We wrote a couple of times about the Department of Cannabis Control’s (DCC) proposed emergency regulations. See here and here. Under those regulations, some interesting changes were proposed around the definitions of owners and financial interest holders, alongside restrictions on license stacking on “contiguous” premises (among other things).
On September 15, 2021, the DCC submitted to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) an action to adopt its emergency regulations that “consolidate, clarify, and make consistent licensing and enforcement criteria for commercial cannabis businesses, including cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, microbusinesses, testing laboratories, cannabis event organizers, and temporary cannabis events.” The OAL approved the emergency regulations and filed them with the Secretary of State on September 27, 2021. These adopted emergency regulations are now in effect.
In this adopted version of the emergency regulations here’s what made (and didn’t make) the cut:
We now have a definition of “non-volatile solvent” that actually includes examples. Previously, only “volatile solvent” contained examples in its definition. “Non-volatile solvent” includes carbon dioxide, ethanol, and nonhydrocarbon-based or other solvents such as water, vegetable glycerin, vegetable oil, animal fat, and glycerin. Cultivation licensees are allowed to have “licensed premises” within private residences (that doesn’t mean though that