Marijuana Edibles: A Beginner’s Guide

Leaf Science

Marijuana edibles are a tasty alternative to smoking or vaporizing cannabis. Made by infusing marijuana with food, edibles are one of the most popular ways of consuming cannabis. Many people prefer edibles because they are easier to ingest and offer a longer, more relaxing effect.

Update 7 March 2019: New Resources for Packaging and Labeling of Cannabis and Cannabis Products

Cannabis Law Report

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regulations for cannabis, approved and adopted on January 16, 2019, clarified and updated the packaging and labeling requirements for all cannabis and cannabis products sold within California ( §40400-40417 ). Packaging and Labeling FAQs.

Homemade Edibles Are Safer, Says Zen Zingers Producer

WeedAdvisor

Edibles received a lot of negative press in the last few months, with people (incorrectly) blaming legalization for various poisonings caused by black market edibles. The company hopes that their product will provide a safer alternative to buying illegal edibles from the grey market.

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.

Public Misplaces Blame for Edible Poisonings in Children

WeedAdvisor

Poison control lines have seen an increase in calls about children consuming cannabis edibles since legalization last year, according to Atlantic Canada’s IWK Health Centre. Edibles are illegal. Edibles are Not Currently Associated with Legalization. . While edibles are set to be legalized by October 2019, this is not a free pass to use them yet. These children are poisoned because they have access to the edible products.

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

NORML

Reporters commissioned laboratory testing of 30 commercially available CBD products sold at retailers (non-dispensaries), including edible products and vapor products. It acknowledged that the packaging and labeling typically fails to identify the manufacturers of the products.

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New Trademark Litigation Against “Stoney Patch” Cannabis Products Calls Out an Industry Trend of Copycats

Canna Law Blog

Defendants have adopted the confusingly similar brand name STONEY PATCH, have copied the look of MCI’s actual product, and have copied the look of the packaging that has long been associated with MCI’s SOUR PATCH candies.

DIY Marijuana Topicals: Pain Relieving Frankincense and Cannabis Massage Oil

Cannabis Cheri

When infusing oil for making marijuana topicals, you can use the same material you would use for edibles — bud and/or trimmings. Like edibles, dosing for topicals is highly individualized. Unlike edibles, you are not going to get too high if you overdo it, so no worries there.

CBD: New York Has A Zero Tolerance Approach

Cannabis Law Report

The city’s health code prohibits adding the cannabis-derived chemical to products, including in packaged foods. 1, establishments still selling the products – in packaged or unpackaged form – may see violations from the health department, according to the agency’s website.

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New Cannabis Products: Changes Are Coming to the Federal Legal Framework in 2019

Cannabis Law Report

The amended regulation will establish new control measures to address the public health and safety risks associated with these new categories. In particular, a processing licence will be required in order to manufacture, package or label edible cannabis, cannabis extracts or cannabis topicals.

Colombian Marijuana Legalization Bill Gaining Huge Traction

WeedAdvisor

In Canada, regulations are rather tight, especially when it comes to packaging and advertising. Edibles will also be rather weak, maxing out at 10mg of THC per unit. 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. This is welcome news for an industry that grew almost overnight.

NORML Chapter Newsletter, February 2019

NORML

“Ultimately, the only thing that will stop large-scale profiteers and the environmental and public safety harms they cause is marijuana legalization at the federal level.”

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/29

NORML

Lawmakers in Connecticut have introduced a package of bills specific legalizing and regulating the use and sale of marijuana by adults and facilitating equity in the industry. Click here to email your lawmakers in support of medical cannabis edible products.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/22

NORML

Lawmakers in Connecticut have introduced a package of bills specific legalizing and regulating the use and sale of marijuana by adults, and facilitating equity in the industry. Click here to email your lawmakers in support of medical cannabis edible products.

