Cannabis 101: Food Safety, Product Development, and Regulations For Edibles Manufacturers

May 10, 2018
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1021 West Hastings Street, 9th Floor, Vancouver

Cannabis 101

When: Thursday, May 10th, from 1pm-4pm

Location: MNP Office Towers at 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Sponsored by: MNP LLP 

Need some direction on how to start your own line of edibles? Are you thinking of adding cannabis to your product line or starting a new brand that explores its opportunities? At Sessions 1 & 2 of our Cannabis Forums, MNPZenabis, and SGS Canada will share their expertise on food safety, quality control, regulatory, and risk management.

1:00 to 1:10pm Introductions

1:10 to 1:40pm Cannabis 101

  • An Overview of the Cannabis Plant
  • A Brief History of Cannabis Regulations in Canada
  • Canadian Cannabis Regulatory Framework and Landscape
  • Canadian Cannabis Industry Overview
  •  Industry Statistics
  • Key Players

1:40 to 2:20pm Cannabis Edibles

  • The Road to 2019 (e.g. Introduce High Level Reasons Why One-Year Delay)
  • Canadian Edibles Market (e.g. Market Survey Results)
  • Edibles Regulations in the US: The Case of Colorado (e.g. Products, Licensing, Sales, Packaging, Marketing, and Distribution)
  • Key Edibles Manufacturing Companies in the US and their Products

2:20 to 3:35pm Closing of the Session

  • Key Takeaways
  • Questions
  • Next Steps  - Industry Feedback, Sign up for our Next Cannabis Forum!

3:35 to 4:00pm Networking


For all inquiries, please contact Sandra at Sandra@bcfpa, or call us at 604-371-4245

Please describe any dietary restrictions, accessibility requirements, etc.
Session 1 Cannabis 101