Cannabis Package Recycling Rolls Out Nationwide


In a previous post , we discussed a Saskatoon dispensary’s initiative to recycle customers’ used packaging. Thanks to TerraCycle’s recycling expertise and Tweed’s dedication to a sustainable cannabis industry, cannabis packaging will no longer need to pile up in landfills.

Best Marijuana Collectives in California

The Herb Collective

Many dispensaries in California operate as marijuana collectives. Whether you need weed for recreational or medical purposes, here are some of the best marijuana collectives in California. CA Collective - San Jose, CA San Jose and Bay Area residents are well covered by CA Collective.

Saskatoon Dispensary Embraces Recycled Cannabis Packaging


Recyclable cannabis packaging is coming to one store in Saskatoon – and they hope the trend will spread. Those of us who order recreational or medical marijuana are painfully aware of the disproportionate amount of packaging.

CCT CET: Responsible Persons, “Collection & Remittance of Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”] & Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”]

Cannabis Law Report

The weakness relates to the collection and remittance of Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”] and Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”]. When the Distributor role was created, the California Legislature decided to place the majority of the collection and remittance responsibility on it [1].

Rep Heck: We’re late to implement the SAFE Banking Act. Read his press release, the draft bill & full meeting package

Cannabis Law Report

Support for the SAFE Banking Act was vocalized by several witnesses, including in testimony from California State Treasurer Fiona Ma , “To sum, an effective safe harbor mechanism in federal law promotes the safety of the public, improves the efficiency of collecting the taxes and fees we use to regulate the industry, and does not allow the banks and credit unions to totally abdicate their responsibilities to know their customers and avoid illicit money laundering.”.

Video: Beachgoer films drug drop-off at beach in southern Spain

Cannabis Law Report

The footage shows a group of people unloading packages of hashish from a boat in plain sight of the public. In the video, several people are seen approaching a boat as it nears the shore and collecting packages of drugs – in the middle of the day and in plain sight of dozens of people.

California Issues Guidance to Cannabis Distributors

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

The recently released Distributor (Type 11) fact sheet addresses important issues faced by cannabis distributors such as transportation, packaging and labeling, testing, transfers and storage of cannabis goods. By: Robert Finkle, Senior Counsel.

Difference Between Fake & Original Vape Cartridges

The Herb Collective

Before you buy, take a thorough look at the packaging for your vape. Save a collection of these photos on your phone the next time you buy a vape. Different Color Packaging Sometimes it’s just blatantly obvious that a vape is fake. Keep Previous Packaging To Compare.

Free Advice

Cannabis Law Report

We are appalled when we see that taxes are not being collected because tax laws are not effectively administered. California spends the tax money that it plans to collect. More taxes will be collected.

Ohio Sells $75k in Successful First Day of Sales


The four medical marijuana dispensaries that were open for business, on the first day of sales in Ohio, collectively sold 8.7 for three of the one-tenth ounce packages of the same indica strain. “I’m

Texas Police Chiefs Association Hold Marijuana Press Conference


Our research has found that marijuana in legalized states can increase crime, negatively impact public health, place additional strain on social services, fail to eradicate criminal enterprises, and that expenditures often outpace revenue collection. Furthermore, many arrests for marijuana in our communities also involve large amounts of packaged marijuana for sale and/or deadly weapons and/or other drugs such as meth, cocaine, and heroin.

FDA and CDC Investigate THC Vapes and Issue Warnings: Still more questions than answers…

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

According to FDA, “The outbreak is occurring in the context of a dynamic marketplace for e-cigarette, or vaping, products, which may have a mix of ingredients, complex packaging and supply chains, and include potentially illicit substances. Traceback Data: A common point of contamination in the distribution chain, identified by reviewing records collected from locations and stores where sick people purchased product. By: Jessica Wasserman, Esq.

Article: Track and Trace for Medical and Adult Use Marijuana Programs

Cannabis Law Report

The Chief Operating Officer of BioTrackTHC, Moe Afaneh, gave a high-level overview of the company’s seed-to-sale software for state-level data collection. Individual products available for sale to consumers or patients must meet the state’s packaging and labeling requirements. .

Article: Brand Building in the Hemp CBD Market

Cannabis Law Report

Your marketing initiatives, packaging, communications, and everything else you do set expectations for your brand in consumers’ minds. Once you’ve collected your proof, make sure consumers know about it. Cannabiz Media have written this interesting piece.

Medical CCA’s (Cannabis Cooperative Association) 201

Cannabis Law Report

The spreadsheet immediately below assumes that consumers pay a total of $10,000, including all taxes collected directly and indirectly from consumers, for 250 cartridges of refined cannabis oil ($40 per 0.5 We assumed a yield of a total 125 grams of refined oil (250 packages of 0.5

The Impact of Taxes in California on Cannabis Oil

Cannabis Law Report

The distributor puts the oil in cartridges and sells the oil packaged for retail sale to a single dispensary. The dispensary sells the packaged oil cartridges to consumers. The Distributor packages the 1,000 grams of refined oil for retail sale in 2,000 tips of 0.5

Do Cannabis Consumers Actually Know What They’re Buying?

Canna Newswire

HerbaBuena advocates the highest level of efficacy combined with earth-conscious, sustainable practices, ranging from cultivation methods and processing techniques, to product ingredients and packaging.

Everything You Need to Know About Legal Weed and Usage

The Herb Collective

At Herb Collective, we’ve got answers. You can’t even open your package of goodies while you’re in public. So no smoking, vaping, eating edibles, or even taking a look at your package to see your dank nugs.

Local media says EU team from Netherlands approves Uganda’s bid to export marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

The EU inspectors also certified WHO-GAP (Guidelines on good agricultural and collection practices (GACP) for medicinal plants; EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) -Guideline on GAP and GACP for Herbal Medicinal plants.

