Navigation Links
Kush Bottles Working with State Legislators to Help Craft Child-Safe Marijuana Packaging Requirements
Date:9/23/2013

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, the nation's largest wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical grade containers for the natural health and medical marijuana industry, announced today that they have formed an Executive Committee to work with legislators, regulators and lawmakers in states where medical and recreational marijuana is legal.

The goal of the committee is to help lawmakers craft sensible and effective legislation regarding child-safe packaging of marijuana.

Current law in some states requires that Marijuana and marijuana-infused products must be sold in child-resistant packaging. However, most of these rules are only temporary placeholders for finalized regulations, and some states have yet to even address the issue.

Recently, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center (RMPDC) in conjunction with Children's Hospital Colorado, documented a substantial increase in pediatric cannabis intoxications evaluated in the emergency department. Many of these exposures involved cannabis edibles, such as baked goods and candies.

As a result of their report and subsequent support from multiple health organizations and other stakeholders (including Kush Bottles), a legal requirement for child-resistant packaging was included in legislation to implement in Amendment 64 (legalization of cannabis) in Colorado.

"This is good news for Colorado residents and good news for the legal marijuana industry," said Nicholas Kovacevich, COO of Kush Bottles. "As this industry moves from the backstreets to the boardrooms, we must continue to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to operating in a safe and sensible manner," he added. "And nothing is more paramount than protecting our children."

Unfortunately, some states have been silent on the issue regarding the type of marijuana packaging that dispensaries can utilize. Regulations related to the packaging of such products, or the products themselves, have yet to be outlined in rules that are typically developed by the State's Department of Health and Human Services.

New Hampshire Poison Control Educator Laurie Warnock said it's extremely important for patients, particularly those with children, to treat the marijuana like any other medication, keeping it stored out of reach of children and not ingesting it casually in front of their children. "These products don't look like medication, and they're not taken like medication," she said. "They can be easily confused by children."

"We stand by ready to work with any lawmaker to help them understand the industry from an insider's perspective," Kovacevich stated. "It is our responsibility as a leader in the packaging industry to help assure that comprehensive and effective child safety regulations are built into marijuana laws in every state in the nation."

Kush Bottles is one of the nation's leading distributors of child-resistant marijuana packaging. The company offers an exclusive line of products that are made in America from the highest quality FDA approved materials.

For more information on Kush Bottles full product line, visit: www.kushbottles.com

About Kush Bottles, Inc: 
Kush Bottles is the nation's largest wholesale distributor of medical grade containers for the natural health and medical marijuana industries. Kush Bottles carries a large selection of pharmaceutical-grade bottles in both Squeeze-Top and Reverse-Cap configurations.

Kush Bottles also has packaging and labeling materials, and an exclusive line of Vape Pens.

For more information on Kush Bottles, please contact the Customer Relations Department at (888)-920-5874 or go online at www.kushbottles.com

Media inquiries, contact The Innovation Agency, at: hello (@) innovationagency.co


'/>"/>
SOURCE Kush Bottles, Inc
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Kush Bottles Expands Free and Same Day Delivery to Encompass More of Washington State
2. Kush Bottles Launches New Line of Child-Resistant, Made in U.S.A. Containers
3. Zarbees Partners with K.I.D.S. by Donating Nearly 23,000 Bottles of All-Natural Cough Syrup to Underserved Families Across the Globe
4. New Plastic Blood Culture Bottles Increase Lab Convenience While Maintaining High-Quality Standards
5. Takedas Deerfield Campus Ranked Among 2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies
6. Sanomedics Receives Financing for Working Capital and Acquisitions
7. Though Vital to Educating Doctors on New Products, Pharma "Med Ed" Groups Working Under Huge Internal & External Constraints
8. Specialty Operations Solutions joins The WorkingBuildings Companies
9. BioElectronics Receives Working Capital Infusion
10. Foundation Venture Capital Group Invests In Start-Up Working to Reduce Side Effects of Parkinsons Treatment
11. MDHI Receives Term Sheet for Working Capital and Acquisition Financing -- Company Hits Profitability on Recurring Revenues
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... Pa. , June 23, 2016 Bracket ... will launch its next generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA ... Meeting held on June 26 – 30, 2016 in ... the first electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment product of its kind ... Booth #715. Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 ... Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any indication, the ... announced today online at www.diabetesscholars.org by the ... diabetes stand in the way of academic and community ... Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, and continues to advocate ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker listening to conquer ... in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, has today ... world,s first internet connected hearing aid that opens up ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ) , ... , TwinLink™ - the first dual communication ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... cutting edge technology to revolutionize the emergency ambulance transport experience for the millions ... aware of how Uber has disrupted the taxi industry through the use of ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole Health Supply is ... of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese herbs that have ... Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and Rehmannia Root Extract ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton ... Plant City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: ... The closing for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland ... iHire in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness ... & Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son ... lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t ... would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):