A licensed food and beverage manufacturer may incorporate cannabis into foods or beverages as an ingredient. Licensed food and beverage manufacturers may not sell directly to consumers or qualifying patients or caregivers, and may only sell, transfer or transport its own products to licensed cannabis establishments, laboratories or research programs.


From the law:


Sec. 44. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2021) (a) On and after July 1, 2021, the department may issue or renew a license for a person to be a food and beverage manufacturer. No person may act as a food and beverage manufacturer or represent that such person is a licensed food and beverage manufacturer unless such person has obtained a license from the department pursuant to this section.


(b) A food and beverage manufacturer may incorporate cannabis into foods or beverages as an ingredient. A food and beverage manufacturer shall not perform extraction of cannabis into a cannabis concentrate nor create any product that is not a food or beverage intended to be consumed by humans.


(c) A food and beverage manufacturer may package or label any food or beverage prepared by the food and beverage manufacturer at the establishment subject to the license.


(d) A food and beverage manufacturer may sell, transfer or transport its own products to a cannabis establishment, laboratory or research program, utilizing its employees or a transporter. A food and beverage manufacturer may not deliver any cannabis, cannabis products or food or beverage incorporating cannabis to a consumer, directly or through a delivery service.


(e) All products created by a food and beverage manufacturer shall be labeled in accordance with the policies and procedures issued by the commissioner to implement, and any regulations adopted pursuant to, RERACA as well as federal Food and Drug Administration and United States Department of Agriculture requirements.


(f) A food and beverage manufacturer shall ensure all equipment utilized for manufacturing, processing and packaging cannabis is sanitary and inspected regularly to deter the adulteration of cannabis in accordance with RERACA as well as federal Food and Drug Administration and United States Department of Agriculture requirements.