Rhode Island: Gov. Raimondo’s Proposed Marijuana Legalization Budget Plan

NORML

Like it or not, we’re going to be incurring public safety and public health expenses because it’s legal in Massachusetts… And I think it is time for us to put together our own regulatory and taxing framework,” she said. The proposal would limit THC content for adults to potencies that might not affect a child who encountered and consumed it: Sales of edibles such as gummies, brownies and cookies infused with THC would be restricted to 5-milligram portions.

DIY Marijuana Topicals: Pain Relieving Frankincense and Cannabis Massage Oil

Cannabis Cheri

When infusing oil for making marijuana topicals, you can use the same material you would use for edibles — bud and/or trimmings. Like edibles, dosing for topicals is highly individualized. Unlike edibles, you are not going to get too high if you overdo it, so no worries there.

California Cannabis: Where Prop. 65 and Labeling Rules Meet

Canna Law Blog

Our California cannabis attorneys have been getting inundated with packaging and labeling review since each California cannabis licensing agency adopted its final rules in January 2019, and even before that when the rules were under consideration.

California Cannabis: Breaking Down the CDPH Permanent Regulations

Canna Law Blog

This post will cover the main changes (in our opinion) regarding the California Department of Public Health Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch’s (“CDPH-MCSB”) permanent regs. Packaging.

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. Edibles must be tightly dosed, extracts must be extremely pure and flower has to be clean in order to be legally sold in the state.

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Baker Donelson: U.S. Cannabis Pioneers Face Chaotic Advertising Laws

Cannabis Law Report

Businesses preparing to market a new product nationally must follow the rules of trademark law as well as marketing and advertising claims under state and US laws when creating a trademark, advertising copy and copyright-registered packaging for the product. WRITTEN BY: Cynthia Blake Sanders.

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.

California’s First Direct-to-Consumer Culinary Cannabis Experience Opens Its Virtual Doors

Canna Newswire

es, dessert, vegetarian menu, or full menu), and CrEATe ships the boxes directly to their doors in discreet, safe-for- work packaging. These oils are then tested in a government-approved lab to ensure they meet or exceed state safety standards.

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The Even More Perplexing State of Hemp CBD in California

Canna Law Blog

But what about adding CBD from an industrial hemp source to a manufactured product under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act? Packaging and Labeling. We’ve got you covered on California, hemp, FDA and CBD.

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

Cannabis Law Report

Example: California has three separate cannabis agencies: Bureau of Cannabis Control, CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing and the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch. This includes packaging, soil and everything else that comes into contact with THC.

Alcohol and Marijuana Companies Unhappy with Current Regulations

WeedAdvisor

Given the fact that potency will be hamstringed to 10mg of THC per unit, legal edibles cannot incur a price disadvantage. But branding limitations also can leave customers lost in a sea of plain packaging with no way to infer which product is better. Our government simply wants to ensure safety and avoid youth access, but there is such a thing as being too safe.

USA End of Week Round Up: Federal, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah

Cannabis Law Report

Now that state lawmakers have approved medical cannabis “edibles” such as cookies and brownies, state regulators are beginning this month to write the complicated rules for making sure the baked medications deliver consistent doses to patients in child-resistant packaging. FEDERAL.

You can now get a license to grow and sell cannabis from the state of California

Meadow

One a consumption retail license that would allow for edible products only. There’s been some buzz about a hotel that is potentially going to apply for one of these licenses and host edible-only types of services there. For the non-edible products.

Proposition 65: Yet Another Challenge for California Cannabis Businesses to Bend Their Minds Around

The Blunt Truth

Neither the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), nor its implementing regulations, reference or suggest that cannabis growers or retailers are subject to Proposition 65. To that end, the Proposition 65 regulations clarify the relative warning responsibilities between product manufacturers, producers, packagers, importers, suppliers, distributors (“Upstream Entity(ies)”) and retail sellers of consumer products.

Meadowlands: California’s Cannabis Supply Chain Panel

Meadow

I think bleach kills more people than this and we don’t put any safety labels on that.