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Freaquently Asked Questions
What Size Bag Need For Different Amount of Cannabis
Unfortunately, one size bag does not fit all. As a cannabis dispensary knows you have specific guidelines and laws you must follow packaging your products. In addition to this and unlike many other types of businesses your products do not always come pre-packaged. Customers often get to choose the type of cannabis product they want along with the amount they would like to purchase. This means that you will need several different sizes of cannabis mylar bags depending on the amount of marijuana bud/flower a customer wants to purchase.
Opposed to reusing boxes, glass jars, ziplock bags, and drugstore bottles, pioneering cannabis brands and dispensaries of today see a branding opportunity in creating custom printed cannabis bags and packaging solutions. Not only do these custom printed mylar weed bags strengthen brand recognition they also help dispensaries comply with state and or local laws. Some of these laws might the color of a bag, that a bag is child-proof, a boilerplate warning, contents of the bag, and the amount of cannabis product in the bag.
The first step in creating a custom printed cannabis bags for your dispensary is choosing the right size bag. Below we have created a chart which shows common amounts of cannabis flower packaged and the recommended bag size for this amount.
Cannabis Bag Size Guide
1 Gram cannabis = 3" x 4" x 2" mylar bags
1/8 ounce cannabis (3.5 grams) = 3.75" x 5" x 1.5" mylar bags
1/4 ounce cannabis(quarter ounce, 7 grams) = 4.75" x 6.125" x 2" mylar bags
1/2 ounce cannabis (half ounce, 14 grams) = 5.3” x 8 “ x 3” mylar bags
1 ounce cannabis (28 grams) = 6.125” x 9.5” x 3.5” mylar bags
After the cannabis has been harvested it’s just like any other plant, fruit, or vegetable. The cannabis starts to degrade over time. In some cases, dispensaries use traditional Ziplock, or poly bags made from low density polyethylene. Because of these bags’ construction materials, they do little to nothing to regulate key elements to keeping cannabis flower heathy. These bags are clear, so they do nothing to prevent harmful UV rays to degrade the TCH in marijuana flower or cannabis edibles. Also, poly and zip lock bags properties do nothing to control the amount oxygen and humidity in the bag increasing the oxidation and evaporation of terpenes and cannabinoids ultimately more rapidly decreasing weeds potency over a small amount of time.
How Long Will Marijuana Stay Fresh In a Laminated Mylar Bag?
Using our laminated mylar bags for packaging marijuana flower, or cannabis edibles like cookie and candies will keep them fresh longer along with maintaining the cannabis potency . Our packaging and exit bags take into account 4 things a typical ziplock bag, glass jar, or pharmaceutical containers do not. Our bags control the UV light entering the bag, they are durable and control order, have antistatic properties, and control the amount of oxygen and humidity inside the bag. UV Control: Our bag provide protection from harmful UV light which THC to degrade, decreasing the potency of the packaged cannabis product. Odor Control: Since our bags are constructed with strong and durable layers of laminate it ensures bags are will not puncture and the smell is containing inside of the bag. Oxygen and Water: The multi layers of our laminated bags work in tandem. By slowing down the cannabis flowers respiration process and to allow diffusing excess water vapor keeping the bag contents at the perfect humidity level. These two processes reduce mold growth and maintain high levels of potency.
Medical Marijuana Bags and Packaging Requirements
Currently (July 17, 2012) there are a total of 36 states, the District of Columba, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands have legislation that makes medical marijuana legal to the public. These programs vary greatly depending on what state or tertiary you are in. Your state's program could legalize the entire plant (including THC) or could be restricted to just CBD. CBD products like editable, oils, beverages, candles, vapor cartridges, and other CBD products need to be packaged.
Today there are few standardized packaging requirements and large variances regarding the packaging of medical marijuana can cannabis products such as CDB. Many of the laws for medical packaging of cannabis follow closely, the regulating laws cannabis dispensaries must operate under.
Some similarities between medical marijuana and cannabis sold products each state requires child-resistant packaging, packaging bags to have specific dosing information, labels that are not attractive you young people. One difference for medical marijuana packaging bags then to have a bit more copy with disclaimers and labels. A lot of designers of medical cannabis bags tend to be more clinical with their design. This allows them to make changes quickly to the packaging to accommodate new rules and laws.