Adult Use Cannabis Allowable Solvents and Labor Peace Agreement

ADULT USE CANNABIS ALLOWABLE SOLVENTS AND LABOR PEACE AGREEMENT

All public comments must be received by the close of the public rule hearing on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

Purpose of this rule hearing – The purpose of the public rule hearing is to receive public commentary to make rule amendments to 16.8.1 NMAC. Proposed amendments to 16.8.1 NMAC will include the formation of labor peace agreements between employers licensed by the Cannabis Control Division and their employees. Proposed amendments will additionally include a list of acceptable solvents for licensees engaged in manufacturing activities.

Notice of Proposed Hearing

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Proposed Draft Rules

AMENDMENTS 16.8.1 NMAC: GENERAL PROVISIONS

Reference Materials Used in Drafting the Proposed Rule Making

GUIDANCE FOR STATE MEDICAL CANNABIS TESTING PROGRAMS (MAY 2016)
ICH GUIDELINE FOR RESIDUAL SOLVENTS
ARTICLE – ENSURING THE HIGH ROAD IN CANNABIS

The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department (RLD), Cannabis Control Division (CCD), will hold a public rule hearing on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, starting at 9:00 a.m. Due to the ongoing public health concerns posed by the threat of the contagious disease COVID-19, the rule hearing will be virtual via an Internet-based video conference and via telephone.

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A PDF of the proposed rule and meeting details may be accessed through the Cannabis Control Division website https://www.rld.nm.gov/cannabis-control-division/ or from Julia Valdez at the contact below.

The Division will begin accepting public comment on the proposed rules beginning October 26, 2021. Please submit written comments on the proposed rules to Robert Sachs, Deputy Director of Policy for the Cannabis Control Division, via electronic mail at ccd.publiccomment@state.nm.us. Written comment may also be submitted by visiting the Division website at https://www.rld.nm.gov/cannabis-control-division/ or by mailing the comment to the following address:

Cannabis Control Division
Public Comment
c/o Robert Sachs
P.O. Box 25101 Santa Fe, NM 87504

All public comments must be received by the close of the public rule hearing on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Persons will also be given the opportunity to present their comments at the rule hearing. Comments received prior to the rule hearing will be posted to the RLD website at: https://www.rld.nm.gov/cannabis-control-division/ .

No later than October 26, 2021, interested parties may obtain and review copies of the proposed rules and public comments by going to the Cannabis Control Division website at https://www.rld.nm.gov/cannabis-control-division/ or by contacting the Cannabis Control Division at rld.cannabiscontrol@state.nm.us or (505) 476-4995.

Any individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing should contact Julia Valdez, Executive Assistant for the Cannabis Control Division, rld.cannabiscontrol@state.nm.us or (505) 362-2924 at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing.

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