packaging

  1. Ron Strider

    Canada: 'Cannabis Christmas' - Island Business Selling Pot Advent Calendars

    Marijuana growers in B.C. are blazing a new path when it comes to Christmas gifts this year, by putting a twist on the traditional advent calendar. Daniel Mongeau and three others operate out of Metchosin and have a permit to grow medicinal marijuana. This year they've decided to sell a...
  2. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Advances Offer Promise For Packaging Community

    Medical marijuana was one of the "hot topics" at the recent PACK EXPO Las Vegas/Healthcare Packaging EXPO. One example: A video interview in which Presto Products Co.'s Todd Meussling discussed packaging hurdles, package types and challenges. Packaging opportunities are especially promising...
  3. Ron Strider

    Thank You To Our Renewing Sponsor 420Packaging.com

    Please join us in thanking 420 Packaging for renewing their sponsorship! They have been and continue to be a huge asset in helping us further our mission of spreading Cannabis Awareness to the world. 420 Magazine exists so that you can fully appreciate the cannabis plant and interact with...
  4. Ron Strider

    Weed-Smoking Gorilla Ushers In New Era In Pot Packaging

    One in five American adults can now legally eat, drink, smoke or vape cannabis however they please. For the fledgling companies fighting for customer attention, the game of differentiating their products through branding is on. And nothing conveys these emerging marijuana brands so clearly as...
  5. Ron Strider

    Canada: Tobacco Industry Feels Pot Is Getting Preferential Treatment By Ottawa

    Today marks World No Tobacco Day and the industry that makes cigarettes says pot isn't getting picked on by the federal government. Eric Gagnon is the head of Corporate and External Affairs for Imperial Tobacco Canada and he thinks marijuana needs to face similar regulations that smoking...
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    Canada: Cannabis Industry Blows Smoke At Tobacco Rules For Plain Packaging

    Vancouver – Garfield Mahood has spent 30 years fighting for the Canadian government to require plain packaging for cigarettes. So, the long-time non-smokers' rights activist says he doesn't have much faith in the government's ability to regulate and restrict the marketing of marijuana...
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    Packaging Medical Marijuana For Senior Patients

    We often read news lamenting the retirement of baby boomers, and thus, the loss of years of knowledge and experience in the workforce. But one working paper published by researchers at John Hopkins and Temple University suggested that states which passed medical marijuana laws saw a boost in...
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    CO: Translating Cannabis Packages And Labels

    Holiday festivities are in full swing and many Colorado families will be host to out-of-state visitors. While not everyone is interested, some family members might want to celebrate by partaking of Colorado's cannabis culture. To keep family members happy, healthy and safe, it is important to...
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    New Universal Symbol Must Accompany All Marijuana Sold In Colorado

    Denver - Efforts to make the packaging of marijuana products less appealing to children will take effect Oct. 1. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the state's Department of Revenue revealed a new universal symbol Monday. The diamond-shaped symbol that has the...
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    Please Join Us In Thanking 420 Packaging For Renewing Their Sponsorship

    Please join us in thanking 420 Packaging for renewing their sponsorship! They have been and continue to be a huge asset in helping us further our mission of spreading Cannabis Awareness to the world. 420 Magazine exists so that you can fully appreciate the cannabis plant and interact with...
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    Wisconsin: Legal Pot In Other States Has Wausau Packaging Company Seeing Green

    Roastar Inc. manufactures packaging for niche items like coffee, tea, nuts, and now marijuana. When Mike Mead and a close friend started out, Roaster was a small label printing company. "In 2011, we saw an opportunity to move into flexible packaging in the specialized coffee market," he...
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    Vials or Bags? A legitimacy issue?

    Ello everybody, In LA, We're said to have somewhere around 1,000 dispensaries, and if your anything lik I am, checking out new ones is always a good time :) My question here is in regards to legitimacy. I am an advocate, pro cannabis all the way. Of all the "clubs" I went too, only the...