MED Industry Bulletin 19-04

By |2019-08-17T19:52:36-06:00August 17th, 2019|MED|

On August 15, 2019, the Marijuana Enforcement Division issued MED Industry Bulletin 19-04 in regards to mandatory mycotoxin testing for medical and retail marijuana concentrate produced from medical and retail marijuana that failed microbial contaminant testing. INDUSTRY-WIDE BULLETIN 19-04 Key Takeaways EFFECTIVE DATE: September 15, 2019 [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 19-02

By |2019-08-17T18:57:15-06:00June 20th, 2019|MED|

On June 19, 2019, the Marijuana Enforcement Division issued MED Industry Bulletin 19-02 in regards to audited product, heavy metals, and mycotoxin testing. INDUSTRY-WIDE BULLETIN 19-02 Key Takeaways AUDITED PRODUCTS EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2019 Audited  Products to be subject to additional microbial contaminant testing for the following [...]

MED Industry Bulletin 18-07

By |2019-08-18T08:48:51-06:00June 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 |2019-08-18T09:01:58-06:00May 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: READ MORE The Tips • Licensees must comply with mandatory testing pursuant to the M and R 1500 [...]

Concentrate Sample Size Updates

By |2018-05-13T10:21:03-06:00February 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 |2018-01-01T13:44:26-06:00December 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 |2017-11-22T08:53:44-06:00November 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 |2017-10-02T21:41:08-06:00October 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 |2017-10-17T21:10:20-06:00September 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 |2017-09-17T10:49:54-06:00August 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 [...]