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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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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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.

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.

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.

Cannabis Sustainability: GACP and GMP

Cannabis Law Report

Water Consumption & Carbon Dioxide Issues. If DIY home-grown cannabis is unavailable, “Craft” cannabis is the farm-to-table equivalent to more robust, safer consumption. The ultimate goal is bringing a product to the market that is consistent and safe for consumption.

Cannabis Sustainability: Scope and Solutions

Cannabis Law Report

There are three basic aspects to consider for sustainable cannabis growth: energy consumption, water usage , and waste management. Because cannabis production and consumption have been illegal for nearly a century, there is limited data to support the design of best practices for the industry.

Eating Cannabis: A First Timer’s Guide to Marijuana Edibles


It’s best to get your marijuana edibles from an approved dispensary when you first try them as the packaging will be clearly labeled. Edibles will have the total milligrams of THC in the packet listed on the packaging.

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.”

Travel with Cannabis?

TOPS Cannabis

Not only is smoking the most ideal way of consumption but the market is booming with new ways of ingesting cannabis and provides the discretion of being masked as gummy bears, lollipops and baked goods. We have all wondered it, some of us may have even tried it.

CBD Vape Oil versus Tincture

Cannabis Law Report

And to make matters even more complicated, manufacturers use almost identical packaging for vape oils and “regular” oils. Since tinctures (CBD oils) are designed for sublingual use, their packaging bottles integrate a top cap that also doubles as a dripper. CBD Vape Oil versus Tincture.

RCMP Seizes Illegal Edibles and Warns of Similarities to Regular Candy


But while these products could be harmful to small children, preventing accidental consumption is not a difficult thing to do. Packaging Differences. . Although not the best for marketing, the logic behind plain packaging is that it is less eye-catching to minors.

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.

Details of Mexico’s Cannabis Draft Legislation Emerge


Packaging. . In terms of packaging, Mexico appears to have taken a page right out of Canada’s book. All packaging will have to be plain, with no opportunity for brand recognition.

Hemp CBD Across State Lines: New Mexico

Canna Law Blog

A “hemp finished product” is “a hemp product that is intended for retail sale and containing hemp or hemp extracts that includes food, food additives and herbs for human use, including consumption, that has a THC content of not more than three-tenths percent.”

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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.

Cannabis Education with Canada’s Newcomers

Cannabis Law Report

and Tweed put together a debut educational workshop on the fundamentals of cannabis and responsible consumption , to elevate community and product engagement among Canada’s first-generation immigrants. Arundati Dandapani writes for Cannabis Law Report.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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!

SAFE Banking Act is Good News for U.S. but Might Be Bad for Canada


Limitations on marketing and packaging make it impossible for the industry to establish any kind of brand recognition, while companies in the U.S. allow for artistic packaging and even celebrity endorsement. Until Canada realizes that education, not bland packaging, is the best way to curb youth consumption and protect public health, the U.S.

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.

Cannabis Legalization Roundup: Mexico, Luxembourg, Switzerland

Canna Law Blog

Among these bellwethers, South Africa and Georgia allow for possession and consumption but no sale; Uruguay, conversely, has a quasi-commercial model; and Canada is leading the charge with a bona fide, scaled marijuana economy. There will be strict packaging regulations, à la Canada.

Berkeley to allow vaping lounges where patrons can consume cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Consumption won’t start immediately, however. The council did not impose the same rule on packaging because the state already has strict rules on this.

Cannabis Sustainability: Hemp Perspectives

Cannabis Law Report

A progressive move such as this would provide Commissioner Nikki Fried’s ambitious “ Fresh From Florida ” hemp industry into a sustainable future provider of cannabis product packaging. Sustainable Cannabis Packaging: How It’s Made and Why It Matters.

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How Cannabis Concentrate Can Help You

Otherside Farms

The high power characterizing the concentrates is arguably the most significant advantage associated with their consumption. Concentrates come in a variety of options packaged in different flavors and scents.

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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The Ultimate CBD Edibles, Gummies & Snacks Guide

The Herb Collective

When extracted from the plants, manufacturers can make CBD tinctures or oils that are safe for human consumption. Olive oil or butter -Honey or sugar Most of these goodies are ready to eat once you take them out of the package.

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.