Over 200,000 full-time jobs and growing — that’s the impact cannabis is having on our economy. This data didn’t come from the US government, but from a study reported in Leafly, the largest cannabis website in the world.
With medical and/or recreational use of cannabis being legalized, we asked: Is your business diving into the cannabis market? Survey responses suggest that 37 percent are getting into the sector, with an additional 21 percent planning to add it to their business in the future.
From a packaging perspective, the legalization of marijuana — or more appropriately, taking it from prescription-only use to recreational — isn’t unusually complicated. Protect the product from moisture and oxygen. What about light? I’m not sure, but I guess there are those who will know.
With Halloween here, there are raising concerns about marijuana candy. Washington State just banned gummy and candy edibles, citing youth safety. At least a couple of other states also have a ban on the candy lookalikes. And, if consumers think buying online will be a breeze, think again.