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Article - Alcoholic Beverages and Cannabis


    (a)    The Administration shall adopt regulations establishing limits on the maximum potency of cannabis products sold in the State, including limits on the maximum amount of THC in individual cannabis products and limits on the maximum aggregate THC amount for multiple edible cannabis products packaged together.

    (b)    A package of cannabis for distribution to a consumer or qualifying patient shall:

        (1)    conform to:

            (i)    child–resistant packaging requirements established under 16 C.F.R. § 1700.15(b)(1); and

            (ii)    tamper–evident packaging;

        (2)    provide that packaging and labeling shall include:

            (i)    a finished product lot number and expiration date if applicable;

            (ii)    a statement:

                1.    that consumption of cannabis may impair your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, use extreme caution;

                2.    of potential risks associated with cannabis use, especially during pregnancy or breast feeding; and

                3.    that this package contains cannabis, keep out of the reach of children and animals;

            (iii)    the name, address, and phone number of the dispensary that sold the product to report an adverse event;

            (iv)    any allergen warning required by law;

            (v)    a listing of noncannabis ingredients; and

            (vi)    an itemization, including weight:

                1.    of all cannabinoid and terpene ingredients specified for the product; and

                2.    concentrations of any cannabinoid of less than 1% printed with a leading zero before the decimal point.

    (c)    Cannabis labeling and packaging may not include:

        (1)    subject to subsection (d) of this section, any image that may appeal to children including:

            (i)    images of food, candy, baked goods, cereal, fruit, and beverages; and

            (ii)    a resemblance to the trademarked characteristic product–specialized packaging of any commercially available candy, snack, baked good, cereal, or beverage;

        (2)    any image that is designed or likely to appeal to minors, including cartoons, toys, animals, children, or any likeness to images, characters, or phrases that are popularly used to advertise to children;

        (3)    a statement, artwork, or design that could reasonably mislead any individual to believe that the packaging contains anything other than a finished cannabis product; and

        (4)    any image of a seal, flag, crest, coat of arms, or other insignia that could reasonably mislead any individual to believe that the product has been endorsed, manufactured, or used by any agency of a state or political subdivision.

    (d)    The Administration may adopt regulations to allow the sale, on or before July 1, 2024, of cannabis or cannabis products that are labeled or packaged using images described under subsection (c)(1) of this section.

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