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COLORADO Marijuana Packaging and Labeling State Law

Colorado’s most recent updates to labeling requirements include the following stipulations:

M 1002 – Labeling Requirements: General Requirements

Labeling Required. All Medical Marijuana and Medical Marijuana-Infused Product sold, transferred, or otherwise provided to a consumer must be in a Container that is labeled with all required information, see Rules M 1001 – Packaging Requirements: General Requirements, M 1003 – Labeling Requirements: Specific Requirements, Medical Marijuana and Medical Marijuana-Infused Product and M 1004 – Labeling Requirements: Specific Requirements, Edible Medical Marijuana-Infused Product, and that specifically excludes certain text.

Health and Benefit Claims. Labeling text on a Container may not make any false or misleading statements regarding health or physical benefits to the consumer.

Font Size. Labeling text on a Container must be no smaller than 1/16 of an inch.

Use of English Language. Labeling text on a Container must be clearly written or printed and in the English language.

Unobstructed and Conspicuous. Labeling text on a Container must be unobstructed and conspicuous. A Licensee may affix multiple labels to a Container, provided that none of the information required by these rules is completely obstructed.

M 1002.5 – Packaging and Labeling of Medical Marijuana by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer

Packaging of Medical Marijuana by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer. Every Optional Premises Cultivation Operation and Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that all Medical Marijuana is placed within a sealed package that has no more than ten pounds of Medical Marijuana within it prior to transport or transfer of any Medical Marijuana to another Medical Marijuana Business. The package shall be affixed with an RFID tag in accordance with rule M 1001.5(A).

Labeling of Medical Marijuana Packages by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer. Every Optional Premises Cultivation Operation and Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that a label(s) is affixed to every package holding Medical Marijuana that includes all of the information required by this rule prior to transport or transfer to another Medical Marijuana Business.

Required Information. Every Optional Premises Cultivation Operation and Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure the following information is affixed to every package holding Medical Marijuana:

The license number of the Optional Premises Cultivation Operation where the Medical Marijuana was grown;

The Harvest Batch Number(s) assigned to the Medical Marijuana;

The net weight, using a standard of measure compatible with the Inventory Tracking System, of the Medical Marijuana prior to its placement in the package; and

A complete list of all nonorganic pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides used during the cultivation of the Medical Marijuana.

Required Potency Statement. For each package of Medical Marijuana, the potency of at least the Medical Marijuana’s THC and shall be included on a label that is affixed to the package. The potency shall be expressed as a range of percentages that extends from the lowest percentage to the highest percentage of concentration for each cannabinoid listed, from every test conducted on that strain of Medical Marijuana cultivated by the same Optional Premises Cultivation Operation within the last six months.

Required Contaminant Testing Statement. CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 1 CCR 212-1 Marijuana Enforcement Division 142

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Not Performed. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility did not test a Harvest Batch for microbials, mold, mildew, and filth, then the package shall be labeled with the following statement: “The marijuana contained within this package has not been tested for contaminants.” Except that when an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation has successfully validated its process regarding contaminants pursuant to rule M 1501, then the package instead shall be labeled with the following statement: “The marijuana contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Performed and Passed. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility tested a Harvest Batch for microbials, mold, mildew, and filth, and the required test(s) passed, then the package shall be labeled with the following statement: “The marijuana contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Nothing in this rule permits a Medical Marijuana Business to transfer, wholesale, or sell Medical Marijuana that has failed contaminant testing and has not subsequently passed the additional contaminant testing required by rule M 1507(B).

Labeling of Medical Marijuana Containers by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer. If an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer packages Medical Marijuana within a Container that is then placed within a larger package, each Container must be affixed with a label(s) containing all of the information required by Rule M 1002.5(B), except that the net weight statement required by Rule M 1002.5(B)(1)(c) shall be based upon the weight in the Container and not the larger package or Shipping Container.

M 1003 – Labeling Requirements: Specific Requirements, Medical Marijuana and Medical Marijuana-Infused Product

Labels Required. No Licensee shall sell, transfer, or give away any Medical Marijuana that does not contain a Label with a list of all ingredients, including all chemical additives, including but not limited to nonorganic pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers that were used in its cultivation and production. The label must also list:

The Batch Number or numbers assigned by the Optional Premises Cultivation Operation to the marijuana plant or plants from which the Medical Marijuana contained within the Container was harvested; and

A complete list of solvents and chemicals used in the creation of any Medical Marijuana concentrate.

CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 1 CCR 212-1 Marijuana Enforcement Division 143 B. Medical Marijuana Container Labeling Must Include the Following Information:

The license number of the Optional Premises Cultivation Facility, if different than the Medical Marijuana Center’s license number, identifying where the Medical Marijuana within the Container was grown;

The license number of the Medical Marijuana Center that sold the Medical Marijuana to the patient;

The date of sale; and

The patient registry number of the purchaser.

Medical Marijuana-Infused Product Container Labeling Must Include the Following Information:

The license number of the Medical Marijuana Business(es) where the Medical Marijuana used to manufacture the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product within the Container was grown;

The license number of the Medical Marijuana Center that sold the Medical MarijuanaInfused Product to the patient;

The following statement: “This product contains medical marijuana and was produced without regulatory oversight for health, safety or efficacy and there may be health risks associated with the consumption of the product.”

For Medical Marijuana-Infused Product, the product identity and net weight statements must appear on the portion of the label displayed to the patient.

When a Medical Marijuana-Infused Product is made specifically for a designated patient, the label of that product shall state the patient’s Medical Marijuana Registry number.

The list of ingredients and company name statements must be conspicuously listed on the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product package.

A nutrition facts panel may be required if nutritional claims are made on the label of any Medical Marijuana-Infused Product.

Minimum print size. The minimum print size for each of the required statements for non-infused products and for each of the required statements for Medical Marijuana-Infused Product is 1/16 inch. The size of the characters in the net weight statement is determined by the area of the principal display panel and may be greater than 1/16 inch.

M 1003.5 – Packaging and Labeling of Medical Marijuana Concentrate by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer

Packaging of Medical Marijuana Concentrate by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer. Every Optional Premises Cultivation Operation and Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that all Medical Marijuana Concentrate is placed within a sealed package that has no more than one pound of Medical Marijuana Concentrate within it prior to transport or transfer to another Medical Marijuana Business. The package shall be affixed with an RFID tag in accordance with rule M 1001.5(A).

Labeling Medical Marijuana Concentrate Package by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer. Every Optional Premises Cultivation Operation and Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that a label(s) is affixed to every package holding Medical Marijuana Concentrate that includes all of the information required by this rule prior to transport or transfer to another Medical Marijuana Business.

Required Information. Every Optional Premises Cultivation Operation and Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure the following information is affixed to every package holding Medical Marijuana Concentrate:

The license number(s) of the Optional Premises Cultivation Operation(s) where the Medical Marijuana used to produce the Medical Marijuana Concentrate was grown;

The license number of the Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer that produced the Medical Marijuana Concentrate;

The Production Batch Number assigned to the Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within the package;

The net weight, using a standard of measure compatible with the Inventory Tracking System, of the Medical Marijuana Concentrate prior to its placement in the package;

A complete list of all nonorganic pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides used during the cultivation of the Medical Marijuana used to produce the Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within; and

A complete list of solvents and chemicals used to create the Medical Marijuana Concentrate.

Required Potency Statement. For each package of Medical Marijuana Concentrate, the potency of at least the Medical Marijuana Concentrate’s THC and shall be included on a label that is affixed to the package. The potency shall be expressed in milligrams for each cannabinoid.

Required Contaminant Testing Statement.

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Not Performed. CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 1 CCR 212-1 Marijuana Enforcement Division 145

Solvent-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility did not test a Production Batch of Solvent-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate for residual solvents, mold, and mildew, then the package shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package has not been tested for contaminants.” Except that when a Medical MarijuanaInfused Products Manufacturer has successfully validated its process regarding contaminants pursuant to rule M 1501, the package instead shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Food- and Water-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility did not test a Production Batch of Food- or Water-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate for microbials, mold, and mildew, then the package shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package has not been tested for contaminants.” Except that when an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer has successfully validated its process regarding contaminants pursuant to rule M 1501, then the package instead shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Performed and Passed.

