Maine requiring cannabis label for recreational products

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Maine regulators adopted a symbol that will be required on marijuana products sold for recreational use, starting next year.

The Maine Office of Marijuana Policy partnered with the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission to unveil a shared universal symbol for cannabis and marijuana products.

The symbol, already in use in Massachusetts, features a red triangle with text reading, “CONTAINS THC.” THC is the active ingredient that produces marijuana’s high.

Maine voters approved legal adult-use marijuana at the polls in November 2016. But the road to legal sales has been long and bumpy.

Adult-use marijuana is expected to be available in Maine retail stores by March.

The 2019 Marijuana Business Factbook projects that Maine’s MMJ sales will be flat this year at $20 million-$25 million.

For more on Maine’s new symbol, click here.

– Associated Press and Marijuana Business Daily