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Harborside Health Center v. Commissioner: Implications for the Cannabis Industry and Their Tax Advisors

Cannabis Law Report

On November 29, 2018 the United States Tax Court issued its long-awaited decision: Patients Mutual Assistance Collective Corporation dba Harborside Health Center v. This “collective agreement” concept is California cannabis law, it is not tax law!

NORML Chapter Newsletter, February 2019


“Although an overdose of pot edibles can indeed cause unconsciousness, cannabis has never been known to cause a fatal overdose — unlike tobacco, alcohol, and many other common household products that are not sold in childproof packages.”

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Ignite Launches Authentic Apparel E-commerce Store

Canna Newswire

The super-premium cannabis brand makes this curated collection available for fans to wear and live the Ignite lifestyle. The full collection is available now at [link].

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The Key to Success for California Cannabis Businesses – Managing Tax Liabilities

Cannabis Law Report

In this Pie Chart 40% of the total dollars collected from the consumers are allocated to taxes and the remaining 60% of the total dollars are divided equally between the Dispensary, the Distributor and the Cultivator. The Distributor processes the flower into retail packages.

The Week in Cannabis: South Korea’s Cannabis Caution, Cultured Cannabinoids, & California’s New Rules

Marijuana Packaging

California’s New Packaging Rules and Regulations. The changes place the brunt of the responsibility for child resistance on dispensaries, giving manufacturers and producers until 2020 to get their packaging up to state compliance standards.

MediPharm Labs Announces Participation at Upcoming BMO & TMX Hemp & Medical Cannabis Conference in London, UK

Cannabis Law Report

Through its wholesale, white label and tolling platforms, they formulate, process, package and distribute cannabis extracts and advanced cannabinoid-based products to domestic and international markets. TORONTO, Oct. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediPharm Labs Corp.

Washington: WSLCB Publish Their 2019 Cannabis Topics & Trends Alerts

Cannabis Law Report

1, 2020 Effective Date for All Marijuana Products, Packaging and Labeling. 1, 2020 Effective Date for All Marijuana Products, Packaging and Labeling. On January 9, 2019 the Board approved a motion to make the effective date for all marijuana product, packaging and labeling requirements Jan 1, 2020. You can read more about product packaging and labeling requirements on the Understanding Board Interim Policies for Packaging and Labeling section of the LCB website.

Cannabis Waste Is ‘Special Regulated Waste’ and That’s a Costly Problem for the Industry

Cannabis Law Report

This includes packaging, soil and everything else that comes into contact with THC. It has to be properly accounted for at collection, transportation and disposal stages and tracked. That plant waste can now be collected by a regularly licensed composter.

Historic First: Cannabis Education Campaign Kicks Off During NFL Super Bowl LIII

Canna Newswire

Our collective efforts continue to change the mindset of individuals who have been bombarded with propaganda for over 80 years. To see our recent reel and our advertising packages, please log on to [link].

Article: The Effects of Big Data and Technology on the Marijuana Industry

Cannabis Law Report

GCAC’s Citizen Green technology uses artificial intelligence and blockchain to collect clinical data directly from consumers in an effort to streamline the regulatory process that impedes the manufacture of innovative marijuana products.

The Los Angeles Office of Finance – Alert:Cannabis Business Activity Taxation Switching to Monthly

Cannabis Law Report

By collecting Business Tax, we can support the essential services the city provides. Sales related to all other cannabis activities such as manufacturing and packaging. $20

Emerging Market Opportunities That Will Empower and Catapult Growth In The Caribbean

Canna Newswire

Chris has built multiple permitted cannabis grow facilities throughout California, Washington and Oregon that includes dispensaries, collectives, and both indoor and outdoor production. To see our services and advertising packages, please visit [link].

Pure Sunfarms Brings B.C. Grown Cannabis to Canada’s Recreational Market

Cannabis Law Report

The announcement follows a license amendment from Health Canada received on September 6, 2019, permitting Pure Sunfarms to sell and distribute dried cannabis products directly to provincial/territorial wholesalers across Canada (sometimes referred to as a “packaging license”).

The Momma Blog: The Rules About Children on a “Licensed Premise”

Cannabis Law Report

No Rules Under the Collective/Co-op Resulted in Discriminatory Application of Child Welfare Rule s. Nor do any of the three regulation packages set out a penalty for violating this statute. The Momma Blog: The Rules About Children on a “Licensed Premise” By Heather Burke.

Strike Oil: Desire for Cannabis Oil Heats Up


When collected at the bottom of the bag, it looks like sand, and inside is the pollen that has all of the cannabinoids. Is discretion (packaging) important to you? THIS BUD’S FOR YOU: I’m not a fan of trends because by definition, trends will pass. But the next big thing is cannabis oil, and I’m here to tell you it’s more than a trend – it’s a movement, it’s a lifestyle.

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Canadian Licensed Producer Aphria Opens Dispensary in Jamaica


WeedAdvisor facilitates these functions and more through its diverse packages of business solutions. Aimed at retailers, producers and government agencies, we provide easy and efficient services in areas like point-of-sale, inventory tracking, real-time data collection, record-keeping and compliance. Despite some resistance, the Jamaican legal marijuana industry has enjoyed some progress in recent months.

Terrible, No Good California Cannabis Distribution Contracts

Canna Law Blog

reviewing packaging and labeling of finished products), and for the collection and remittance of cultivation and excise taxes to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. Since January 2018, distributors have played an interesting role in California cannabis.

Israel Funded, “Together” Ugandan cannabis farm wins WHO approval

Cannabis Law Report

In addition, and at the same time, the company is setting up adjacent to its Uganda farm, a packaging and extraction factory and is working to be authorized by the EU-GMP standard.