A medical cannabis manufacturer must accept at no charge unused, excess, or contaminated medical cannabis. A manufacturer must:
dispose of the returned medical cannabis as provided in subpart 2; and
A medical cannabis manufacturer must store, secure, and manage medical cannabis waste and plant material waste in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
The manufacturer must dispose of medical cannabis waste by incineration at a waste-to-energy facility according to federal and state law.
The manufacturer must dispose of plant material by composting as follows:
at the manufacturing facility, according to federal and state law; or
at an approved composting facility, according to federal and state law.
Before transport, the manufacturer must render plant material waste unusable and unrecognizable by grinding and incorporating the waste with a greater quantity of nonconsumable, solid wastes including:
vegetative wastes generated from industrial or manufacturing processes that prepare food for human consumption;
other waste approved by the commissioner.
The medical cannabis manufacturer must dispose of all liquid and chemical product waste generated in the process of cultivating, manufacturing, and distributing medical cannabis in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
The medical cannabis manufacturer must use forms provided by the commissioner to maintain accurate and comprehensive records regarding waste material that accounts for, reconciles, and evidences all waste activity related to the disposal of medical cannabis waste and plant material waste.
39 SR 1080
February 20, 2015