TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER u: MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
PART 946 COMPASSIONATE USE OF MEDICAL CANNABIS PATIENT REGISTRY
SECTION 946.400 MANUFACTURE OF CANNABIS-INFUSED PRODUCTS


 

Section 946.400  Manufacture of Cannabis-Infused Products

 

a)         The Department will conduct a pre-operational inspection at all registered cultivation centers to determine whether the facilities, methods, practices and controls used in the manufacture, processing or holding of cannabis-infused products conform to or are operated or administered in conformity with good manufacturing practices to ensure that products for human consumption are safe and have been prepared, packed and held under sanitary conditions.

 

1)         Registered cultivation centers shall allow the Department to inspect the premises and all utensils, fixtures, furniture, machinery and devices used for preparing cannabis-infused products.

 

2)         The Department will conduct pre-operational inspections of registered cultivation centers with regard to the manufacture and preparation of cannabis-infused products under the authority of the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act and the Food Service Sanitation Code.

 

b)         A cultivation center that prepares cannabis-infused products for sale or distribution at a dispensing organization shall be under the operational supervision of a certified food service sanitation manager.  (Section 80(a)(6) of the Act)  Management responsibilities and supervision shall be in accordance with 77 Ill. Adm. Code 730.8000 and 730.8040 (Manufacturing, Processing, Packing or Holding of Food Code).

 

c)         All items shall be individually wrapped or packaged at the original point of preparation.  Smaller like items such as hard candies or cookies may be packaged into larger quantities in a single wrapped package.

 

1)         The packaging of the medical cannabis-infused product shall conform to the labeling requirements of the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and shall include the following information in English on each product offered for sale or distribution:

 

A)        The name and address of the registered cultivation center where the item was manufactured;

 

B)        The common or usual name of the item;

 

C)        All ingredients of the item, including any colors, artificial flavors, and preservatives, listed in descending order by predominance of weight shown with common or usual names;

 

D)        The following phrase: "This product was produced in a medical cannabis cultivation center, not subject to public health inspection, that may also process common food allergens.";

 

E)        Allergen labeling as specified in the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, Federal Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, and the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act;

 

F)         The pre-mixed total weight (in ounces or grams) of usable cannabis in the food product;

 

G)        A warning that the item is a medical cannabis-infused product and not a food must be distinctly and clearly legible on the front of the package;

 

H)        A clearly legible warning emphasizing that the product contains medical cannabis and is intended for consumption by registered qualifying patients only; and

 

I)         Date of manufacture and "use by" date. (Section 80(a) of the Act)

 

2)         Signage may be translated into additional languages as needed.

 

d)         The Department may institute additional labeling requirements for cannabis-infused products, including, but not limited to, measures of potency.