Solvent-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility tested a Production Batch of Solvent-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate for residual solvents, mold, and mildew, and the required test(s) passed, then the package shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Food- and Water-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility tested a Production Batch for microbials, mold, and mildew, and the required test(s) passed, then the package shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Nothing in this rule permits a Medical Marijuana Business to transfer, wholesale, or sell Medical Marijuana Concentrate that has failed contaminant testing and has not subsequently passed the additional contaminant testing required by rule M 1507(B).

Labeling of Medical Marijuana Concentrate Containers by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer. If an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer packages a Medical Marijuana Concentrate within a Container that is then placed within a larger package, each Container must be affixed with a label(s) containing all of the information required by Rule M 1003.5(B), except that the net weight statement required by Rule M 1003.5(B)(1)(d) shall be based upon the weight in the Container and not the package or Shipping Container.

M 1004 – Labeling Requirements: Specific Requirements, Medical Marijuana-Infused Product

Ingredient List. A list of all ingredients used to manufacture the Edible Medical Marijuana-Infused Product; which may include a list of any potential allergens contained within, or used in the manufacture of, the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product.

Statement Regarding Refrigeration. A statement that the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product, if perishable, must be refrigerated.

Statement of Expiration Date. A product expiration date, for perishable Medical Marijuana-Infused Product, upon which the product will no longer be fit for consumption, or a use-by-date, upon which the product will no longer be optimally fresh. Once a label with a use-by or expiration date has been affixed to a Container of a Medical Marijuana-Infused Product, a Licensee shall not alter that date or affix a new label with a later use-by or expiration date.

M 1004.5 – Packaging and Labeling Requirements of a Medical Marijuana Infused-Product by a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer

Packaging of Medical Marijuana Infused-Product by a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 1 CCR 212-1 Marijuana Enforcement Division 147

General Standard. Every Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that each Container holding a Medical Marijuana Infused-Product is placed in a package prior to transport or transfer to another Medical Marijuana Business. The package shall be affixed with an RFID tag in accordance with rule M 1001.5(A).

Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product.

Every Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that each Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product is packaged within a Child-Resistant Container prior to transport or transfer to another Medical Marijuana Business.

If the Edible Medical Marijuana-Infused Product contains multiple portions then it must be packaged in a Child-Resistant Container that maintains its ChildResistant effectiveness for multiple openings

Medical Marijuana Infused-Product that is not Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product. Every Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that each Medical Marijuana Infused-Product that is not an Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product is individually packaged within a Container prior to transport or transfer to another Medical Marijuana Business.

Labeling of Medical Marijuana Infused-Product Containers by a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer. A Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that a label(s) is affixed to every Container holding a Medical Marijuana Infused-Product that includes all of the information required by this rule prior to transport or transfer to another Medical Marijuana Business.

Required Information (General). Every Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure the following information is affixed to every Container holding a Medical Marijuana Infused-Product:

The license number(s) of the Optional Premises Cultivation Operation(s) where the Medical Marijuana used to produce the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product was grown;

The Production Batch Number(s) of Medical Marijuana Concentrate(s) used in the production of the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product.

The license number of the Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer that produced the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product.

A net weight statement.

The Production Batch Number(s) assigned to the Medical Marijuana InfusedProduct.

A statement about whether the Container is Child-Resistant.

The Identity Statement and Standardized Graphic Symbol of the Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer that manufactured the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product. A Licensee may elect to have its Identity Statement also serve as its Standardized Graphic Symbol for purposes of complying with this rule. The Licensee shall maintain a record of its Identity Statement and Standardized Graphic Symbol and make such information available to the State Licensing Authority upon request;

The Universal Symbol, which must be located on the front of the Container and no smaller than ½ of an inch by ½ of an inch, and the following statement which must be labeled directly below the Universal Symbol: “Contains Marijuana. For Medical Use Only. Keep out of the reach of children.”

The following warning statements:

“There may be health risks associated with the consumption of this product.”

“This product contains marijuana and its potency was tested with an allowable plus or minus 15% variance pursuant to 12-43.3- 202(2.5)(a)(I)(E), C.R.S.” iii. “This product was produced without regulatory oversight for health, safety, or efficacy.”

“There may be additional health risks associated with the consumption of this product for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning on becoming pregnant.”

