WSLCB Approves Jan. 1, 2020 Date For All Marijuana Products, Packaging & Labeling

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WASHINGTON: On December 12, 2018, the Board adopted interim packaging and labeling policies. These policies will remain in effect until adoption of rules to implement them. It is anticipated that once adopted, all changes will be enforced January 1, 2020, giving licensees approximately one year to prepare for the new rules by selling out existing Read the full article…

WSLCB Releases Interim Policies Adopted For Marijuana Packaging, Labeling, and Product Approval Process and Guidelines

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WASHINGTON: Effective today, the below interim policies have been implemented for marijuana packaging, labeling the product approval process, and guidelines. BIP-10-2018, Packaging and Labeling Requirements  This interim policy clarifies the procedures and processes for packaging, labeling, and product decisions for marijuana infused edible products. Designates approved colors and shapes Designates approved colors and background colors for Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Needs To Know Packaging Laws

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CALIFORNIA: A leading expert has warned the fledgling Californian Cannabis industry that businesses could soon face heavy fines for breaking new laws they don’t fully understand. Brad Davis, Product Category Manager of Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging, has warned that Proposition 65 has effectively changed the regulations already. As the legal cannabis industry is in a Read the full article…

Acorn Paper Creates New Division Targeting The Cannabis Industry

“Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging chose to join MJBA, as our first professional trade association partnership, to augment the thought leadership MJBA has demonstrated over the past 6 years. Our goal is to help the cannabis industry understand the ways experts in brand marketing and  packaging can impact consumer sales and maximize effective fiscal management throughout the cannabis supply chain.”

CALIFORNIA: Acorn Paper has launched a new division to meet the paper, packaging, janitorial/sanitation and custom promotional needs of the Cannabis industry. Branded as Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging (APCP), this division will address the entire cannabis supply chain to growers, manufacturers, distributors and consumer facing retail products. Acorn Paper is positioning itself to become a packaging industry Read the full article…

Kush Bottles Announces Senior Leadership Changes

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Ben Wu steps down as Chief Operating Officer; CFO Jim McCormick adds COO to role CALIFORNIA: Kush Bottles, a leading provider of packaging, supplies, vaporizers, accessories and branding solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced today that Ben Wu, who has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2014, will step down effective today, January 12th, 2018.  Mr. Wu will continue to support the Company as an Read the full article…

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

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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

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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

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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…