Cannabis Products – How to Choose Child-Resistant Packaging for Cannabis Edibles

Child-resistant packaging plays an important role in preventing young children from accessing cannabis-infused foods and beverages—products that could potentially look appealing to them. But safety isn’t the only factor cannabis-infused food and beverage brands should consider when selecting child-resistant packaging. Shelf life and cost have always been at the top of the list. And environmental…

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Raconteur – Five Brands Boosting Creative Packaging Design

Packaging and marketing have been essential to building brands in entirely new and mind-boggling categories, such as edibles, topicals and concentrates. Indeed, Canadian research found that brand visibility bolsters consumer confidence in cannabis products, with two thirds of consumers finding branded products more reassuring than plain packaged. At the same time, brands have had to…

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One-on-One: Nancy Gruskin Warner, CEO of Edibles Packaging Maker AssurPack

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Warner offers advice for confectionery companies looking to enter the edibles market. Growing up, Nancy Gruskin Warner’s father ran Crystal Pure Candy Co. in Chicago. And these days Warner also works in the candy industry — but in a slightly different role. She is the CEO of AssurPack LLC, which makes child-proof packaging for cannabis…

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Thinking Outside The Bud Podcast Interview

Thinking Outside The Bud

Nancy Gruskin Warner, is the CEO and founder of Assurpack. Nancy has a degree in package engineering and over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically in contract packaging, including expertise with materials, design, function, regulatory compliance and manufacturing. In 2012, Nancy co-founded Mina Pack, a contract packaging company providing specialty unit dose…

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NCIA Seed To Sale Speaker


The Cannabis industry is a new industry with many new products as well as packaging suppliers emerging to support the industry needs. What is often missing is the process of package development, which is as critical as your product development process.  Packaging is often the afterthought and left until the end with no time or…

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Cannabis Packaging: Supplier’s Perspective

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While flower is still common, the sheer number of delivery methods is staggering; edibles, transdermal patches and infused products are seeing a rise in popularity. “A lot of medical patients don’t want to smoke the flower, either for health reasons or they’re limited in where they can smoke,” says Wes Mancoff, President of Thomas Packaging. Capsules and…

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AssurPack CEO, Speaker at Women Grow NYC

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JUNE 2017 NYC WOMEN GROW SIGNATURE NETWORKING EVENT Women Grow – New York City How to do Cannabusiness Without Touching the Plant Nancy Gruskin Warner is the CEO and founder of Assurpack, a cannabis-focused packaging company. Nancy has a degree in package engineering and has 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically in pharmaceutical…

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Marijuana Business Magazine, May-June 2017

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“They’re first in the market for packaging edibles. They took a pharma approach – but they kept the need to market and brand as food products in mind for edibles manufacturers. Their packaging is very pretty and doesn’t resemble pill bottles.” — Marijuana Business Magazine, May-June 2017

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