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Michigan releases symbol to label medical marijuana products

Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state and is detailing required labelling for such products.

Mich. voters approved use in 2008 for some chronic medical conditions, new regulations approved in 2016

In this March 19, 2014, photo, Chuck Ream of Ann Arbor, Mich., grows marijuana as a registered medical marijuana patient and a caregiver for four others. He shines green light to see during a cycle of the plants’ growth when they cannot be exposed to regular light. Michigan voters legalized growing certain amounts of medical marijuana in 2008. (Emma Fidel/The Associated Press)

Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state and is detailing required labelling for such products.

The symbol is an upside-down green triangle with an image of a green marijuana leaf in the middle along with the words "CONTAINS THC" above it. THC is the active ingredient of marijuana.

The U.S. state of Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state. (Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs )

The U.S. state's Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs also released details of labelling for medical marijuana products under the state's "Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act." Those include date of harvest, other identifying information and concentration of THC.

Full details are posted on a section of the state's website.

Michigan voters approved marijuana use in 2008 for some chronic medical conditions. New regulations were approved in 2016.