Connecticut Cannabis History
Connecticut is the 17th state since 1996 to allow for the limited legalization of medicinal cannabis.
Connecticut Child-Resistant Packaging Rules
Connecticut’s cannabis labeling and packaging guidelines are detailed in Sec. 21a-408-56, and include the following:
- A producer shall place any product containing marijuana in a child-resistant and light-resistant package.
- A producer shall label each marijuana product prior to sale to a dispensary and shall securely affix to the package a label that states in legible English:
- (1) The name and address of the producer;
- (2) The brand name of the marijuana product that was registered with the department;
- (3) A unique serial number that will match the product with a producer batch and lot number so as to facilitate any warnings or recalls the department or producer deem appropriate;
- (4) The date of final testing and packaging;
- (5) The expiration date;
- (6) The quantity of marijuana contained therein;
- (7) A terpenes profile and a list of all active ingredients, including:
- (A) tetrahydrocannabinol (THC);
- (B) tetrahydrocannabinol acid (THCA);
- (C) cannabidiol;
- (D) cannabidiolic acid (A); and
- (E) any other active ingredient that constitute at least 1% of the marijuana batch used in the product.
- (8) A pass or fail rating based on the laboratory’s microbiological, mycotoxins, heavy metals, and chemical residue analysis.
Useful Links for Connecticut Cannabis Regulations
For a full list of rules and regulations, please refer to the State of Connecticut Regulation of the Department of Consumer Protection Concerning Palliative Use of Marijuana.
Editor's Note: Status as of 4/1/2021
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