Interview with Scott Martin of N2 Packaging

Cannapreneur: Scott Martin Company: N2 Packaging Idaho We chatted with Scott Martin of the Idaho-based marijuana packaging company, N2 Packaging.  We talked the cannabis industry, the importance of cannabis business compliance, and the absolutely critical role that packaging plays in maintaining a quality cannabis business and product. CM: Before we dive into N2, can you tell us a little bit about yourself: …

Honest Marijuana chooses cans to protect cannabis from light, moisture and oxidation

At Honest Marijuana Co., environmental responsibility shapes not only the cultivation of numerous strains of cannabis but also how the company packages them. In August 2016, the company introduced sustainable packaging drawn straight from the food industry: metal cans. The packaging design, an unusual one for cannabis, protects the marijuana from crushing and defends against the deleterious effects of light …

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Scott Martin, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for cannabis packaging distributor N2 Packaging Systems, commented by phone that his team spent the past 10 months observing testing for their two new, patent-pending products—one a reusable child-resistant beverage lid, and the other a nitrogen-sealed reusable and recyclable can inspired by a way of preserving ammunition, with tomato-can-quality lining to preserve …

Move over canned foods, make room for canned pot

Crack open a can of Coca-Cola, LaCroix or Coors on a hot day. Listen to the pop-hiss and feel the carbonation fizz. Pull back the tab on a can of CalyxGreen, found on the shelves of Cotati’s medical marijuana dispensary Mercy Wellness, and hear the same pop-crack. A flood of terpenes, which give marijuana’s oils their fragrance, infuses the air. …

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Keeping It Fresh!

Who says the mortgage industry is cursed? Scott Martin was a very successful mortgage broker until his company merged with a larger firm in 2013. During the merger, Martin met a client who owned a patent for canning ammunition in a hermetically sealed container with a modified atmosphere. Martin was intrigued. The two began discussing a patent he had filed …

Cannabis packaging—a snapshot

Whether you see it as a return to the Wild West or the opportunity of a lifetime, the cannabis industry has arrived. But be forewarned: its most distinguishing characteristic is rapid change. By Jim Chrzan, Contributing Editor; Pat Reynolds, VP Editor Emeritus The science of freshness “You wouldn’t leave a glass of wine out all night and expect it to be fresh …

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What’s the Deal with Nitrogen-Sealed Cannabis?

As states that have legalized cannabis continue to roll out new regulations on retail packaging for marijuana products, brands are scrambling to find the ultimate solution. While plastic containers are cost-effective and glass jars provide a premium feel, exposing the product to oxygen and light immediately causes the product to lose its luster. This process of oxidation works as an accelerator for toxic …

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Members of the National and California Cannabis Industry Association

NCIA is the only national trade association advancing the interests of the legitimate and responsible cannabis industry. Our industry supports tens of thousands of jobs, tens of millions in tax revenue, and billions in economic activity in the United States. NCIA is leading the unified and coordinated campaign to ensure this emerging sector is treated fairly under federal law. You …

‘Ganja-preneur’ puts organic pot in a recyclable tin

Honest Marijuana extends its commitment to the environment to its packaging, a tin can that is recyclable and reusable, and preserves the purity and freshness of the cannabis product. By Anne Marie Mohan, Senior Editor, Packaging World Honest Marijuana Company of Steamboat Springs, CO, has built its business around respect for the environment, producing organic, all-natural, eco-friendly cannabis products using earth-conscious …

Cotati Marijuana Dispensary Packaging Weed In Cans

COTATI (KPIX 5) — One creative marijuana dispensary in the North Bay has changed how it packages its pot as a way to keep the product fresh. The team at Mercy Wellness Marijuana Dispensary in Cotati has taken a common household item — the can — and packed it with something unexpected: high-grade medical marijuana. Mercy Wellness director Brandon Levine says it’s revolutionizing the …

Canned cannabis? California company keys on freshness

Crack open a can of Coca-Cola, LaCroix or Coors on a hot day. Listen to the pop-hiss and feel the carbonation fizz. Pull back the tab on a can of CalyxGreen, found on the shelves of Cotati’s medical marijuana dispensary Mercy Wellness, and hear the same pop-crack. A flood of terpenes, which give marijuana’s oils their fragrance, infuses the air. …

Why Canning Cannabis Should Be the Industry Standard

The cannabis industry is on the verge of an environmental packaging crisis. Imagine the amount of plastic bags and other non-recyclable containers currently being utilized. Now imagine all of the waste. Even worse, the average cannabis shopper is even throwing recyclable packaging into the garbage due to its unfamiliar appearance. One concerned Mass Roots user writes: “In a span of three …

N2 Packaging Systems LLC | New Hire Announcement – Vice President of Sales & Marketing

N2 Packaging Systems LLC is excited to announce and welcome Jared Masters as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the company. Masters will lead the efforts to increase revenue, expand brand awareness internationally, direct a new sales team, and implement new marketing and business strategies. “We have an opportunity to provide the U.S. and all emerging cannabis markets …

More Cannabis Packaging Laws

Proper cannabis labeling and packaging is a crucial component to staying in compliance with state guidelines. Cannabis companies must ensure that their packages are tamper-proof, child-proof, and within accordance of their local laws. Unfortunately, because the laws are constantly changing, businesses are forced to keep up with the perpetual tweaks being made to remain in compliance and to protect the …

Cannabis Packaging Laws

Proper cannabis labeling and packaging is a crucial component to staying in compliance with state guidelines. Cannabis companies must ensure that their packages are tamper-proof, child-proof, and within accordance of their local laws. Unfortunately, because the laws are constantly changing, businesses are forced to keep up with the perpetual tweaks being made to remain in compliance and to protect the …