Are You Compliant? A Guide to California’s Cannabis Product Packaging Rules for 2018

Marijuana Packaging

Last week, we spoke about the importance of child resistant packaging to California’s regulations for cannabis packaging. The Importance of Child-Resistant Marijuana Packaging. Child-resistant packaging is the centerpiece of California’s cannabis regulations and rightfully so.

Associated Press: Many Commercially Marketed CBD Products Tainted With Psychoactive Adulterants


These synthetic agents are illegal under federal law and their consumption may be associated with significant adverse health effects. It acknowledged that the packaging and labeling typically fails to identify the manufacturers of the products.

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What Is the Shelf Life of CBD Oil? What Is the Best Way to Store CBD Oil?

Cannabis Cheri

The shelf life of a product is defined as: “the length of time for which an item remains usable, fit for consumption, or saleable.”. How long will that bottle of CBD oil actually last before it’s no longer “fit for consumption?”. How Packaging Affects CBD Oil Shelf Life.

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How to Spot a Fake Vape Cart Before It’s Too Late

Freedom Leaf

Real TKO products only come in the packaging above. However, Mark Hoashi, founder of the Doja app , told Inverse that Dank Vapes is not a cannabis company that operates as an actual facility, but a packaging company. Another tell is the quality of the packaging.


Health Canada: Backgrounder: Final regulations on new cannabis products

Cannabis Law Report

With respect to edible cannabis, the amended Cannabis Regulations include: Restricting the use of ingredients that could increase the appeal of edible cannabis, increase the risk of food-borne illness, and encourage over-consumption. June 14, 2019.

Half-Baked: Edibles, Beverages and New Cannabis Products to Be Legalized and Regulated in 2019

Cannabis Law Report

The Regulations provide that a holder of a processing license cannot produce, package or store cannabis in the same building as non-cannabis food destined for public consumption. Packaging. The Regulations include specific packaging restrictions for the new classes of products.

Everything You Need to Know About Legal Weed and Usage

The Herb Collective

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. Also, don’t think you can rip open your package as soon as you get to your car.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/26/19


At the state level, Governor Doug Burgum of North Dakota signed a package of bills into law to expand the state’s medical cannabis access program. A bill to remove certain restrictions on social cannabis consumption sites was killed in Denver, Colorado’s city council.

Announcement: Oregon Cannabis Association, Requests for OLCC Rule Updates

Cannabis Law Report

Social Media and Advertising – Request for rule clarification on what is defined as consumption in social media. As the OLCC moves into their next round of rule making, the OCA will present a united front on rule update requests.

Colombian Marijuana Legalization Bill Gaining Huge Traction


The biggest concession was when public consumption of cannabis was allowed by the courts, despite recreational cannabis being illegal. In Canada, regulations are rather tight, especially when it comes to packaging and advertising. States typically have no issue with things like creative packaging and advertising. A bill to legalize recreational marijuana is making its way through the political pipeline in Colombia. According to Marijuana Moment , things are looking good.

What the U.S. Can Learn From Weed Legalization in Canada

Cannabis Law Report

The legal age for consumption in Canada is 18. When the legal age of consumption is 21, as it is in most US states that have legalized cannabis, a massive segment of the youth population still turns to the black market. Canada’s branding and packaging requirements are too strict.

Mexico Senate Will Soon Debate Marijuana Draft Legislation


Kerlikowske emphasized the dangers associated with consumption of THC in underdeveloped brains. This would likely lead to a similar approach to Canada’s, limiting or banning advertising and forcing the use of plain packaging, along with strong warning labels.

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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What does legalization mean for medical users? What you need to know

420 Clinic

Consumption: Calgary’s cannabis consumption bylaw states that there can be no public consumption of cannabis. Under the Cannabis Consumption Bylaw , City of Calgary bylaw officers and peace officers may also request documentation. Some helpful tips when travelling with medical cannabis: Keep your medicine in its original packaging. Legalization means access to cannabis has greatly increased, for both medical and recreational users alike.

Beyond the Crackdown: New York Classifies Hemp-CBD as a Dietary Supplement (Part One)

Canna Law Blog

The CBD Agreement applies to processors who wish to create Hemp-CBD products intended for human consumption. The item is properly labeled and packaged for sale pursuant to FDA regulations for dietary supplements. Home of “dietary supplement” CBD.

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Cannabis Suppositories: Sticking Weed Where?


One less discussed consumption form is cannabis suppositories. It’s very individualized because it’s not as common or routine of a consumption method.”. Each package contains 10 suppositories with 50mg of CBD each.

Hemp & Health

Leaf Science

The problem with cheap processed meat is that no amount of fancy packaging removes the conditions that reared those animals. The cost to our environment 6 and in turn to human life is to great for us not to manage our meat consumption.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/10/19


Legislation is pending, AB 1465, that would allow licensing of cannabis consumption cafés and lounges in California. Click here to email your lawmakers in support of cannabis consumption lounges. Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!

Are Marijuana Edibles a Trick-or-Treat Terror or Just Halloween Hype?

Marijuana Packaging

In fact, any reported incidents of children visiting emergency rooms for consumption of cannabis edibles have occurred through a child stumbling onto an insecure stash within their own home, far outside the confines of the Halloween holiday. The Copy Cat Packaging of Marijuana Edibles.

