Lousiana Cannabis Labeling Laws

Excerpted from Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 46. Chapter 24. Subchapter E: May 27, 2020

§2443(D)(2). Marijuana Products – Labeling

a. Each product shall be labeled by the producer prior to its sale to the marijuana pharmacy.
Each label shall be securely affixed to the package and shall include, at a minimum:
i. The batch or lot number assigned by the producer to the marijuana plant(s) from which
the marijuana used in the product was harvested;
ii. A complete list of solvents, chemicals, and pesticides used in the creation of any
marijuana concentrate;
iii. A complete list of all ingredients used to manufacture the product, which may include a
list of any potential allergens contained within, or used in the manufacture of, a product;
iv. The potency of the THC and CBD in the product, expressed in milligrams for each
v. The net weight, using a standard of measure compatible with the LMMTS, of the
product prior to its placement in the shipping container;
vi. A product expiration date, upon which the product will no longer be fit for use. Once a
label with an expiration date has been affixed to a product, the producer shall not
alter that date or affix a new label with a later date; and
vii. A statement the product has been tested for contaminants, that there were no adverse
findings, and the date of such testing.

b. The labeling text on any marijuana product shall not make any false or misleading statements
regarding health or physical benefits to the consumer. Further, each label shall include all of
the following statements:
i. “Contains Marijuana. For Medical Use Only. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF
ii. “Marijuana can impair concentration, coordination, and judgment. Do not operate a
vehicle or machinery under the influence of this drug.”
iii. “There may be additional health risks associated with the consumption of this product
for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant.”
iv. A statement that it is illegal for any person to possess or consume the contents of the
package other than the patient for whom it was recommended.

c. The labeling text required by this Section shall be no smaller than 1/16 of an inch, shall be
printed in English, and must be unobstructed and conspicuous.

d. The producer may utilize a package insert which is enclosed or attached to the product
container to provide the information required in this Section. If the producer elects to use
such supplementary labeling, the label affixed to the outer surface of the product container
shall contain the following information, at a minimum
i. the batch or lot number referenced at Clause D.2.a.i of this Section;
ii. the potency of the THC and CBD referenced at Clause D.2.a.iv of this Section;
iii. the net weight referenced at Clause D.2.a.v of this Section;
iv. the expiration date referenced at Clause D.2.a.vi of this Section; and
v. the caution statement referenced at Clause D.2.b.i of this Section.


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