-awaited day is just on the horizon. On October 17, 2019 one full year after Canada’s world-historic legalization of cannabis went into effect, licensed companies will finally be able to produce and sell edibles and other cannabis derivatives, such as extracts and topicals. So far, consumers on the non-medical retail market have only had access to flower. As a result, many consumers have continued to turn to unregulated, illicit retailers for edibles, vape cartridges, and other non-flower products.
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