MED Industry Bulletin 19-07

RE: New Health and Safety Rules Specific to Vaporizers & Request to Immediately Cease the Manufacture and Sale of Vaporizers Containing Vitamin E Acetate

On November 18, 2019, the Marijuana Enforcement Division issued MED Industry Bulletin 19-07 regarding new rules adopted in response to recent reports of Vaping Associated Pulmonary Illness (VAPI) associated with the use of vaporizer products.

We encourage all industry stakeholders to read MED Industry Bulletin 19-07 to understand the new ingredient restrictions, labeling, and record keeping requirements. Below is a link to the bulletin.

INDUSTRY-WIDE BULLETIN 19-07

Key Takeaways

Effective November 18, 2019
  • Immediately cease the manufacture and sale of any regulated marijuana vaporizer delivery devices containing Vitamin E Acetate. 

Effective January 1, 2020

  • Medical and Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturers may not manufacture or transfer regulated marijuana concentrate or products containing Polyethylene glycol (PEG), Vitamin E Acetate, and Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT Oil).
  • Inactive ingredient usage in regulated marijuana concentrate or products is limited to inactive ingredients listed on the Federal Food and Drug Administration Inactive Ingredient Database for the inhalation route of administration;
  • Medical and Retail Marijuana Stores may not take possession of or transfer concentrate or products that do not comply with these ingredient restrictions and prohibitions.

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