Mich. Admin. Code R. 420.507

Current through Vol. 24-10, June 15, 2024
Section R. 420.507 - Marketing and advertising restrictions

Rule 7.

(1) A marihuana product may only be advertised or marketed in compliance with all applicable municipal ordinances, state law, and these rules that regulate signs and advertising.
(2) A licensee may not advertise a marihuana product in a way that is deceptive, false, or misleading, or make any deceptive, false, or misleading assertions or statements on any marihuana product, sign, or document provided.
(3) Marihuana product marketing, advertising, packaging, and labeling must not contain any claim related to health or health benefits, unless a qualified health claim has received and complies with a Letter of Enforcement Discretion issued by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or the health claim has been approved under the significant scientific agreement standard by the FDA.
(4) A marihuana product must not be advertised or marketed to members of the public unless the person advertising the product has reliable evidence that no more than 30% of the audience or readership for the television program, radio program, internet website, or print publication, is reasonably expected to be under the age listed in subrules (7) and (8) of this rule. Any marihuana product advertised or marketed must include the warnings listed in R 420.504(1)(k).
(5) A person receiving reasonable payment under a licensing agreement or contract approved by the agency concerning the licensing of intellectual property, including, but not limited to, brands and recipes, is responsible for any marketing or advertising undertaken by either party to the agreement.
(6) A marihuana product marketed or advertised under the MMFLA must be marketed or advertised as "medical marihuana" for use only by registered qualifying patients or registered primary caregivers
(7) A marihuana product marketed or advertised under the MMFLA must not be marketed or advertised to minors aged 17 years or younger. Sponsorships targeting individuals aged 17 years or younger are prohibited.
(8) A marihuana product marketed or advertised under the MRTMA must be marketed or advertised as "marihuana" for use only by individuals 21 years of age or older.
(9) A marihuana product marketed or advertised under the MRTMA must not be marketed or advertised to individuals under 21 years of age. Sponsorships targeting individuals under 21 years of age are prohibited.

Mich. Admin. Code R. 420.507

2020 AACS; 2022 MR 5, Eff. 3/7/2022