A complete list of all nonorganic pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides used during the cultivation of the Medical Marijuana used to produce the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product.

A complete list of solvents and chemicals used in the creation of any Medical Marijuana Concentrate that was used to produce the Medical Marijuana InfusedProduct.

Required Potency Statement. This subsubparagraph (B)(1)(m) of rule M 1004.5 shall become effective October 1, 2017. Each Container holding a Medical Marijuana-Infused Product shall be labeled with the potency of at least the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product’s THC and . The potency shall be expressed in milligrams for each cannabinoid. The potency shall be labeled either:

In a font size that is at least two font sizes larger than the surrounding label text and also not less than 10 point font, bold, and enclosed within an outlined shape such as a circle or square; or

Highlighted with a bright color such as yellow. 2. Required Information (Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product). Every Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that the following information or statement is affixed to every Container holding an Edible Medical Marijuana Infused Product:

Ingredient List. A list of all ingredients used to manufacture the Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product; which shall include a list of any potential allergens contained within.

Statement Regarding Refrigeration. If the Edible Medical Marijuana Infused Product is perishable, a statement that the Edible Medical Marijuana Infused Product must be refrigerated.

Statement of Production Date. The date on which the Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product was produced.

Statement of Expiration Date. A product expiration date, for perishable Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product, upon which the product will no longer be fit for consumption, or a use-by-date, upon which the product will no longer be optimally fresh. Once a label with a use-by or expiration date has been affixed to a Container holding an Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product, a Licensee shall not alter that date or affix a new label with a later use-by or expiration date.

Permissive Information (Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product). Every Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer may affix a label(s) with the following information to every Container holding an Edible Medical Marijuana Infused-Product:

The Medical Marijuana Infused-Product’s compatibility with dietary restrictions.

A nutritional fact panel.

Required Potency Statement.

Every Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must ensure that a label is affixed to the Container that includes at least the Medical Marijuana InfusedProduct’s THC and content.

Nothing in this rule permits a Medical Marijuana Business to transfer, wholesale, or sell Medical Marijuana Infused-Product that has failed potency testing and has not subsequently passed the additional potency testing required by rule R 1507(C).

Required Contaminant Testing Statement.

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Not Performed. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility did not test a Production Batch of Medical Marijuana Infused Product for microbials, mold, and mildew, then the Container shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Infused-Product contained within this package has not been tested for contaminants.” Except that when a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer has successfully validated its process regarding contaminants for the particular Medical Marijuana Infused-Product pursuant to rule M 1501, then the Container instead shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Infused-Product contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

When All Contaminant Tests Are Performed and Passed. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility tested a Production Batch of Medical Marijuana Infused-Product for microbials, mold, and mildew, and the required test(s) passed, then the Container shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Infused-Product contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Nothing in this rule permits a Medical Marijuana Business to transfer, wholesale, or sell Medical Marijuana Infused-Product that has failed contaminant testing and has not subsequently passed the additional contaminant testing required by rule M 1507(B). A Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer must include the following information on every Shipping Container or package:

The number of Containers holding a Medical Marijuana Infused-Product within the Shipping Container or package; and

The license number of the Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer(s) that produced the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product within the Shipping Container or package. The allowable plus or minus 15% potency variance has been included in the rule pursuant to the mandate of Senate Bill 15-260. Section 1 of the bill required the State Licensing Authority to establish an acceptable potency variance for correct labeling. The acceptable potency variance has been set at plus or minus 15% to comport with the potency variance mandated by the Retail Code.

M 1005 – Packaging and Labeling of Medical Marijuana by a Medical Marijuana Center

Packaging of Medical Marijuana by a Medical Marijuana Center.

A Medical Marijuana Center must ensure that all Medical Marijuana is placed within a Container prior to sale to a consumer. If the Container is not Child-Resistant, the Medical Marijuana Center must place the Container within an Exit Package that is ChildResistant.

Except that when a patient provides written documentation signed by his or her physician attesting to the fact that it would be unreasonably difficult for the patient to open packaging that is Child-Resistant:

A Medical Marijuana Center shall not be required to package the Medical Marijuana in a Child-Resistant Container for sale to the patient; and

A Medical Marijuana Center shall not be required to utilize a Child-Resistant Exit Package for the patient.

