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Procedures

(410 ILCS 705/) Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act.

Section 15-90. Destruction and Disposal of Cannabis.

a) Cannabis and cannabis-infused products must be destroyed by rendering them unusable using methods approved by the Department that comply with this Act and rules.

b) Cannabis waste rendered unusable must be promptly disposed according to this Act and rules. Disposal of the cannabis waste rendered unusable may be delivered to a permitted solid waste facility for final disposition. Acceptable permitted solid waste facilities include, but are not limited to:

1) Compostable mixed waste: Compost, anaerobic digester, or other facility with approval of the jurisdictional health department.

2) Non-compostable mixed waste: Landfill, incinerator, or other facility with approval of the jurisdictional health department.

c) All waste and unusable product shall be weighed, recorded, and entered into the inventory system before rendering it unusable. All waste and unusable cannabis concentrates and cannabis-infused products shall be recorded and entered into the inventory system before rendering it unusable. Verification of this event shall be performed by an agent-in-charge and conducted in an area with video surveillance.

d) Electronic documentation of destruction and disposal shall be maintained for a period of at least 5 years.