It’s LEGAL . . . in Rhode Island

June 3, 2022

Rhode Island legalized recreational cannabis this week, becoming the 19th American state where cannabis is legal for all adults.  Twenty-four licenses are available for existing medical cultivators in Rhode Island, and regulators will issue additional licenses after a two-year moratorium. Virginia — which legalized recreational use in 2021 but has not established regulations — did... [continue]

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Child-Resistant Packaging Expert to Speak at Cannabis Packaging Conference

April 8, 2022

AssurPack® Founder and CEO to Speak at Cannabis Packaging Conference April 12-14, 2022, in Anaheim, CA AssurPack® Founder and CEO, Nancy Warner, will be a guest panelist and speaker at the Cannabis Packaging Conference and companion CannPack exhibits April 12-14, 2022, in Anaheim, CA. Nancy Warner started AssurPack® to bring pharmaceutical-grade packaging to the cannabis... [continue]

Why The Vape Mail Ban Could Spell Trouble For Cannabis Operators

Why The Vape Mail Ban Could Spell Trouble For Cannabis Operators

October 15, 2021

The December 2020 COVID relief bill, or Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, passed by Congress, contained roughly 5,500 pages of details and legislation. Among them was the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act, or PACT Act. In short, the PACT Act bans the mailing of all vapes, e-cigarette products and their components to consumers.... [continue]

GMP for Cannabis Will Change Everything: Part II

July 1, 2021

Most cannabis manufacturers acknowledge the importance of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for safety. GMPs are the critical standards that ensure product quality and keep consumers safe. Moreover, they recognize how GMP regulations will suddenly apply to the cannabis industry when federal legalization takes hold. Everyone will need to achieve GMP certification — and do so... [continue]

GMP for Cannabis Will Change Everything: Part I

June 16, 2021

Make no mistake — federal cannabis legalization is coming soon. Yet it won’t be the get-rich party that many cannabis stakeholders envisioned in 2012. Instead, strict new regulations will take hold of the industry, forcing small producers out of business. Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) — the standards that assure product quality and safety across many... [continue]

5 Packaging Technologies to End the Pandemic

January 21, 2021

Here at AssurPack®, we’re passionate about packaging and how it can help the world be healthier and safer. And not just cannabis packaging — our love of package engineering extends into all areas. So as the world struggles to bring the pandemic to an end, we’re excited about the ways packaging is helping stop COVID-19.... [continue]