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The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) seeks to amend the regulations under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (aka “Proposition 65”) to add specific tailored “safe harbor exposure warning methods and content” for retail products that can expose consumers to cannabis (marijuana) smoke or delta-9-THC via inhalation, ingestion,

California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA) announced on March 15, 2019, that it is collecting public comments regarding the inclusion of cannabis on the Proposition 65 list of substances known to cause birth defects. Such a finding by OEHHA would require those in the California cannabis industry to change their warning labels, informing users of the risk of birth defects.

One of the many challenges facing the cannabis industry is ensuring compliance with a state’s evolving labeling and warning requirements. Manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the California cannabis industry may have to anticipate further changes in light of the State developing new information about cannabis and related products.Continue Reading Reprint may soon be needed for California cannabis warning labels