NMED NEWS RELEASE
The Regulation and Licensing Division (RLD), Hashish Management Division (CCD), in partnership with the New Mexico Surroundings Division (NMED), enacted emergency guidelines on Thursday, December 2 for the manufacturing of edible and topical hashish merchandise within the state.
This emergency rule, enacted for 180 days, permits these within the hashish trade to assemble manufacturing services and put together operational procedures upfront of submitting a hashish producer license utility to CCD. Producers of edible and topical merchandise are required to finish a certification course of with NMED previous to finishing the CCD utility course of. The certification ensures the security of the power and manufacturing course of with respect to meals manufacturing and storage. Collectively, the certification and licensing processes will guarantee a sturdy and protected hashish trade in New Mexico.
Beginning on Friday, December 10, 2021, producers can use an NMED web-based portal to fulfill the certification requirement within the emergency rule.
“The Surroundings Division is dedicated to serving to the hashish trade thrive whereas assembly meals security requirements,” mentioned NMED Cupboard Secretary James Kenney. “We would like New Mexicans to totally take pleasure in New Mexico’s hashish edibles with confidence.”
“Shopper security is essential to standing up a thriving adult-use hashish trade in New Mexico,” acknowledged RLD Superintendent Linda Trujillo. “The Hashish Management Division is grateful to be working with the New Mexico Surroundings Division, the state’s food-safety consultants, to set manufacturing guidelines that be certain that in New Mexico shoppers have entry to solely high quality, protected edible and topical hashish merchandise.”
Earlier than the emergency rule expires, RLD and NMED will undertake a everlasting rulemaking course of that can contain stakeholders, together with a public remark interval and a public listening to, previous to adopting the ultimate rule by Could of 2022.