Getting Started

Achieving Cannabis Safety and Quality Certification can seem like a daunting task. However, CSQ has provided resources to help at every step of the way. With step-by-step certification instructions, training, and more, CSQ has made Cannabis Safety and Quality Certification possible.

The 12 Steps

To achieving certification to the CSQ Standard:

STEP #2:

Designate an employee or team to manage the CSQ System

STEP #4:

Conduct an internal audit or receive an external pre-assessment/mock audit

STEP #5:

Correct any non-conformances from Step 4

STEP #6:

Sign an agreement with an approved Certification Body and register on the CSQ website

STEP #7:

Schedule certification audit with Certification Body

STEP #8:

Offsite Document Evaluation

STEP #9:

Implement corrective actions from non-conformances found in step 8

STEP #10:

Onsite Facility Evaluation

STEP #11:

Implement corrective actions from non-conformances found in step 10

STEP #12:

Certification decision