MED Industry Bulletin 19-08

RE: Implementation of Heavy Metals Contaminant Testing

On December 30, 2019, the Marijuana Enforcement Division issued MED Industry Bulletin 19-08 to update licensees on the timeline for implementation of Heavy Metals testing.

We encourage all industry stakeholders to read MED Industry Bulletin 19-08 to understand the requirements for Heavy Metals testing.

INDUSTRY-WIDE BULLETIN 19-08

Key Takeaways

Heavy Metals Contaminant Testing – Harvest Batches

  • Heavy Metals contaminant testing for Regulated Marijuana Harvest Batches will begin January 1, 2020.
  • Applies to all Harvest Batches of Regulated Marijuana (including both Medical Marijuana and Retail Marijuana) that were produced on or after January 1, 2020.

Heavy Metals Contaminant Testing – Production Batches

  • Heavy Metals contaminant testing for Production Batches of Regulated Marijuana Concentrates and Regulated Marijuana Products will be delayed until April 1, 2020.