Maine Revised Statutes

§2446. Labeling; health and safety requirements; training; identification cards

(CONTAINS TEXT WITH VARYING EFFECTIVE DATES)
(WHOLE SECTION TEXT EFFECTIVE 2/1/18)
1. Labeling requirements for sales of retail marijuana and retail marijuana products.  Labeling requirements for sales of retail marijuana and retail marijuana products include when applicable:
A. The license number of the retail marijuana cultivation facility license; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
B. The license number of the retail marijuana store license; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
C. An identity statement and a universal symbol; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
D. The batch number; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
E. A net weight statement; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
F. THC potency and the potency of such other cannabinoids or other chemicals, including, but not limited to, cannabidiol, as determined relevant by the state licensing authority; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
G. Warning labels; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
H. Solvents used in marijuana extraction; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
I. Amount of THC per serving and the number of servings per package for retail marijuana products; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
J. A list of ingredients and possible allergens for retail marijuana products; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
K. A recommended use date or expiration date for retail marijuana products; and [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
L. A nutritional fact panel for edible retail marijuana products. [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
[ IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Health and safety rules.  The state licensing authority and the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, as provided in section 2444, subsections 2 and 3, shall adopt health and safety rules, which are major substantive rules pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A, and standards for the manufacture of retail marijuana products, the sale of retail marijuana by a retail marijuana store and the cultivation of retail marijuana, which must include:
A. Limitations on the display of retail marijuana and retail marijuana products; [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
B. Regulation of the storage of, warehouses for and transportation of retail marijuana and retail marijuana products; and [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
C. Sanitary requirements for retail marijuana establishments, including but not limited to sanitary requirements for the preparation of retail marijuana products. [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2017, c. 278, §6 (AMD) .]
3. Training for local jurisdictions and law enforcement officers.  The state licensing authority shall adopt rules, which are major substantive rules pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A, and processes for training local jurisdictions and law enforcement officers in the law, including the requirements for inspections, investigations, searches, seizures, forfeitures and such additional activities as may become necessary from time to time.
[ IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Identification cards.  The following provisions govern identification cards.
A. The state licensing authority shall adopt rules detailing the format of, and inclusion of information on, individual identification cards for owners, officers, managers, contractors, employees and other support staff of entities licensed pursuant to this chapter, including a fingerprint-based criminal history record check as may be required by the state licensing authority prior to issuing an identification card. [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
B. The state licensing authority shall specify those forms of photo identification that a retail marijuana store may accept when verifying a sale, including but not limited to government-issued identification cards. [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
C. The state licensing authority shall develop procedures for license renewals, reinstatements, initial licenses and the payment of licensing fees, as well as other matters that are necessary for the fair, impartial and comprehensive administration of this chapter. [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
D. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules, pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. [IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW).]
[ IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW) .]
5. Effective date.  This section takes effect February 1, 2018.
[ 2017, c. 1, §8 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
IB 2015, c. 5, §1 (NEW). 2017, c. 1, §8 (AMD). 2017, c. 278, §6 (AMD).