Take a trip back to 2012, when the state of Colorado became the first US state to legalize Marijuana, such a monumental moment in the cannabis communities history. Fast forward back to present day, now 19 states have fully legalized recreational marijuana, with a few others working towards that goal. Legal Cannabis was once projected to be an enormous money-making business, how has true is that so far? Through the combination of recreational and medical marijuana, around 40% of Americans can legally obtain weed, but the illegal market remains profitable, why is that? The article,'The Economics of Legal Weed Don't Work' written by Belinda Luscombe discusses this exact conundrum. Included in this article is an interview with Daniel Sumner and Robin Goldstein, authors of the book, Can Legal Weed Win?: The Blunt Realities of Cannabis Economics. The interviewer and both authors bring up some intriguing and thought-provoking points, give the article a read!
With the temperature increasing by the day, you can be sure Summer days are leisurely rolling in. Beyoncé has already announced what's sure to be the soundtrack to the hottest summer yet. So it's time to ask yourself, is your custom packaging cool enough to beat the heat? If you answer that question with any hesitance, have no fear, Best Bud Bags is here! There's still some time to get the chillest packaging for Summer 2022. Whether you need branded packaging for concentrates, flower, edibles, or anything in-between, we got your back. Any and all branded packaging can be made completely custom, from the coldest design to show off just how awesome your brand is, down to the construction of the packaging. Wanna show a little skin? Consider cut-outs for boxes, or windows for bags. Let your mind wander and imagine the coolest summer packaging, and let us help you bring a that dream to life. Contact us today!
As of June 9th, Marijuana has been decriminalized in Thailand, making it the first Asian country to do so. Though this isn't full legalization yet, this is a promising step forward. So what does decriminalization mean exactly? Thai citizens can now use Marijuana for medicinal purposes, but recreational use remains punishable. The drug is no longer listed alongside other narcotics deemed dangerous. There are a few other key points to know, and the article,'Thailand's 'marijuana wonderland': 5 things to know' written by Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat goes over the specifics very clearly.
As of Tuesday, May 25th 2022, Rhode Island becomes yet another state to legalize Marijuana for adult use! This marks an exciting start to June for all 21 and up Rhode Islanders. The article, 'Rhode Island just legalized marijuana. Here’s what happens next' written by Alexa Peters goes into more details about this new law, and answers any questions residents of Rhode Island may have. If you're a new farm or dispensary in the great state of Rhode Island looking to make a great first impression, consider getting custom branded packaging made by us! We strive to offer our customers the highest quality packaging at the lowest prices we can. Our in-house designers are ready to bring your brand to life. Contact us to start your order today!
Georgia is the land of peaches, but could another super recognizable plant become synonymous with the state as well? The citizens of Georgia recently had the opportunity to answer some questions in regards to marijuana and its potential legalization and subsequent value to the state. Though these answer don't have an effect on the current laws yet, they send a very clear message to Georgia's lawmakers. The article 'Georgia Voters Approve Marijuana Legalization Ballot Question' by Kyle Jaeger talks about the numbers and specifics of this poll. Though these questions are just the very first steps, it shows hope the the future of the states legalization status.
Arizona has been experiencing very encouraging growth in their recreational marijuana market, despite a recent dip in the medical market. Reports show that the sales of recreational marijuana have steadily increased in recent months, while medical sales have declined. The article 'Arizona Recreational Marijuana Sales Hit A New Record In March, State Reports' written by Marijuana Moment gives the specific numbers and figures of sales. It also goes on to breakdown the distribution of taxes from these sales. Any Arizonian farms or dispensaries looking to take advantage of the recent uptick in sales should Contact us to get top-quality, attention-grabbing custom branded packaging today! With more customers, it's time to stand-out and show-off, custom packaging is the perfect way to do that.
Even though recreational marijuana is still illegal in Texas, the city of Austin has recently made moves to decriminalize marijuana. The liberal group 'Ground Game Texas' received a huge win when the citizens of Austin showed a large amount of support for the proposed measure. While this isn't news of legalization, the act to decriminalize marijuana is a marked step forward for the cannabis community of Austin. Read the article, 'Austin to Decriminalize Marijuana, Ban ‘No-Knock’ Warrants' written by Shelly Hagan to learn more about the specifics of this measure.
It's not hard to tell that the cannabis community has grown and changed over the years. Weed is much stronger now than in the 70s, and it can be hard to navigate the plethora of strains and methods of consumption available now. Especially for all of our New Jersey and New York friends who's states have recently legalized, a guide through the maze of Marijuana would be extremely helpful. Luckily, the article 'Don’t freak out: A cannabis guide for new, inexperienced or returning users' Written by Caroline Lewis is the perfect guide! If you find yourself lost in the dispensary, give this article a read. We're sure you'll be thankful when you find the perfect product and find yourself flying high, or chilled out on the couch, whichever you prefer.
Happy Earth Day 2022, today is perfect day to cherish our shared home. What would we do without this big green and blue orb? Die probably, so let's take time to thank the planet for all it provides for us. From vast oceans, rolling hills, dense forests, to dry deserts, there really is so much to take in and experience. Without the rich soil under our feet, we wouldn't be able to grow the plethora of fruits, veggies, and grains we do. The cannabis community has special thanks to give, since our businesses and lives revolve around one beautiful plant. So celebrate earth day by smoking one of Mother Earth's glorious gifts, that righteous greenery. If you're a farm and are looking for a more environmentally friendly packaging solution, look no further! We have many earth-friendly packaging options to explore. Our boxes are made from 70% post consumer materials, with biodegradable ink. We also have compostable bag options, these bags are best used for dry products, such as flower, syringes, or dry ingredient mixes. Show the world some love and Contact Us to explore your options today!