With the litany of edible options available, it can be a bit overwhelming for someone who has limited experience with cannabis. Advances in technology have made it possible for edibles to exist without a distinct odor or flavor that gives away an enhanced element. While the artistic opportunities are all very exciting, they can present problems for those who are looking to avoid a psychoactive experience.
For a long time, edibles were something experimented with behind closed doors, but the industry has seriously expanded over the last decade. In states where it is recreationally legal, any food or drink item conceivable has an infused version: coffee, olive oil, soda, candy, condiments, and more can be found with THC and CBD. Depending on the state’s legislation, however, the restrictions and rules applying to labeling can prove very difficult for an edible producer…. [Read More]
When Canada first voted to legalize recreational cannabis they planned to ban edibles, but this recent “proposed amendment would provide certainty and timing for Canadians and the industry that edibles containing cannabis and cannabis concentrates will be authorized for sale no more than 12 months of the proposed cannabis act,” said Liberal committee member John Oliver.”
Canada is hoping that legal edibles “will help combat a key black market sector and help mitigate the food safety and mis-dosing risks.” Keeping edibles illegal would only give power to black market edibles, which have no safety/testing requirements. Legal edibles, on the other hand, can be regulated so they are accurately dosed, safely tested, and properly labeled.
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August Rivera from Eagle Ridge Institute, OKC told KOKH FOX 25 News, Oklahoma that “if a child can’t tell the difference between an edible marijuana candy and regular piece of candy, then neither can an adult,” and that it’s “likely these candies are coming from states that have legalized it.”
Edible makers can proactively help create a safer industry by marking their cannabis-infused products with Cannacals™. They allow parents and children to identify marijuana candy and other cannabis-infused products that would otherwise look identical.
When your #cannabusiness makes the headlines, make sure it’s for the right reasons. Marking your edibles with Cannacals™ is a great way for your cannabis company to put public safety ahead of profits. With legalization comes great responsibility…
As the rapidly growing marijuana industry expands it faces more and more liability threats. One such threat is the possibility of accidental consumption of cannabis-infused products. Marking your edibles with Cannacals™ is an easy, inexpensive way to clearly show that your products contain cannabis.
With legalization comes great responsibility! #cannacals