State restrictions on cannabis packaging worry producers

Cannabis Chronicles

Because of state regulations, the packaging for the company’s infused tinctures, topicals, capsules and other products contains no information claiming any therapeutic effects. Food and Drug Administration guidelines to clarify what claims can be made on labels.

Gabriella’s Kitchen Appoints Natural Foods and Packaged Goods Expert Jamie Fay as President & COO

Cannabis Life Network

The post Gabriella’s Kitchen Appoints Natural Foods and Packaged Goods Expert Jamie Fay as President & COO appeared first on Cannabis Life Network. CALGARY and SANTA ROSA, CA, Jan. 21, 2019 /CNW/ – Gabriella’s Kitchen Inc. (“GABY” or the “Company”) (CSE: GABY), an innovative and leading-edge cannabis wellness company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Fay as President & COO of GABY.

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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.

6 Hot-for-Pot Cities Driving the US Market

Cannabis Life Network

Additional titles in the series analyze the pet, food and beverage, packaging, and supplies areas of the cannabis/CBD industry. Blog Business Cannabis Legalization CBD News Featured Marijuana News Press Releases THC News cannabis research study CBD Freedonia and Packaged Facts THC

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The Week in Weed: May 8, 2020

The Blunt Truth

Meanwhile, in the Golden State, the Department of Food and Agriculture released proposed rules for organic cannabis certification. Week in Weed California chart illinois legalization massachusetts montana new zealand research stimulus package weedmaps

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A NORML Reminder: Beware of COVID-19 Cure All Claims


For example, one recent CBD provider recently received warning letters from the US Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission for improperly marketing the agent as a key component of its COVID-19 prevention package.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Maine

Canna Law Blog

585 to align Maine with the 2018 Farm Bill and clarify the legality of Hemp-CBD foods. Accordingly, the manufacture and sale of Hemp-CBD food products seem to be authorized in the state so long as they comply with the THC testing and marketing requirements.

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


It acknowledged that the packaging and labeling typically fails to identify the manufacturers of the products. Not a single product tested contained the precise amount of CBD that was advertised on the packaging.

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5 Ways to Thank Essential Workers

Americans for Safe Access

Whether they’re preparing the food we eat, saving lives in the ICU, delivering packages, or working in a dispensary to provide medicine to patients; these individuals are putting themselves at risk to ensure that the essential services we rely on remain open.

5 CBD Tea Brands That Are Worth Adding To Your Bedtime Routine

Miss Marijuana

package of tea contains 150mg of CBD so you’ll get 7.5mg per serving. The packaging is super cute and they sell CBD tea gift boxes too. . Food & Drink Health & Wellness cbd infused tea cbd tea cbd tea bags tea

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.” food labeling).

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Florida

Canna Law Blog

Hemp-CBD in Food. The proposed rules define “Hemp Food Establishment” as an establishment “manufacturing, processing, packing, holding, preparing, or selling Food consisting of or containing Hemp Extract at wholesale or retail.”

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CBD: New York Has A Zero Tolerance Approach

Cannabis Law Report

NYC’s Ban On Food, Drinks Containing CBD Goes Into Effect. CBS New York reports… New York City’s ban on food and drinks that contain CBD went into effect Monday. The city’s health code prohibits adding the cannabis-derived chemical to products, including in packaged foods.

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CBD and Kratom: What’s More Effective for Pain Relief


These are also packaged in the recommended intake as not to risk mishandling of the herb when used to treat pain and other illnesses. Even the dried leaves can be used with hot water and drunk easily or other food, including yogurt or shakes.

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.

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.

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

Canna Law Blog

Yet ANOTHER Cannabis Trademark Infringement Case: Tapatio Foods Files Suit. By not designating a licensed manufacturer on the packaging, the maker of the Stoney Patch products are in violation of California cannabis manufacturing regulations.

Marijuana Edibles: A Beginner’s Guide

Leaf Science

Made by infusing marijuana with food, edibles are one of the most popular ways of consuming cannabis. Cannabis can be infused with basically any food, ranging from cookies and brownies to chocolates, hard candies, and hot or cold drinks. Take with food.

Canopy Rivers Targets CBD Wellness Products With Greenhouse Juice Company

Cannabis Life Network

the “Company” or “Canopy Rivers”) (TSXV:RIV) has invested in Greenhouse Juice Company (“Greenhouse”), a dynamic plant-based food and beverage company, committing $9 million in a convertible debt financing package. TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canopy Rivers Inc.