Ignite Launches Innovative CBD-Infused Toothpicks, Amplifying the Return of a Long-Standing Mouth Accessory Trend

Canna Newswire

Featuring a familiar form factor, Ignite’s CBD-infused toothpicks are fast-acting and perfect for on-the-go consumption and expression of a certain ‘edgy’ attitude that is well suited for fans of Ignite. “We

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Important Facts About California Marijuana Laws

The Herb Collective

Child-Resistant Packaging Even if child-resistant packaging on your cannabis products is driving you mad, you’re going to have to put up with it.

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Florida

Canna Law Blog

It appears that the FDACS has put a lot of thought into this program, from cultivation to consumption.

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The Even More Perplexing State of Hemp CBD in California

Canna Law Blog

Until the FDA rules that industrial hemp-derived CBD oil and CBD products can be used as a food or California makes a determination that they are safe to use for human and animal consumption, CBD products are not an approved food, food ingredient, food additive, or dietary supplement.”

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No Smoking: Some States Try to Snuff Out Smokable Hemp Products

Canna Law Blog

One question presented by the Chief was whether “merely placing raw plant material in a package constitute processing hemp into a hemp product?”

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Cole Schotz: New Jersey Legalization of Adult Cannabis Use and Sale

Cannabis Law Report

A licensed dispensary will be permitted to operate a cannabis consumption lounge subject to the approval of its local municipality. By Marc P. Press & Robert M. DiPisa on March 15, 2019. Source: [link].

Strike Oil: Desire for Cannabis Oil Heats Up


Is discretion (packaging) important to you? Stay tuned for an instructional NewsMunchies video on what to look for when buying cannabis oil and the best methods for consumption. 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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Cannabis Smoke: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Canna Law Blog

earmarking funds to purchase THC testing equipment; increasing penalties for knowingly selling marijuana packaged as hemp). The last few days we’ve seen a flurry of activity related to smokable cannabis products.

High End Market Place in Vancouver goes green

Cannabis Chronicles

The first is today, April 20, which has become the biggest annual sales day in the cannabis industry due to the use of the slang term 420 in cannabis culture to refer to the consumption of marijuana.

Ignite Launches ‘Ignite X B? Vaping’ CBD Collaboration Line

Canna Newswire

partner on this line to bring together the strengths of both brands to innovate and transform the future of CBD consumption. The super-premium cannabis and CBD brand launches its first co-branded line of CBD rechargeable vape pens, available now at

MariMed Launches Hemp Engine™ Marketing Platform for CBD Distributors, Retailers and Consumers

Cannabis Law Report

The Hemp Engine solution includes a complete “store-within-a-store” package, pre-stocked with a range of CBD products centered on a retailer’s particular criteria.

Green Light Law Updates Latest From Oregon’s OLCC

Cannabis Law Report

The featured speakers included, Danica Hibpshman, OLCC Director of Licensing, Madeleine Cane, OLCC Marijuana Program Coordinator, Anthony Geltosky, OLCC’s only Packaging and Labeling Specialist, Sunny Summers, ODA Hemp Policy Coordinator, Marry Anne Cooper, Oregon Farm Bureau and Ken Helm, State Representative. Packaging and Labeling Update: As of April 1, 2019, retailers can’t accept products with old labels. HB2233 addresses the issue of social consumption and cannabis cafes.

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Beware China Cannabis / Hemp Stocks

Cannabis Law Report

a manufacturer of packaging products that recently obtained an industrial hemp-planting license, asking them to submit progress reports on their industrial cannabis projects by April 2.

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US Navy Policy Documents Cannabis & Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

packaging and labeling of hemp products in determining whether the product. This prohibition does not apply to the ingestion, consumption, or. WHAT’S NEW IN OPNAV N170D? NEW Policy on Hemp Products.

Edible Regulations May Hurt Canadian Industry


Plain Packaging. Plain packaging is boring to look at and makes it difficult for companies to establish themselves as brands. Instead, we will be forced to navigate a minefield of plain packaging where everything blends together. He feels that limiting the THC levels is a good idea so that people can essentially “learn the ropes” about edible consumption.

California Marijuana Laws Explained

The Herb Collective

However, local governments are able to provide licenses for public consumption in certain areas. It’s illegal to obtain an open package of cannabis while driving or as a passenger in any form of transport. As far as marijuana goes, California truly is the Golden State.

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ORCA March 2019 Newsletter Provides Exhaustive Overview of State Legislative Developments & OLCC Rules, Regs & Education Programs

Cannabis Law Report

2) Social Consumption/ Cannabis Lounges / Tasting Rooms. Description: Creates and regulates, under certain circumstances, limited licensing of consumption and event spaces specifically for cannabis. Their law would allow cannabis cafe’s and consumption in dispensaries.

Mexican Cannabis: The New Legal Landscape

Canna Law Blog

The Cannabis Bill would regulate the growing, cultivating, harvesting, producing, transforming, labeling, packaging, advertising, transporting, distributing, selling, marketing, carrying and consuming of cannabis products and its derivatives for personal, scientific and commercial purposes.