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.
In recent news, a bill in D.C. that stops employers from firing employees for failing marijuana drug-tests has passed. This means marijuana using employees are more protected. There are exceptions though, for instance, an employee an still be fired for consuming marijuana at work. The article 'D.C. lawmakers pass a bill that would ban firing employees for failed marijuana tests' written by Ayana Archie goes into more detail about this new bill. Give it a read if you're a citizen of D.C., or if you're just interested in the development of marijuana's decriminalization.
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!
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!
The Marijuana industry has had a new obsession recently. The cannabinoid Delta-8 THC, or D-8 for short has already made a huge name for itself. We ourselves have already produced some awesome looking packaging for some farms producing D-8. But what is it? How much do we know about this new cannabis craze? Well, firstly, D-8 is supposed to have a much mellower high compared to it's relative, Delta-9. This makes it good for relaxing and pain relief. This also leads D-8 to be much more tolerable for low-tolerance consumers. Though the legality of D-8 is a gray area, that hasn't stopped it from taking the market by storm. Check out this article, 'What is delta-8 THC and is it a safe cannabis alternative?' written by Rich Haridy to learn more about Delta-8 THC.
The short answer is: potentially. Early studies conducted at OSU show hemp compounds such as CBGA and CBDA having the possibility to fight-off Covid-19. Much work is left to be done before anything is deemed a "cure", but this discovery brings hope to many folks effected by the ongoing pandemic! Take a look at the article, 'Cannabis Compounds Prevented Covid Infection in Laboratory Study' by Kanoko Matsuyama to learn more. We look forward to following the development of this research. Read the full article here!