Understanding Laws For Cannabis Production and Sale
Cannabis-infused products may also be known as edibles. Under Rule 33 of the Marijuana Regulatory Agency, there are some requirements and restrictions on edible cannabis products for those who wish to process this type of product for sale. In addition to licensing requirements to sell cannabis and cannabis-infused products, the following are some provisions that are required for processors of edible products in Michigan:
Packaging and Labeling of Edibles
Processors must have all edibles and other cannabis-infused products properly labeled as cannabis-infused before sale or transfer. The label must include:
- Name and address of the facility where it was processed.
- Name of the cannabis-infused products.
- Net weight and volume.
- Possible allergens, nutritional claim.
- "Made in a Marijuana Facility" printed on the label.
Edible preparation is held to strict health and safety manufacturing standards. Processors must have proof of a "ServSafe" certification, documentation that employees have been trained on food handling, as well as compliance with FDA food safety standards.
The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency states that processors of cannabis-infused product such as edibles must comply with the following:
- Edible products should not be in packaging, shapes, or colors that appeal to minors under 17 years of age.
- The product must not be associated with cartoons, toys, designs, etc., that would appeal to minors.
- Must be in child-resistant packaging.
- Intended for human consumption other than smoke inhalation.
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