If the Medical Marijuana is packaged in a Child-Resistant Container, a Medical Marijuana Center may defeat the Medical Marijuana’s Child-Resistant packaging on behalf of the patient, so long as the Medical Marijuana remains with the packaging after the Child-Resistant properties have been defeated. CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 1 CCR 212-1 Marijuana Enforcement Division 151

Labeling of Medical Marijuana by a Medical Marijuana Center. A Medical Marijuana Center must affix all of the information required by this rule to every Container in which Medical Marijuana is placed no later than at the time of sale to a patient:

A Medical Marijuana Center must include the following information on every Container:

The license number(s) of the Optional Premises Cultivation Operation(s) where the Medical Marijuana was grown;

The license number of the Medical Marijuana Center that sold the Medical Marijuana to the patient;

The Identity Statement and Standardized Graphic Symbol of the Medical Marijuana Center that sold the Medical Marijuana to the consumer. A Licensee may elect to have its Identity Statement also serve as its Standardized Graphic Symbol for purposes of complying with this rule. The Licensee shall maintain a record of its Identity Statement and Standardized Graphic Symbol and make such information available to the State Licensing Authority upon request;

The Harvest Batch Number(s) assigned to the Medical Marijuana within the Container;

The date of sale to the patient;

The patient registry number of the purchaser;

The net weight, in grams to at least the tenth of a gram, of the Medical Marijuana prior to its placement in the Container;

The following warning statements:

“There may be health risks associated with the consumption of this product.”

“This marijuana’s potency was tested with an allowable plus or minus 15% variance pursuant to 12-43.3-202(2.5)(a)(I)(E), C.R.S.”

iii. “There may be additional health risks associated with the consumption of this product for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning on becoming pregnant.”

A complete list of all nonorganic pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides used during the cultivation of the Medical Marijuana.

The Universal Symbol, which must be located on the front of the Container and no smaller than ½ of an inch by ½ of an inch, and the following statement which must be labeled directly below the Universal Symbol: “Contains Marijuana. For Medical Use Only. Keep out of the reach of children.” For each Harvest Batch of Medical Marijuana packaged within a Container, the Medical Marijuana Center shall ensure the potency of at least the Medical Marijuana’s THC and is included on a label that is affixed to the Container. The potency shall be expressed as a range of percentages that extends from the lowest percentage to the highest percentage of concentration for each cannabinoid listed, from every test conducted on that strain of Medical Marijuana cultivated by the same Optional Premises Cultivation Operation within the last six months.

2.1. Required Potency Statement.

For each Harvest Batch of Medical Marijuana packaged within a Container, the Medical Marijuana Center shall ensure the potency of at least the Medical Marijuana’s THC and is included on a label that is affixed to the Container. The potency shall be expressed as a range of percentages that extends from the lowest percentage to the highest percentage of concentration for each cannabinoid listed, from every test conducted on that strain of Medical Marijuana cultivated by the same Optional Premises Cultivation Operation within the last six months. The potency shall be labeled either:

In a font size that is at least two font sizes larger than the surrounding label text and also not less than 10-point font, bold, and enclosed within an outlined shape such as a circle or square; or

Highlighted with a bright color such as yellow.

Required Contaminant Testing Statement.

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Not Performed. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility did not test a Harvest Batch for microbials, mold, mildew, and filth, then a Medical Marijuana Center must ensure that a label is affixed to a Container holding any Medical Marijuana from that Harvest Batch with the following statement: “The marijuana contained within this package has not been tested for contaminants.” Except that when an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation has successfully validated its process regarding contaminants pursuant to rule M 1501, then the Container instead shall be labeled with the following statement: “The marijuana contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Performed and Passed. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility tested a Harvest Batch for microbials, mold, mildew, and filth, and all the required test(s) passed, then the Container shall be labeled with the following statement: “The marijuana contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Nothing in this rule permits a Medical Marijuana Business to transfer, wholesale, or sell Medical Marijuana that has failed contaminant testing and has not subsequently passed the additional contaminant testing required by rule M 1507

M 1006 – Packaging and Labeling of Medical Marijuana Infused-Product by a Medical Marijuana Center

Packaging Requirements for a Medical Marijuana Center.

