The CSQ Scheme and Audit Requirements go live today for public comment until July 31, 2020.

July 1, 2020: Today CSQ is officially announcing the launch of its website and the Cannabis Safety & Quality Scheme which is built around both ISO Requirements and the GFSI Benchmarking Requirements. CSQ was made for the cannabis industry, by the cannabis industry. Each standard has been developed by industry professionals and stakeholders to meet industry, customers, and regulatory requirements from seed-to-sale.

Cannabis Safety & Quality (CSQ) Standards:

  • Growing and Cultivation of Cannabis Plants
  • Manufacturing and Extraction of Cannabis
  • Manufacturing and Infusion of Cannabis into Food & Beverage Products
  • Manufacturing of Cannabis Dietary Supplements

Visit today to view the CSQ Scheme Requirements and the four CSQ Standards launching in the coming months. Provide your input on the cannabis industry’s most trusted safety & quality certification until July 31st.

If you are a Certification Body (CB) or Accreditation Body (AB) wanting to find out more information about how you can get involved in the CSQ Certification or Accreditation process, please email

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