DCP: Medical Marijuana Brand Registration

Medical Marijuana Brand Registration

 
Purpose:
 
A producer shall assign a brand name to each marijuana product and shall register it with the Department of Consumer Protection prior to any sale to a dispensary facility.  The brand name shall be associated with specific laboratory tests that include a terpenes profile and a list of all active ingredients including:
  • Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)
  • Tetrahydrocannabinol acid (THCA)
  • Cannabidiols (CBD)
  • Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA)
  • Any other active ingredient that constitutes at least 1% of the marijuana batch used in the product.
A producer shall not label two marijuana products with the same brand name unless the laboratory test results for each product indicate that they contain the same level of each active ingredient listed within this section within a range of 97% to 103%.
 
The Department of Consumer Protection shall not register any brand name that:
  • Is identical to, or confusingly similar to, the name of an existing non-marijuana product
  • Is identical to, or confusingly similar to, the name of an unlawful product or substance
  • Is confusingly similar to the name of a previously approved marijuana product brand name
  • Is obscene or indecent
  • May encourage the use of marijuana for recreational purposes
  • May encourage the use of marijuana for a condition other than a debilitation medical condition
  • Is customarily associated with persons under the age of 18
  • Is related to the benefits, safety or efficacy of the marijuana product unless supported by substantial evidence or substantial clinical data
 

Prerequisites:

  • You must have an active license as a producer prior to registering a brand name.
  • Marijuana must have been tested by a laboratory licensed and located in Connecticut

 

 

Required Documentation: 

  • Complete all sections of the online application

  • Applicants should be prepared to provide the following information/documentation:

    • Name and contact information of the laboratory used to test the marijuana product

    • Copy of full laboratory report

    • Copy of the exact label that will be used for the specific marijuana brand and product

 

Online Application:


To access the online system, please visit https://www.elicense.ct.gov/ .  Click “Register” in the top right corner of the screen to create an account, and validate an active email address.
Producers should register each individual brand as a new business and enter the brand name under "Business Name"  
To access the online application, click “New Application” under Activities.



Application Fee:


All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Initial Application Fee - $25
  • Annual Renewal Registration - None



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Content Last Modified on 8/18/2014 2:59:49 PM