LANSING, Mich., Feb. 15, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released information today to inform and advise license applicants regarding the labeling of medical marihuana products under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.
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BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Cannabis Control Commission held its third day of public deliberation on policy matters that will inform the implementation of the recreational adult use cannabis industry in Massachusetts.
A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado – a change aimed at decreasing the likelihood small children will mistake them for a favorite treat.
On Aug. 11, 2017, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced that it had issued a clarification on prohibited cannabis strain names in the state. The rules are intended to prevent strain names from appealing to minors and from misleading consumers.
On June 26, 2017, the Nevada Tax Commission adopted emergency recreational marijuana regulations that clear the way for early sales in the state.
BOULDER, Colo., May 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Wana Brands–Colorado’s No. 1 edibles brand–has expanded its ranks with the addition of progressive culinary professional Todd Garston as Operations Director.
On May 3, 2017, the executive subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council approved emergency medical marijuana rules for the state, governing the implementation of regulatory oversight, the application process and medical marijuana registration, testing and labeling.
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will release its new online packaging and labeling application tomorrow.
PORTLAND, Ore., July 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today the Oregon Liquor Control Commission begins a series of marijuana packaging and labeling workshops across the state of Oregon.
PORTLAND, Ore., June 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will provide a series of workshops across the state of Oregon to provide recreational marijuana licensees and medical marijuana registrants information on new guidelines for recreational and medical marijuana packaging and labeling.
On June 6, 2016, Gov. Peter Shumlin signed S. 14, a law that permits medical marijuana access for state residents under hospice care, as well as access to those with glaucoma or chronic pain.
A Colorado Senate committee voted 4-3 not to extend organic labeling to pesticide-free pot, the Associated Press reported on May 4, 2016. Some committee members feared an organic label on marijuana grown without chemicals would be considered an endorsement of its healthiness.
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the Oregon Health Authority will hold a workshop to provide an overview of the medical and recreational marijuana product labeling and packaging pre-approval process.
This snapshot of seven critical labeling events of 2015 captures the past as a means of illuminating the industry’s future.
BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 1, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Child-resistant packaging and consistent, appropriate labeling is vital for the legal cannabis industry to move forward and it is in that spirit that CLS Holdings USA Inc. (OTCQB: CLSH), a development stage diversified cannabis company, has sponsored the inaugural white paper by MJIC Media, a marijuana media conglomerate.
With legalization happening on a state-by-stay basis and no overarching regulatory agency to devise and implement national standards for labeling, the torch has to be picked up by manufacturers.
The novelty of buying a cannabis product has worn off, and in order for companies to eventually gain equity in the industry, they must create and maintain a brand identity that will gain the attention and trust of consumers.
After months of meetings and deliberation, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board has finally unveiled its full proposal of marijuana regulations.
At its legal retail inception, the cannabis industry expected it would prosper with traditional flower sales, but concentrates have proven to be the industry’s dark horse and have dramatically changed the landscape for cultivators, manufacturers and retailers.
On August 31, 2015, members of the state’s Marijuana Enforce Division met to discuss proposed changes to edibles regulation.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2015 — Kush Bottles (www.kushbottles.com), North America’s premier supplier of customizable child-resistant packaging solutions and accessories for the legal cannabis industry, announced today that Ben Wu, the company’s president, was named to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission Recreational Marijuana Rules Advisory Technical Subcommittee on Packaging.
For the third time since recreational marijuana was legalized in Colorado in 2014 a death has been attributed to the consumption of edible products containing THC, furthering the debate about the safety of these products and the role of personal responsibility.
In Oregon, edible labels seem to say one thing, while potency testing seems to say another. As the state’s marijuana testing industry suffers from a lack of regulations, edible packaging may not always reveal the truth.
Life for Colorado marijuana users just got a little easier. Thanks to new state regulations governing the packaging, labeling and potency of marijuana edibles.
As of late, the mood in Colorado regarding marijuana seems to have been souring. The Republican candidate for governor, Bob Beauprez, suggested that Coloradans should re-examine the issue to see if “maybe we’ve gone too far.”
On July 1, 2014, Washington will become the second state in the union to sell recreational marijuana. It has been a long 18 months since cannabis was legalized in Washington State, and the long wait has only served to stoke the fires of anticipation. One advantage to the protracted period of time between legalization and opening up pot shops is the ability to learn from Colorado’s mistakes. One mistake Washington hopes to correct is the inconsistent labeling methods of edible cannabis.