Hemp CBD Across State Lines: Wisconsin

Canna Law Blog

These products must also meet certain labeling and packaging requirements and testing requirements, which the DATCP may clarify by adopting its own set of regulations. Similarly to Hemp CBD foods, these products must also comply with specific labeling, packaging and testing requirements.

Consumer Brands Association Forms Expert Board to Provide Strategic Oversight of Advocacy Approach to CBD

Cannabis Law Report

Food and Drug Administration. Food and Drug Administration has joined the board. Food and Drug Administration. Food and Drug Administration’s enforcement and regulation of CBD in consumer products. Food and Drug Administration. “I

The FDA and FTC Regulatory Overlap Means Twice as Much Compliance for CBD Companies

Canna Law Blog

What may be surprising to some, however, is that the FTC sent out these letters, not the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”). The distinction between labeling (including packaging) and advertising is not always clear.

Will Cannabis Businesses Get Federal Coronavirus Money? Probably Not.

Canna Law Blog

Notably, where hemp is no longer a Schedule I controlled substance, those businesses are likely free to take advantage of the foregoing federal relief (though it’s dicier for hemp-CBD businesses that violate the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act).

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

Canna Law Blog

Last week, New York City’s Department of Health (“DOH”) quarantined a number of edible products that contained hemp-derived CBD (“Hemp-CBD”) and announced that Hemp-CBD would not be allowed in food products in the City.

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Should Your Labels Include the Term “CBD”?

Canna Law Blog

The holding of this case suggests that a compound that has long been used as a food or dietary supplement for therapeutic reasons does not meet the definition of drug, and thus, may be lawfully sold and marketed in interstate commerce without the approval of the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”).

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Cannabis Topicals: DIY 3-Ingredient Whipped Marijuana Body Butter

Cannabis Cheri

All of the ideas are all easy to implement with common ingredients that you can find in your kitchen, at the supermarket or health food store, and/or online. Thrifty packaging ideas for cannabis body butters.

Article – Matt Maurer / Torkin Manes : Government of Canada Announces Details Pertaining to Legalization of Cannabis Edibles, Topicals and Extracts

Cannabis Law Report

In addition to the foregoing, specific rules on packaging, labeling and promotion will be implemented for the various new product types. Government of Canada Announces Details Pertaining to Legalization of Cannabis Edibles, Topicals and Extracts. by Matt Maurer.

Hemp CBD Across State Lines: Virginia

Canna Law Blog

any finished product that contains industrial hemp, including rope, building materials, automobile parts, animal bedding, animal feed, cosmetics, oil containing an industrial hemp extract, or food or food additives for human consumption.”. percent THC shall be treated as a food.

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The Emerald Cup 2018

Leaf Science

Food: There are over 30 organic food outlets and live cooking demos! Ticket prices range from one day tickets from $65 up to $500 for an all inclusive package.

What Makes CBD Gummies The Best Edibles?

United Patients Group

About seventy years later, two natural-food articles managed to create gummies filled with vitamins. Side note: ALWAYS review packaging before ingesting any cannabis product to make sure you are 100% confident as to what’s in it and potency.

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.

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Cannabis Law Report

For example, D’Loraine Miranda announced proud news on February 4, 2020: “ Bare Market, Toronto’s Package-Free Shop, is Finally Open and here’s what you need to know about the incredible new space.” Sana Packaging.

The Original Jack Herer Takes First Place at WeedCon West 2019

Canna Newswire

The Santa Cruz company took first place for “Best Sativa Vape” during the WeedCon Cup awards event on Thursday, which distinguishes the best of the best in cannabis flower, edibles, concentrates, topicals, dispensaries, and packaging.

Hemp CBD Litigation in 2020: Prop 65

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

Once FDA determines that CBD has been marketed with drug claims, the FDA Warning Letters throw the book at the offending company, including warning the company that CBD in food or supplements is per se illegal according to FDA’s legal interpretation of the “preclusion provisions” of the respectively the Food Drug and Cosmetics Act and the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.

Wahington: Sale of Flavored Vapor Products is Prohibited –  Effective Oct. 10, 2019 

Cannabis Law Report

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of vape-associated lung injury associated with the use of both regulated and illicit vapor products. Food and Drug Administration.

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


Marijuana edibles are food and drink products that are infused with cannabis. It’s best to get your marijuana edibles from an approved dispensary when you first try them as the packaging will be clearly labeled.

California Cannabis Appellations: Proposed Regulations Are Here!

Canna Law Blog

On February 20, 2020, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) released its proposed regulations for the Cannabis Appellations Program, something that many cultivators have been anticipating since the inception of the Medicinal and Adult Use Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA).