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MED Industry Bulletin 18-07

By | June 29th, 2018|MED, pesticides|

On June 29, 2018, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 18-07 in regards to mandatory pesticide testing for medical and retail marijuana flower. BULLETIN 18-07 Key Takeaways EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1, 2018 REQUIRED PRODUCT CATEGORIES: Medical and Retail Marijuana Flower only. YOU CAN BEGIN PROCESS VALIDATION STARTING JULY [...]

Compliance Tip – R & D Testing

By | May 25th, 2018|MED|

The Marijuana Enforcement Division has posted a Compliance Tip on its website, providing guidance on testing for research purposes. You can locate this and other Compliance Tips at the following link: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/enforcement/compliance-tips READ MORE The Tips • Licensees must comply with mandatory testing pursuant to the M and R 1500 [...]

Concentrate Sample Size Updates

By | February 21st, 2018|MED, news|

On February 21, 2018, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) announced emergency rule updates to Sampling Procedures for Marijuana Concentrates listed in M 1504 and R 1504. The sampling guidelines are now: Production Batch Size Sampling Size Test Batch Size ≤ 1 pound 8 separate 0.25 gram Samples 2 grams 1.01 – 2 pounds 12 separate 0.25 gram Samples 3 [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-09

By | December 18th, 2017|MED|

On December 18th, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 17-09 in regards to new testing requirements that will go into effect January 1st, 2018. “...Medical and Retail Marijuana Rules effective January 1, 2018, reflect several changes to testing requirements in the Medical (M) and Retail (R) 700 and 1500 Series rules. This Industry‐wide Bulletin [...]

State Licensing Authority Adopts Permanent Rules

By | November 22nd, 2017|MED, potency|

On November 21st, the Marijuana Enforcement Division announced that Revised Medical Marijuana Rules, 1 CCR 212-1 and Revised Retail Marijuana Rules, 1 CCR 212-2 will go into effect on January 1, 2018. Below is the announcement from the MED. Dear Marijuana Enforcement Division Stakeholders: As part of the Marijuana Enforcement Division's 2017 [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-08

By | October 2nd, 2017|MED, potency|

On October 2nd, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued industry bulletin 17-08 in regards to required medical marijuana concentrate and marijuana-infused product potency testing stating, “... the Marijuana Enforcement Division is implementing expanded mandatory Medical Marijuana potency testing beginning Wednesday, November 1, 2017.  On this date, all Medical Marijuana Optional Premises Cultivations and Medical Marijuana‐Infused Products [...]

Medical MIP testing to start November 1

By | September 28th, 2017|MED|

On September 28th, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) informed all Colorado Medical Marijuana Testing facilities that potency testing for Medical Marijuana infused-products and concentrates will start November 1st. To read the current Medical Marijuana Rules and MED Industry Bulletin 17-08, click the links below. [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-06

By | August 9th, 2017|MED, microbial|

On August 8th, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued an industry-wide bulletin in regards to failed microbial contaminant testing stating, “The state licensing authority shall give the licensee an opportunity to RETEST THE PRODUCT AND IF THE SECOND TEST ALSO INDICATES THE PRESENCE OF QUANTITIES OF ANY SUBSTANCE DETERMINED TO BE INJURIOUS TO HEALTH THEN THE [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 17-01

By | January 31st, 2017|MED|

On January 30, 2017, the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) issued an Industry-wide bulletin stating, In the interest of public safety, the MED is requiring all Retail Marijuana Cultivation Licenses (RMC) and Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturing Facility Licenses (RMPMF) that have obtained process validation according to MED Rule R 1501 (B) to submit a single Test [...]

New Residual Solvent Limits

By | January 12th, 2017|MED, residuals|

Starting January 1st, 2017, the allowable levels of residual solvents found in solvent-based retail marijuana concentrates increases significantly. Here’s a breakdown of the changes: 2016 Allowable Limits Butanes <800ppm Heptanes <500ppm Benzenes <1ppm Toluenes <1ppm Xylenes <1ppm 2017 Allowable Limits Butanes <5000ppm Heptanes <5000ppm Benzenes <2ppm Toluenes <890ppm Xylenes <2170ppm Rest assured [...]