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§ 5303. Packaging, Labeling, and Rolling.

16 CA ADC § 5303BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 42. Bureau of Cannabis Control
Chapter 2. Distributors
16 CCR § 5303
§ 5303. Packaging, Labeling, and Rolling.
(a) A licensed distributor may package, re-package, label, and re-label cannabis, including pre-rolls, for retail sale. All packages of cannabis, including pre-rolls, shall comply with the following:
(1) Until January 1, 2020, all packages shall meet the following requirements:
(A) The package shall protect the cannabis, including pre-rolls, from contamination and shall not expose the cannabis or pre-rolls to any harmful substance.
(B) The package shall be tamper-evident.
(C) If the package of cannabis or pre-rolls contains more than one serving, then the packaging shall be resealable.
(D) The package shall not imitate any package used for goods that are typically marketed to children.
(2) Beginning January 1, 2020, all packages shall meet the requirements of subsection (a)(1) of this section and shall also meet the following requirements:
(A) The package shall be child-resistant until the package is first opened. For purposes of this division, the following packages are considered child-resistant:
(i) Any package that has been certified as child-resistant under the requirements of the Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 Regulations (16 C.F.R. §1700.15(b)(1)) (Rev. July 1995), which is hereby incorporated by reference.
(ii) Plastic packaging that is at least 4 mils thick and heat-sealed without an easy-open tab, dimple, corner, or flap.
(B) The package shall be labeled with the statement “This package is not child-resistant after opening.”
(3) Notwithstanding subsections (a)(1)-(a)(2) of this section, immature plants and seeds shall not be required to be packaged in child-resistant, tamper-evident, and resealable packaging.
(b) A licensed distributor shall not process cannabis, but may roll pre-rolls that consist exclusively of any combination of flower, shake, leaf, or kief. Pre-rolls shall be rolled prior to regulatory compliance testing.
(c) Licensed distributors may label and re-label a package containing manufactured cannabis goods with the amount of cannabinoids and terpenoids based on regulatory compliance testing results.
Note: Authority cited: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 12-7-2017 as a deemed emergency pursuant to Business and Professions Code section 26013(b)(3); operative 12-7-2017 (Register 2017, No. 49). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 6-5-2018 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New section refiled 6-4-2018 as an emergency, including amendment of subsection (c); operative 6-6-2018 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.1(d) (Register 2018, No. 23). Pursuant to Business and Professions Code section 26013(b)(3), this is a deemed emergency and the emergency regulations remain in effect for 180 days. A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-3-2018 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-4-2018 order, including amendment of section heading and section, transmitted to OAL 12-3-2018 and filed 1-16-2019; amendments operative 1-16-2019 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2019, No. 3).
This database is current through 9/6/19 Register 2019, No. 36
16 CCR § 5303, 16 CA ADC § 5303
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