CALL TO ACTION: Cannabinoid Labeling

Currently the labeling for medical cannabis in MN goes by these rules: https://www.leafly.com/news/industry/a-state-by-state-guide-to-cannabis-packaging-and-labeling-laws

There isn’t nearly enough information about what is actually in the bottle.  Only THC and CBD are on the label and (as we know) there is so much more to cannabis.

We encourage patients to email the MDH Medical Cannabis Program with suggested additions to the current labels at health.cannabis.Regs@state.mn.us

Some possible additions to the label would include cannabinoids such as CBC (cannabichromene), CBDA (cannabidlolic acid), CBG (cannabigerol), CBN (cannabinol), and THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid).

Graphic from Leafly. Original is found here: http://bit.ly/1Etyr2B

 

Please let them know how you have a stake in the program (i.e. as a patient, parent, caregiver, etc.), and that you would like to see additions to the required labeling.  Also let them know what you would like to see added and why it’s important to you.

If you want some help, here is a script you could use:

Hi my name is ________ and I am a medical cannabis patient. I am concerned that the labeling in Minnesota is insufficient and would like to see a broader spectrum of cannabinoid labeling including (insert what you’d like to see here).

Thank you

Please be polite and stick with just the topic at hand, if you have other concerns or questions please do that in another email/phone call.

Comments are due by 12:00 p.m. February 21, 2017. However, this is a soft deadline, and comments received after the cut-off day will still be reviewed.

Thank you all for your help!