Oregon considers strict cannabis kitchen segregation

edibles Draft regulations introduced in Oregon would segregate cannabis edibles kitchens from all other types of licensed commercial kitchens, and would require the state’s permission to share facilities with other licensed edibles makers.

Released on Friday along with other proposed licensing regulations covering growing, wholesaling and processing of cannabis products, the edibles kitchen draft regulations are the most specific and restrictive in any recreational or medical cannabis jurisdiction.
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Colorado Proposes Edibles Stop Sign

Colorado health regulators want the state to put a THC stop sign on edibles and stop calling cannabis-infused confections “candy.” It’s not clear how individual edibles would be marked — via manufacturing stamp or mold; via food-grade printable appliques; or perhaps with royal icing squirted from pricey machines or done by hand at a significant labor cost.
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CDC Emphasizes Caution, Labeling and Potency Limits After Teen’s Edibles Death Leap; Plus Newsom Report’s Edibles Stance

In March 2014, 19-year-old Levy Thamba, who had no previous experience consuming cannabis and no history of mental illness, leaped to his death from a four-story hotel balcony in Denver after eating six times the recommended portion of a cannabis-infused cookie within a one-hour period.

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment emphasized why it’s dangerous to consume cannabis edibles too quickly and why the edibles industry needs potency, portioning and labeling standards.

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