Cannabinoid products are getting more and more popular and it is crucial to know how to package them for sale. There are a myriad of ways you can package your product based on the type of product you are making There are a few general guidelines to follow.
What are cannabinoids , and what effect do they have on the body?
Cannabinoids are a class of chemical compounds that interacts with the brain’s ECS or endocannabinoid endocannabinoid mechanisms, are a kind of chemical compound. While the cannabinoids in the cannabis plant have a similarity to cannabinoids present in our bodies however, they have different effects due to their interaction with cannabinoid receptors. The Cannabinoids that can be present in the cannabis plant include THC, CBD, and CBN. The cannabinoids used by people in their bodies to alleviate inflammation and pain and also create relaxation (not yet acknowledged by the FDA) are:
* Capsaicin (found in chili peppers) reduces itching and improves blood circulation; assists with weight loss; eases the pain
* Capsicum (found in peppers of the Capsicum family) reduces inflammation and aids digestion; helps with arthritis and rheumatism
* Cinnamon: Increases blood flow and reduces pain/inflammation
* Ginger: increases circulation, relieves pain/inflammation; helps ease nausea
How do you package your cannabis product to sell
1) Label all packaging with safety information. This includes: the ingredient list of the product, the method by which it is used, its frequency; warnings about side reactions or negative reactions (if applicable); expiration date (if appropriate).
2) Make sure your labels include warning signs when you are using nicotine or alcohol in your cannabis extract
3.) Cannabis products will not usually have the official seal of approval, but they must still meet the conditions for labeling.
4.) Cannabis products labeled as for medical use should be packaged in child-proof containers. These is mandated by the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration). This is not the case for recreational cannabis.
Instructions for how to smoke or vape safely cannabis must be included.
6.) Cannabis must be properly labeled with the appropriate dosage.
7) Cannabis products designed to be consumed by smoking or vaping must have child-safe lids, warning labels and ingredient listing. Cannabis that is not edible doesn’t require ingredient lists or dosage details.
8.) Cannabis products are required to have their THC content noted on the label.
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The packaging materials you’ll need
1.) Containers for protection that are used for storage of cannabis-related products, like capsules and tablets and extracted oils. Prerolls (contains nicotine or another psychoactive substance), cannabis-infused edibles
2) Packaging materials must be childproof for cannabis products to be vaped or smoked including prerolls (contains nicotine or another psychoactive substance), blunts and cigarettes which contain tobacco as well as other cannabinoids.
3.) Packaging materials/indicators used for cannabis products that are intended to be consumed by other ways, like capsules or tablets, and edibles.
Packaging materials and indicators
1) Labels must always be legible, clearly identifying the product’s brand name and together with any warning labels. The label needs to include all ingredients, including inactive ingredients (for instance, many capsules are made up of cellulose) and also warnings about allergic reactions.
2) Packaging materials that aren’t child-proof must have specific instructions on how to open them in a safe manner, whether it is through pushing the top, twisting the cap, or pulling off a tab
3) packaging materials designed to be childproof must have clear instructions for opening them without risk, whether it is by pushing on the top or cap off, pulling off a tab, or any other method.
Packaging materials that are not childproof must list the THC contents.
Tips for packing your cannabidiol extract
1) Place your bottle at the base of the container. The best place to keep them is in a cool, dark area like a pantry or closet. Be sure to label the container with “Cannabinoid Extracts” and include the ingredients and storage instructions
2) Conserve cannabis extracts from other substances that can ignite.
If you own children or pets, keep your valuables secure in a safe locked
When not in use, keep cannabis extracts in childproof packaging.
Tips for shipping an item containing cannabinoid in a secure and safe manner
1) Note the outside of the container with “Cannabinoid Extracts”.
2.) Don’t send it using a service which combines cannabis with other kinds of goods such as USPS (combines cannabis and tobacco).
3.) Make sure your product is packed securely so that it doesn’t open during transit
4.) Fill a box or hard case with bubble wrap, packing peanuts etc.
5.) Do not make use of plastic bags.
6.) Keep your product in its original packaging and don’t seal it in any way.
7) Check that the seal is still in place on the packaging regardless of whether the item was shipped outside of the country you reside in.
8) Make sure the ingredients are all stated on the exterior of your package and any required warning labels on opening your package or the contents.
9) Use a proper shipping company that has insurance. You can be confident that your product is safe if something goes wrong.
10) If you’re sending the package using FedEx or UPS, they require that it be shipped ground and with signature confirmation. OnTrac is another option, however it’s not associated with UPS.
11) Only send your product to licensed dispensaries located in the state of California But be sure to check how your state or city requires you to ship/label your product first.
12) Do not send it through a private company like USPS (combines cannabis and tobacco).
13) Don’t send anything through the mail if you’re shipping it across state lines.
14) If you are shipping within your state or country be sure to verify how your state/city has you identify your product.