N.J. Admin. Code § 17:30-16.5

Current through Register Vol. 56, No. 14, July 15, 2024
Section 17:30-16.5 - Cannabis item packaging and labeling; prohibitions
(a) The packaging and labeling of cannabis items shall not contain any:
1. Statement, illustration, or image that includes false, deceptive, or misleading statements or promotes overconsumption;
2. Resemblance to a trademarked, characteristic, or product-specialized packaging of any commercially available candy, snack, baked good, or beverage;
3. Statement, artwork, or design that could reasonably mislead any person to believe that the cannabis item or package contains anything other than cannabis items;
4. Seal, flag, crest, coat of arms, or other insignia that could reasonably mislead any person to believe that the cannabis items or package have been endorsed, manufactured, or used by any state, county, or municipality, or any agency thereof;
5. Statement, illustration, or image that depicts a child or other person under legal age consuming cannabis items; or
6. Statement, illustration, image, cartoon, color scheme, graphic, or feature that might make the cannabis item or package attractive to children.
i. Examples of images or graphics that are prohibited include, but are not limited to, toys, games, candy, beverages, food products, characters, cartoon characters suggesting the presence of a person under the legal age to purchase cannabis items, or any other depiction designed in any manner to be especially appealing to persons under the legal age to purchase cannabis items.

N.J. Admin. Code § 17:30-16.5

Adopted by 53 N.J.R. 1583(a), effective 8/19/2021
Recodified to 17:30-19.5 by 55 N.J.R. 402(a), effective 3/6/2023