Tips on how to ship a cannabinoid product safely and securely

Cannabinoid products are growing in popularity. It is crucial that you understand how to pack them. You can package your product in many different ways depending on the type of product but there are basic guidelines to follow.

What are they and what effect do they have on the body?

Cannabinoids are a family of chemical substances that interact with the brain’s endocannabinoid system or ECS. Cannabinoids that come from the cannabis plant mimic the natural cannabinoids found in our bodies, however, they have different effects because they work with receptors for cannabinoids in order to generate their effects. The Cannabinoids which can be present in the cannabis plant are THC, CBD, and CBN. Cannabinoids are compounds that can be used to decrease inflammation, pain, and relaxation. They are not approved by FDA.

  • Capsaicin (found in chili peppers): reduces itching; improves blood circulation; assists with weight loss; reduces the pain
  • Capsicum (found in peppers that belong to the Capsicum family: Reduces inflammation; assists in digestion; aids in arthritis.
  • Cinnamon: Increases blood flow and decreases pain and inflammation
  • Ginger: Improves circulation, relieves pain and inflammation. Soothes nausea

How to package your cannabinoid product for sale

  1. Label all packaging with information about safety. This includes the ingredient list of the product, how it is used, the frequency of use as well as warnings about any side reactions or negative reactions (if applicable) as well as the expiration date (if appropriate).
  2. Make sure your labels include a warning sign if you use nicotine or alcohol in your cannabis extract
  3. Although cannabis products don’t be branded with an official seal they still must comply with all labeling requirements.
  4. Cannabis products labeled for medical purposes should be packaged in childproof containers, which are mandated by the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration). Recreational Cannabis is not subject to this requirement.
  5. Instructions for how to smoke or vape safely cannabis should be provided.
  6. Cannabis must be properly identified to indicate the proper dosage.
  7. In the case of cannabis products that are ingested through smoking or vaping lids with child-proof seals and warning, labels must be used. Non-edible cannabis doesn’t need to be listed or have dosage information.
  8. Cannabis products must have the THC content on the label

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You will need packaging materials

1) Containers for protection that are used for storage of cannabis-related products, including capsules/tablets as well as extracted oils. ) Prerolls (contains tobacco or a psychoactive substance) and edibles with cannabis.

2) Packaging materials need to be kid-safe for cannabis products that are intended to be used in vaping or smoking for smoking or vaping, such as prerolls (contains tobacco or a psychoactive substance) and blunts (cigars which contain tobacco as well as other cannabinoids)

3) Packaging materials/indicators for cannabis products designed to be consumed through different methods, such as tablets/capsules and edibles.

Packaging materials and indicators

1.) Labels must always be clear and legible, clearly identifying the product’s brand name and along with any required warning labels. The label needs to include all ingredients which include inactive ingredients (for example, most capsules contain cellulose) as well as warnings concerning allergic reactions.

2) packaging materials that aren’t child-proofed must be clearly labeled with directions on how to open them securely. This could include taking off tabs or pushing up on the top.

3) packaging materials designed to be childproof must be clearly labeled with instructions on how to open the package safely, whether it is by pushing the cap or cap off and removing the tab, or any other method.

Packaging materials that aren’t childproof must list the THC content.

Tips for packing your cannabidiol-extracted

1) Place your bottle at the top of the box. They can be stored in a dark, cool location such as in a pantry or closet. The container should be labeled with “Cannabinoid Extracts” as well as the ingredients and storage guidelines.

2) Place cannabis extracts in a separate container from other materials that could ignite.

If you have children or pets, make sure to keep your documents secure in a safe that is locked

If not being used, keep cannabis extracts in childproof packaging

Tips for shipping the cannabinoid item safely and securely

  1. Label the outside of your packaging as cannabinoid extracts.
  2. Don’t ship it using a service that contains both cannabis and other products like USPS (combines cannabis and tobacco).
  3. Ensure that your product is packed securely so it doesn’t break open during transport.
  4. Fill the case or box with bubble wrap, packing peanuts and other items.
  5. Don’t use plastic bags.
  6. Maintain your product in its original packaging and don’t reuse it in any manner.
  7. Check that the seal remains intact on the box, even if the product was shipped within the country of your destination.
  8. Check that all ingredients and warning labels are clearly visible on the exterior of the packaging.
  9. Choose a shipping company that has insurance. This will ensure that in the event that anything occurs, you won’t be able to replace your item.
  10. FedEx and UPS require that the package be sent by ground, with signature confirmation. OnTrac is another option, however, it’s not associated with UPS.
  11. You are only able to ship to dispensaries licensed in California. However, make sure you consult your state or city to determine the way they would like you to label the product and ship it.
  12. Don’t send it with an unofficial carrier like USPS (combines tobacco and marijuana).
  13. Do not ship through the mail if you’re shipping it across state lines.
  14. If you are shipping to your state and country, be sure to know what your state or city requires to label your product or ship it first.