By Associated Press
(AP) — The Canadian government says a limited selection of cannabis-infused food products (edibles) will hit retail shelves throughout the country in December.
Last October, Canada became the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace but it has delayed the sale of edibles containing marijuana.
The government released details Friday of the final version of its regulations governing these marijuana products, including topicals and extracts, and says the rules will come into force on Oct. 17.
But it notes that after the rules take effect, federal cannabis license holders must provide 60-days’ notice to Health Canada of their intent to sell new marijuana-related products, which means these products cannot be available for legal sale until Dec. 17 at the earliest.
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