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Sustainable hemp packaging, steps to consider in accordance with New York regulations

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newly, organizers in New York Proposed unveiling Rules for marijuana packaging and labeling which contain provisions to strengthen it Sustainability In the The state’s entertainment industry.

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as part of a file Sustainability ProgramNew York requires that cannabis companies “at least” incorporate 25% of consumer recycled content in their packaging and provide an annual report on key metrics around the implementation of their sustainability initiatives. “

distance State cannabis control board (CCB) suggested preliminary rules and accepted public comments; The New York Office of Cannabis Administration The (OCM) has now said it is “sifting through the comments and working on the revised regulations which will be brought back to the CCB for approval once all the comments have been evaluated.” Lily Hunt, deputy director of public health and campaigns at OCM.

“I just want to emphasize the balance between a wide range of different important public policy objectives in issuing packaging and labeling regulations,” Chase added. “We are really excited to move the needle and lead here in the environmental component. We are really excited to be working to help continue those good efforts.”

Caring for the environment is a priority

as such Benzinga I mentioned earlier, Draft Regulations on Packaging and Labeling of Marijuana Products, with Strict Provisions, It should not be attractive to children. This means that the packaging should be Child-resistant, tamper-resistant, and non-toxic.

Plus, each package will hold cannabis, nutrients, or concentrates Universal country code of approval It has a yellow THC flower in a triangle, with the 21+ symbol in a red circle above the New York state emblem. The status label confirms that the product is licensed and legitimate after undergoing laboratory testing.

Since the state began to issue it conditionally marijuana licenses for adults For farmers and processors, regulators have been released Updated routing When it becomes available to licensees, Hunt said. “When we looked at drafting regulations in the New York market, we were always looking to learn from other countries and incorporate best practices [and] Lessons learned.”

as such The Cannabis Business Times mentionedIn more mature markets outside of the West, some cannabis operators have already implemented sustainability standards on their own that could provide a standard for new markets.

Chase is over: “With packaging, labeling, marketing and advertising, it’s a set of factors that we try to balance. We want to make sure we have a range of products that are attractive to consumers, but not attractive to individuals under the age of 21 so we can Protection of public health and safety and protection of youth.

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