General, Innovation, Preformed Pouches, Sustainable Packaging / June 25, 2018
The expansion of the legal recreational and medical cannabis market creates new demand for packaging, as well as unique needs. Medical marijuana accounts for about 65% of the cannabis market, with 44 states legalizing (or in the process) its use at least for some conditions. Recreational use is exploding in the states where it has been legalized, and with Canada’s recent legislation, packaging needs are bound to grow… like a weed.
Since cannabis is still illegal under U.S. federal law, production and packaging regulations are set at the state level—and vary widely. Manufacturers must comply with local and state requirements, and are looking for agile packaging suppliers to partner with.
There are a number of considerations, challenges, and opportunities in cannabis packaging:
In many ways, the current cannabis industry is quite young, but that’s why it’s so important to partner with an experienced packaging supplier. With our extensive and varied flexible packaging capabilities, we offer a number of solutions to meet the needs of industries young and old. Ready to explore your options? Give us a call or contact us.
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