Top 3 Drivers Of North American Cannabis Packaging Market

Cannabis packaging market in North America is set to grow at a CAGR of more than 10% from 2017-2021.

UNITED KINGDOM: Technavio market research analysts forecast the cannabis packaging market in North America to grow at a CAGR of more than 10% during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The market study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the cannabis packaging market in North America for 2017-2021. The report also lists rigid packaging and flexible Read the full article…

OLCC Notice of Public Hearing: Alternating Proprietors Package

production of hash oil

OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will be holding a Public Hearing to address amending OAR 845-025-3250 and adopting 845-05-3255 - Alternating Proprietors Package. As OLCC staff has begun licensing cannabinoid edible processors, staff has discovered that many processor do not own a commercial kitchen to produce their products. Instead, as is common in the catering industry, many Read the full article…

Deadline Approaches for “Not For Kids” Cannabis Labelling in WA

The “Not for Kids” warning symbol will be required to be placed on all packages of marijuana products meant to be eaten or swallowed effective February 14, 2017. The Board recognizes that changing packaging requires time which is why the effective date has been pushed out to mid-February, enforcement of the new requirement will commence at the same time.

WASHINGTON:  The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has issued a reminder that the “Not for Kids” warning symbol will be required to be placed on all packages of marijuana products meant to be eaten or swallowed effective February 14, 2017. The Board recognizes that changing packaging requires time which is why the effective date Read the full article…

Marijuana Product Packaging And Consumer Protection: New Regulations Nationwide

child-resistant-packaging

By Chris Lynch | NWMJ Law PLLC OREGON: On October 1, 2016, Oregon issued its first licenses to recreational marijuana retailers. October 1st was also the date that all Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and all Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) licensees responsible for packaging marijuana products for sale to a consumer must adopt and utilize Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Lessons From The Grape Trade

Julie Child and Wine

By David Rheins There are many lessons the legal cannabis business can learn from studying the evolution of America’s wine industry. As agricultural products with inebriating properties, wine and weed have much in common. Like cannabis, wine has been an integral part of human society since pre-historic times. Wine like cannabis is used in many different ways, including Read the full article…

Product Review: Zeus Iceborn

Zeus Iceborn

Being a publisher in the pot business has its perks. MJNewsNetwork specializes in covering the business of legal cannabis, including showcasing the emerging leaders in business and commerce.  We are always on the lookout for the the hottest new pot products, and occasionally get the odd product sent to us for review. Such was the case Read the full article…

VIP Speaker And Sponsor Lineup Announced For HOTBOX: The Best In Marijuana Design And Packaging 2016

The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and Online Marijuana Design (OMD) have teamed up to present HOT BOX: The Best In Marijuana Design & Packaging 2016, at the historic Union Bank of California Building, 1011 Pacific Avenue, in Tacoma WA,  Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 10-4:20PM.

WASHINGTON:  The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and Online Marijuana Design (OMD) have teamed up to present HOT BOX: The Best In Marijuana Design & Packaging 2016, at the historic Union Bank of California Building, 1011 Pacific Avenue, in Tacoma WA,  Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 10-4:20PM. According to the event’s organizers, the design and packaging of cannabis product Read the full article…

Legal Cannabis Marketers Carefully Sell Their Wares

Marketing Marijuana on the Web and Social Media

WASHINGTON:  While marketing quality cannabis to eager consumers may seem like simple stuff, licensed cannabis marketers are tasked with operating under strict regulatory guidelines, and must stay diligent or risk the wrath of both federal and state regulators.  The Federal Trade Commission is the overseer of advertising in the US, and that includes Washington State’s I-502 legal Read the full article…

Pentagram’s High-End Design For Snoop Dogg’s Marijuana Product Line

With their identity for rapper and artist Snoop Dogg’s new line of marijuana products, Leafs by Snoop (LBS), leading design firm Pentagram has given pot its highest-design makeover yet.

Just a decade ago, marijuana in the popular imagination was largely associated with cheesy stoner iconography — pot leaf decals, tie-dye and paisley patterns — and its packaging was limited to discreet plastic baggies. But now, with medical marijuana legal in 23 states and recreational marijuana legal in four, top designers are stepping up to rebrand the plant. Read the full article…

Rocky Mountain High: Marijuana Industry Push Back On More Rules

The Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce will not endorse the latest proposed changes to the state ‘s edible marijuna regulations that call for the placement of a “THC Stop Sign” on each pot-infused package and marijuana serving.

COLORADO:  The powerful Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce “[has] not and will not” endorse the latest proposed changes to the state ‘s edible marijuna regulations that call for the placement of a “THC Stop Sign” on each pot-infused package and marijuana serving. A Cannabis Chamber spokesman told Food Safety News the marijuana industry group cannot go along Read the full article…