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Top 10 Cannabis Manufacturer Violations

Top 10 Cannabis Manufacturer Violations

How do cannabis manufacturers or infused-producers fail?  


At Global Go, we’ve been analyzing cannabis risk assessment data since 2014. Each January, we anonymize and review the previous year’s data to produce our cannabis industry must-have, the Top 10 Cannabis Manufacturer Violations list. Detecting and analyzing failure patterns now can help all licensed operators to succeed in the future. 


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Top 10 Cannabis Manufacturer Violations


  1. The licensee has not reconciled all on hand inventory of cannabis and cannabis product in the state track and track system.

  2. The closed loop equipment does not have maintenance logs with dates, descriptions, parts replaced and technician details for work completed. 

  3. All training documentation are not maintained and available for review. 

  4. All production batch records are not complete, concurrent and with all activity documented.

  5. All cannabis goods ready for final sale do not include all required labeling information and warning statements.

  6. A detailed procedure, schedule, and storage plan for cleaning, sanitizing, and maintaining all equipment and utensils does not exist.

  7. All cannabis waste is not in a secured waste receptacle or secured area until the time of disposal.

  8. All safety data sheets and purity records for any chemical solvents used are not maintained and readily available to employees and regulators. 

  9. All manufacturing personnel are not trained in hazards presented by all solvents or chemicals used at the licensed premise as described in safety data sheets for each solvent of chemical.

  10. All packages containing cannabis goods are not tamper-evident and child resistant.



How do Cannabis Licenses fail? Click our Top 10 violations lists below. Learn from data and analyze failure patterns to improve your cannabis regulatory program today.


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