Beginning December 1, 2016, a Medical Marijuana Center shall not purchase, take possession of, or sell Medical Marijuana-Infused Product that does not comply with rules M 604 and M 1004.5.

A Medical Marijuana Center must ensure that each Medical Marijuana Infused-Product is placed within a Container prior to sale to a consumer. If the Container is not Child Resistant, the Medical Marijuana Center must place the Container within an Exit Package that is Child-Resistant.

Except that when a patient provides written documentation signed by his or her physician attesting to the fact that it would be unreasonably difficult for the patient to open packaging that is Child-Resistant:

If the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product is packaged in a Child-Resistant Container, a Medical Marijuana Center may defeat the Medical Marijuana Infused Product’s Child-Resistant packaging on behalf of the patient, so long as the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product remains with the packaging after the Child-Resistant properties have been defeated; or

If the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product is not packaged in a Child-Resistant Container, a Medical Marijuana Center shall not be required to package the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product in a Child-Resistant Container for sale to the patient; and

A Medical Marijuana Center shall not be required to utilize a Child-Resistant Exit Package for the patient.

Labeling of Medical Marijuana Infused-Product by a Medical Marijuana Center. Every Medical Marijuana Center must ensure that a label(s) is affixed to every Exit Package at the time of sale to a consumer that includes all of the information required by this rule. If an Exit Package is not required pursuant to subparagraph (A)(2) of this rule M 1006, and the Medical Marijuana Center elects not to provide one, then the Medical Marijuana Center must ensure the labels required by this rule are affixed to each Container of Medical Marijuana Infused-Product no later than at the time of sale to a consumer.

Required Information.

The license number of the Medical Marijuana Center that sold the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product to the consumer;

The Identity Statement and Standardized Graphic Symbol of the Medical Marijuana Center that sold the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product to the consumer. A Licensee may elect to have its Identity Statement also serve as its Standardized Graphic Symbol for purposes of complying with this rule. The Licensee shall maintain a record of its Identity Statement and Standardized Graphic Symbol and make such information available to the State Licensing Authority upon request;

The date of sale to the consumer;

The patient registry number of the purchaser;

The following warning statements;

“There may be health risks associated with the consumption of this product.”

“This product contains marijuana and its potency was tested with an allowable plus or minus 15% variance pursuant to 12-43.3- 202(2.5)(a)(I)(E), C.R.S.”

iii. “This product was produced without regulatory oversight for health, safety, or efficacy.”

“There may be additional health risks associated with the consumption of this product for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning on becoming pregnant.”

The Universal Symbol, which must be located on the front of the Container or Exit Package as appropriate and no smaller than ½ of an inch by ½ of an inch, and the following statement which must be labeled directly below the Universal Symbol: “Contains Marijuana. For Medical Use Only. Keep out of the reach of children.”

Required Potency Statement.

Each Container holding a Medical Marijuana-Infused Product shall be labeled with the potency of at least the Medical Marijuana-Infused Product’s THC and . The potency shall be expressed in milligrams for each cannabinoid. The potency shall be labeled either:

In a font size that is at least two font sizes larger than the surrounding label text and also not less than 10-point font, bold, and enclosed within an outlined shape such as a circle or square; or

Highlighted with a bright color such as yellow.

M 1007 – Packaging and Labeling of Medical Marijuana Concentrate by a Medical Marijuana Center

Packaging of Medical Marijuana Concentrate by an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation.

A Medical Marijuana Center must ensure that all Medical Marijuana Concentrate is placed within a Container prior to sale to a consumer. If the Container is not ChildResistant, the Medical Marijuana Center must place the Container within an Exit Package that is Child-Resistant.

Except that when a patient provides written documentation signed by his or her physician attesting to the fact that it would be unreasonably difficult for the patient to open packaging that is Child-Resistant:

A Medical Marijuana Center shall not be required to package the Medical Marijuana Concentrate in a Child-Resistant Container for sale to the patient; and

A Medical Marijuana Center shall not be required to utilize a Child-Resistant Exit Package for the patient.

