October 1st Law Changes: Your Questions Answered

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New laws have taken effect at the beginning of October. You may be noticing some changes when you are next searching for medical relief. You may have also heard of changes in the purchase limits of Marijuana in our state.

 

As a result of House Bill 1261, recreational marijuana stores can sell up to an ounce of retail marijuana and its equivalent in concentrate or other product to residents and non-residents who are 21 years of age and older, according to state revenue department officials. Non-edible and non-psychoactive products, such as ointments and lotions, do not count toward the purchase limit.

 

• One ounce of retail marijuana flower shall be equivalent to eight grams of retail marijuana concentrate.

 

• One ounce of retail marijuana flower shall be equivalent to 80 10-milligram servings of THC in retail marijuana product.

 

 

What does this mean for you, as a patient of ARFW?

 

You do not need to worry. This law does not affect you as a medical patient. Your purchase limit will depend on your doctor’s recommendation. this law change is for recreational dispensaries only.

 

All new medical and retail marijuana packaging must feature the new universal symbol on the front. Medical and retail marijuana will have similar, but different symbols. Packaging must include the following statement directly below the symbol: “Contains Marijuana. Keep out of the reach of children.”

 

Marijuana infused product manufacturers must comply with the new universal symbol rules by Oct. 1. By Dec. 1, retail stores and medical centers may only sell marijuana marked with the universal symbol.

 

Medical marijuana specific universal symbol rules:
— Edible medical marijuana infused products must be marked, stamped or imprinted with the universal symbol.
— Medical marijuana infused product manufacturers may choose to determine standard portions. Each portion must be marked, stamped or imprinted with the universal symbol.

 

What does this mean for you, as a patient of ARFW?

You will see new labeling and symbols on your products that will better help you identify marijuana infused products.

 

These new changes will help to avoid accidental ingestion and keep medicine in the right hands. We at ARFW are always striving to go above and beyond compliance and ensure you have everything you need for your medical well being.

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