Types Of Cannabis Packaging | CBD Packaging

Cannabis and Cannabis Products Have Been Legalized

Now that cannabis and CBD have been legalized in one way or another in virtually every state, there’s an influx of products on the market. From flower and edibles to vape cartridges and oil, there are a ton of products to market -- and options for packaging cannabis products.

Regardless of the specific product (or products) you sell, selecting the right THC or CBD packaging can make or break your success.  From rigid cannabis packaging to
flexible cannabis packaging, here’s a breakdown of the
different types of cannabis packaging to choose from.
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Rigid Cannabis Packaging

As the name implies, rigid and semi-rigid cannabis packaging is anything that’s hard to the touch, including glass bottles and jars, tin containers, and plastic vials. Rigid cannabis packaging and containers, in general, are better than paper and has its benefits (it protects delicate flower from breakage, and is very moisture resistant and smell-proof), but it can also be very difficult to transport and store in bulk. Here’s a bit more information about each of the rigid packaging types for THC.

Glass Jars and Bottles Packaging Types

The primary selling point of this packaging type for packaging cannabis is that it means customers can see exactly what’s inside the containers before purchasing. Since customers can’t legally smell or touch products in most dispensaries, sight is the main sense they’ll use to get to know your product. Glass also doesn’t react to most chemicals, meaning THC won’t leech into the weed packaging and other chemicals won’t make their way inside.
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Packaging Cannabis in Tin Containers

This weed packaging type is often used for pre-rolls or certain edibles, like candies or mints, to help keep out moisture and sunlight so the product within stays fresh. Many companies opt to use sliding properties for the tin containers (similar to a tin of Altoids), but tin containers can be customized to pop open or contain a clear top or viewing window. It all comes down to you and your preferences.

Plastic Tubes for Marijuana

Finally, the ever-popular plastic pop-top tubes. These are probably the type of cannabis packaging that most people are familiar with. They can be used to custom package pre-rolls, whole cannabis flower, or pre-ground marijuana. The lids are child-resistant, and the tubes are easy to label.
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Flexible Cannabis Packaging Types

Many cannabis companies are moving away from bulky and rigid packaging to flexible packaging. In general, flexible packaging is easy to customize, can be ordered in bulk to save you money, and doesn’t take up as much space in storage.

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Flexible Mylar Pouches

Our mylar bags and pouches are perfect for the marijuana industry. They’re smell-proof, come in all shapes and sizes, and offer the highest level of odor containment. They can be purchased in smaller quantities, but for the quickest turnaround should be ordered in bulk wholesale amounts. To learn more about our custom cannabis packaging, reach out to our customer service team or click here. 
Our mylar pouches can be purchased in many shapes and styles, including stand-up pouches, lay-flat bags, vacuum-sealed bags, and more!

Customized Cannabis Packaging Types

Any of the above packaging options can be customized to fit your unique needs. In many cases, flexible packaging is easier to customize, and customization options for custom  flexible packaging include the following:

  •  Holographic elements - Incorporating holographic gloss laminate elements into your packaging will make it look cool. You can add small holographic touches or make the entire bag holographic in nature. 
  • Zipper - Adding a zipper or other resealable aspect to your marijuana and CBD packaging means your customer can use the product over time without sacrificing quality, taste, or potency. 
  • Child-resistant properties - Making your cannabis packing child-resistant isn’t just a nice-to-have; it’s the law. We encourage all customers to obey all local and state laws for cannabis packaging. 
  • Tamper-resistant properties - By incorporating a tear notch or heat seal into your bag, your customer will be able to tell if their cannabis has been tampered with. 
  • High-quality finishes - From soft-touch finishes to Spot UV, you can take your CBD packaging to the next level with one of our high-quality, premium finishes. 
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As you can see, there’s a lot to think about when it comes to flexible cannabis and CBD packaging. Reach out to our team for more information!

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Comply with Local & State Laws

Legal requirements are constantly changing, and each state has its own laws and regulations surrounding the packaging and labeling of cannabis and CBD products. We work with customers around the country (and the world!) and are accustomed to customizing bags for compliance with cannabis industry regulations, and can adhere to CBD labeling requirements. 

Please note: we are not lawyers, but we will work with you to make sure our bags conform to the standards you’ve provided.

Cannabis & CBD Packaging FAQs

As a leading supplier of flexible cannabis and CBD packaging, we get a lot of questions from potential and existing customers. Here are a few of the most common.

Q: What is cannabis packaging made of?
Cannabis packaging can be made from a variety of materials, including plastic, biodegradable materials, and Kraft paper.
Q: Can cannabis buds be vacuum sealed?
Yes, cannabis buds can be vacuum sealed, but only if the material used to vacuum seal them doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals.
Q: Why is cannabis best stored in an airtight
Cannabis needs to be stored in an airtight container, so it’s not exposed to air, moisture, or the elements. This helps prevent contamination and preserves its taste, smell, and potency.
Q: What are the different types of cannabis
There’s a lot of variation when it comes to cannabis products, and common products include edibles, flower, THC and CBD-infused drinks, vapes, pre-rolls, and tinctures or oils.

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For the best cannabis packaging on the market, look no further than CarePac. As a California-based company, we were an early adopter and have had time to perfect our cannabis packaging. The process is simple, our customer service team is helpful, and we offer many different sizes, styles, and bag materials. To get the process started, get an Instant Online Quote today!

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