If the Medical Marijuana Concentrate is packaged in a Child-Resistant Container, a Medical Marijuana Center may defeat the Medical Marijuana Concentrate’s Child-Resistant packaging on behalf of the patient, so long as the Medical Marijuana Concentrate remains with the packaging after the Child-Resistant properties have been defeated.

Labeling of Medical Marijuana Concentrate by Medical Marijuana Centers. Every Medical Marijuana Center must ensure that a label(s) is affixed to every Container holding Medical Marijuana Concentrate that includes all of the information required by this rule no later than at the time of sale to a consumer:

Every Medical Marijuana Center must ensure the following information is affixed to every Container holding a Medical Marijuana Concentrate:

The license number(s) of the Optional Premises Cultivation Operation(s) where the Medical Marijuana used to produce the Medical Marijuana Concentrate within the Container was grown;

The license number of the Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer that produced the Medical Marijuana Concentrate;

The Production Batch Number assigned to the Medical Marijuana Concentrate;

The license number of the Medical Marijuana Center that sold the Medical Marijuana Infused-Product to the consumer;

The net weight, in grams to at least the tenth of a gram, of the Medical Marijuana Concentrate prior to its placement in the Container;

The date of sale to the consumer;

The patient registry number of the purchaser;

The following warning statements:

“There may be health risks associated with the consumption of this product.”

“This product contains marijuana and its potency was tested with an allowable plus or minus 15% variance pursuant to 12-43.3- 202(2.5)(a)(I)(E), C.R.S.”

“This product was produced without regulatory oversight for health, safety, or efficacy.”

“There may be additional health risks associated with the consumption of this product for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning on becoming pregnant.”

The Universal Symbol, which must be located on the front of the Container and no smaller than ½ of an inch by ½ of an inch, and the following statement which must be labeled directly below the Universal Symbol: “Contains Marijuana. For Medical Use Only. Keep out of the reach of children.”

A complete list of all nonorganic pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides used during the cultivation of the Medical Marijuana used to produce the Medical Marijuana Concentrate; and

A complete list of solvents and chemicals used to produce the Medical Marijuana Concentrate.

Required Potency Statement.

2.1. Required Potency Statement. Each Container holding a Medical Marijuana Concentrate shall be labeled with the potency of at least the Medical Marijuana Concentrate’s THC and . The potency shall be expressed in milligrams for each cannabinoid. The potency shall be labeled either: CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 1 CCR 212-1 Marijuana Enforcement Division 157

In a font size that is at least two font sizes larger than the surrounding label text and also not less than 10-point font, bold, and enclosed within an outlined shape such as a circle or square; or

Highlighted with a bright color such as yellow.

Required Contaminant Testing Statement.

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Not Performed.

Solvent-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility did not test a Production Batch of Solvent-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate for residual solvents, mold, and mildew, then the Container shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package has not been tested for contaminants.” Except that when a Medical MarijuanaInfused Products Manufacturer has successfully validated its process regarding contaminants pursuant to rule M 1501, then the Container instead shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Food- and Water-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility did not test a Production Batch of Food- or Water-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate for microbials, mold, and mildew, then the Container shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package has not been tested for contaminants.” Except that when an Optional Premises Cultivation Operation or a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturer has successfully validated its process regarding contaminants pursuant to rule M 1501, then the Container instead shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

When All Required Contaminant Tests Are Performed and Passed.

Solvent-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility tested a Production Batch of Solvent-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate for residual solvents, mold, and mildew, and the required test(s) passed, then the Container shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Food- and Water-Based Medical Marijuana Concentrate. If a Medical Marijuana Testing Facility tested a Production Batch for microbials, mold, and mildew, and the required test(s) passed, then the Container shall be labeled with the following statement: “The Medical Marijuana Concentrate contained within this package complies with the mandatory contaminant testing required by rule M 1501.”

Nothing in this rule permits a Medical Marijuana Business to transfer, wholesale, or sell Medical Marijuana Concentrate that has failed contaminant testing and has not subsequently passed the additional contaminant testing required by rule M 1507(B).

For more information, please refer to both the Colorado Retail Marijuana Code, which includes additional guidelines for shipping containers, contaminant and potency testing, and more, as well as Colorado’s Packaging & Labeling Requirements For Retail Marijuana for Consumer Protection and Child Safety.

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