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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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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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


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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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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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.

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.

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: 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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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.

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.

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.

Travel with Cannabis?

TOPS Cannabis

More importantly, it is clearly stated that medical marijuana is safe to be packaged on carry-on bags and checked bags- with special instructions. Just like your vaporizers just make sure to pack it within your carry on and get creative with the packaging.

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.

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.

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.

The Even More Perplexing State of Hemp CBD in California

Canna Law Blog

Department of Food and Agriculture (the “USDA”) authority to oversee state hemp regulatory programs. Hemp CBD in Food/Beverages in California. What this means is that the CDPH views anything that counts as food or drink that’s intended for human or animal consumption as unlawful.

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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.

Vaping Vaping Vaping… All the latest

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 severe lung disease associated with the use of both regulated and illicit vapor products. Food and Drug Administration.

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.

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

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

As part of the ongoing vaping illness issue, on Friday the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) strengthened its warning to consumers and issued a statement advising consumers to avoid all THC containing-vaping liquids. 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.

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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Investment Interest in California CBD Companies is Rising

Marijuana Lawyer Blog

Meanwhile, one industry banker noted it will be some time before makers of CBD products start to see buyouts from traditional consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, especially with regard to food and beverage products.

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New York Legislature Passes Breakthrough CBD Hemp Bill

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

The bill, to be reviewed by Governor Cuomo, provides the regulatory framework for two-year renewable licensing (growing, manufacturing, extracting), packaging and labeling requirements (including negative health impact warning information and restrictions on health claims), and laboratory testing oversight to include QR codes linked to consumer information. By: Kristin Jordan , Senior Counsel.

Vaping in Oregon: The Flavored Products Ban is Just the Beginning

Canna Law Blog

On Friday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order No. 19-09 (the “Order”), which directs the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to “take immediate action to address the vaping public health crisis.”

Newfoundland Cannabis Store Closes Amidst Supply Shortages


At the purchase point for suppliers, Greening explains, she can specify the type of product—for example, Plain Packaging cannabis flower—and see an estimated THC range before placing orders and making payment.

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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.

Legendary Kentucky Hemp Farmers Receive Investment to Revitalize Family Legacy

Canna Newswire

s Plant to Product Quality System maintains vertical tracking and quality control from the seed selection to proprietary products packaged in FDA approved, food grade facilities. Daddy Burt Hemp Co. Launches eCommerce CBD Company with generations of experience.

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. Include the data and information on your packages, labels, marketing materials, website, and display it in digital and print signage.

Hemp & Health

Leaf Science

The problem with cheap processed meat is that no amount of fancy packaging removes the conditions that reared those animals. Using hemp with vegetables we can continue to eat delicious nutritious food.

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How to Get a Credit Union Account for Your Hemp Business

Canna Law Blog

Food and Drug Administration. Credit unions are going to look out for Hemp-CBD in foods and dietary supplements, as the FDA has clearly stated that Hemp-CBD may not be legally added to these products.

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.

Homemade Edibles Are Safer, Says Zen Zingers Producer


Buying from an illegal source will always be dangerous and unpredictable – no matter how attractive the product or package might be. This is the message that Paracanna Foods, the company behind Zen Zingers DIY edible candy-making kits, wants everyone to hear, according to CTV News.

California Cannabis: Breaking Down the CDPH Permanent Regulations

Canna Law Blog

It’s no secret that the California Department of Health Food and Drug Branch (“FDB”) has an issue with hemp-CBD. Specifically, an FAQ that issued from FDB last year made clear that FDB prohibits hemp-CBD in “Food” for humans and pets. Packaging.

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

Canna Law Blog

On Monday, I wrote about the New York City Department of Health’s (“DOH”) recent crackdown on Hemp-CBD in food and how it was consistent with the New York State Department of Agriculture’s (“Department”) FAQs on hemp-derived CBD (“Hemp CBD”).

Cannabis Club TV (CCTV) Launches HRVST TV in Partnership with GrowGeneration and GreenBroz, Inc. to Bring Educational, Grow-Centric Content into Hydroponic Stores

Canna Newswire

The top framing of the stand is food grade stainless steel, which pays homage to GreenBroz flagship equipment. First In-hydro-store Television Network now available in nine states. SANTA CRUZ, Cali.