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Packaging Regulations

The packaging requirements for medical marijuana in Tennessee are as follows:

  • All medical marijuana must be packaged in child-resistant containers.
  • All medical marijuana must be labeled with the following information:
    • The name of the product.
    • The name of the manufacturer.
    • The amount of THC in the product.
    • A warning that marijuana has intoxicating effects and may be habit forming and addictive.
    • A warning that marijuana impairs concentration, coordination, and judgment. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery under its influence.
    • A warning that there are health risks associated with consumption of marijuana.
    • A warning that marijuana should not be used by women who are pregnant or breast feeding.
    • A warning that marijuana is for use only by adults 21 years of age and older. Keep out of the reach of children.
    • The universal symbol for cannabis.
  • All medical marijuana must be labeled with a unique identifier that can be used to track the product from the point of manufacture to the point of sale.
  • All medical marijuana must be sold in containers that are no larger than one ounce.

The packaging requirements for medical marijuana in Tennessee are enforced by the Tennessee Department of Health.

In addition to the above requirements, there are also specific packaging requirements for edible marijuana products. Edible marijuana products must be packaged in child-resistant containers that are opaque and resealable. The containers must also be labeled with the following information:

  • The name of the product.
  • The name of the manufacturer.
  • The amount of THC in the product.
  • A warning that edible marijuana products may contain more THC than other forms of marijuana and that they can be more potent.
  • A warning that edible marijuana products can take up to 2 hours to take effect and that they can have long-lasting effects.
  • A warning that edible marijuana products should not be consumed by people who are pregnant, nursing, or taking certain medications.
  • A warning that edible marijuana products should not be consumed by people who are not familiar with the effects of marijuana.
  • A warning that edible marijuana products should be consumed slowly and in small doses.

The Tennessee Department of Health has also established a list of qualifying medical conditions for medical marijuana. The list includes the following conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • PTSD
  • Seizures
  • Severe nausea
  • Terminal illness

Patients with a qualifying medical condition must obtain a medical marijuana card from a doctor in order to purchase and use medical marijuana. The medical marijuana card must be renewed every year

Shipping Regulations

– It’s Federally illegal to transport cannabis products across state lines, excluding hemp-derived CBD products
– Importing certain materials such as vape batteries and cartridges may be considered Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems or ENDS under the PACT ACT, and thus may be challenging to ship.

Extra Notes

**This document is intended to serve as a guide and should not be construed as legal advice.


Warning Labels


Labs

Kaycha Labs

Address:
10427 Cogdill Road, #500
Knoxville, TN 37932
Tel: 833-465-8378

New Bloom Labs

Address:
6121 Heritage Park Drive,
Suite A500
Chattanooga, TN 37409
Tel: (844) 837-8223