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Cannabis Relief Bill Introduced in House
“This critical legislation would allow legal cannabis businesses to access disaster relief loans and other programs available during the COVID-19 crisis,” NCIA Executive Director.
Apr 24th, 2020
CBD and the FDA
Apr 23rd, 2020
Cannabis and the Coronavirus
Mar 31st, 2020
CBD: Cooperation to Outdo Competition
Anne Marie Mohan
Mar 30th, 2020
Popularity of Cannabis Formats Evolving, Packaging Follows Suit
Mar 25th, 2020
Despite Confusion Over CBD, Sales Projected to Grow
The source and legality of CBD products can cause confusion to consumers, but product sales are expected to reach $20 billion in the US by 2024.
Mar 17th, 2020
Finance and Investments in the Legal/Not Legal Cannabis Business
Lack of access to financial institutions and tax breaks, as well as volatile market valuations, challenge the cannabis industry’s ability to expand.
Mar 12th, 2020
Canada and the Cannabis Market
In October of 2018 Canada was the first nation to fully legalize recreational THC and CBD products for adult use, yet the market’s development has been impacted by the specifics of the legalization rollout.
Mar 4th, 2020
10 Cannabis Fun Facts - By the Numbers
Enjoy a few random cannabis stats from the LoudCloudHealth.com infographic “80 Must-Know Marijuana Statistics and Facts.”
Feb 27th, 2020
Contract Packaging Potential in the Cannabis Industry
While contract packaging in the cannabis industry has been slow to develop, there is room for packaging specialists who can guide and manage the vast and ever-changing landscape of cannabis packaging.
Feb 24th, 2020
Catch 22s and Opportunity in Cannabis Packaging
An established brand owner says, ‘…if you're a small brand trying to get started, especially with bootstrap money like ours,’ minimum order quantities represent a hurdle.
Feb 21st, 2020
Integrated Labeling Strategy Helps Cannabis Company Grow
Medical marijuana startup Grow Ohio employs a combination of label software, printing systems, and label materials to meet compliance regulations and branding for six different packaging formats.
Anne Marie Mohan
Feb 10th, 2020
For the Umpteenth Time, Cannabis Market Hard to Define
The cannabis market remains fragmented and divisive.
Feb 5th, 2020
Cannabis Brand Garden Society Incorporates Recyclable, Child-Resistant Packaging
When upgrading their packaging for CA compliance, the company found tamper-evident stickers and child-resistant boxes and cartons that maintain the botanical aesthetic.
Jan 30th, 2020
Cannabis Packaging: Don't Fear the Reefer
UnPACKed with PMMI Podcast breaks down the latest developments in cannabis packaging as more and more states open the door to legalization.
Jan 23rd, 2020
At WestPack, WIPOTEC-OCS to Showcase Quality Control Modules for F&B, Pharma and Cannabis Sectors
Lineup includes a precision checkweigher for bottles & vials, an ultra-compact X-ray scanner for food applications, and a pharma-grade serialization unit appealing to growing cannabis industry.
Jan 14th, 2020
Legal Update--myth busting
Legal analyst Eric Greenberg discusses marketing terms not recognized by the FDA, and CBD gets its first round of warning letters.
Dec 16th, 2019
Cannabis Packaging market through 2024
New study from Smithers tracks future value of cannabis packaging by sales channel, packaging format, and national market growth.
Dec 10th, 2019
Denali: Kinder-Safe Child-Resistant Compliant Packaging for the Cannabis Industry
The Kinder-Safe systems include zippers, boxes, and an official badge to allow consumers to know the product is secured in child-resistant packaging.
Dec 4th, 2019
From the 2019 CA Cannabis Business Conference: Scaling Business Across the State
At the NCIA California Cannabis Business Conference in Long Beach, CA, Oct. 8 and 9, experts offered their views on packaging volumes and maintaining quality while expanding brands.
Oct 10th, 2019
Cannabis Packaging Summit to Debut Alongside WestPack 2020
North America’s first B2B event focused exclusively on packaging for cannabis products to feature senior-level speakers, roundtable discussions, networking opportunities, and more.
Oct 9th, 2019
Paperboard System is Lightweight, Recyclable and Designed for Child-Resistance
Currently undergoing child-resistance testing, the recloseable packaging system protects cannabis products.
Oct 1st, 2019
Cannabis Research Lights Finally Turn Green
DEA makes a move to help increase the availability of cannabis for medical research.
Sep 20th, 2019
DEA to Finally Expand Marijuana Research
It took a lawsuit for the DEA to expand the number of entities authorized to grow marijuana for research purposes.
Sep 6th, 2019
Update: DEA Plans to Expand Marijuana Research
“DEA anticipates that registering additional qualified marijuana growers will increase the variety of marijuana available for these purposes,” said DOJ announcement.
Aug 26th, 2019
Marijuana Legalization Likely Reduces Opioid Deaths
A new study published in Economic Inquiry linked the legalization of marijuana with significant reductions in opioid-related deaths.
Aug 12th, 2019
DEA Gets Sued for Shrugging at its Own Application Process for Medical Marijuana Testing
Despite the nationwide proliferation of state legalizations, as well as continued efforts from Congress to fast track medical research on marijuana, a lawsuit has been filed claiming the DEA has failed to act on medical cannabis research applications since 2016!
Aug 6th, 2019