The Bureau of Cannabis Control’s latest fact sheet on brand merch is mostly recap, but Sections 5000 and 5041.1 of bureau regulations, which discuss the definition of “branded merchandise,” caused some unresolved confusion.
Attorney Omar Figueroa
- The passage in dispute: “A licensed retailer may sell their own branded merchandise to retail customers. Retailers are not authorized to sell the branded merchandise of other licensees.”
- The second line, specifically, confounded, in that it appears to contradict MAUCRSA.
- The author consulted the bureau’s Final Book of Reasons and found no answer.