The government sets many regulations on what you can and can’t do within the packaging industry. Knowing the laws and parameters to abide by are crucial in order to protect your company as a whole.

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Packaging Regulations

In this course, we map out the major regulatory agencies such as FDA, EPA, USDA, CFR, ASTM, and ISO. Once defined, we break down relevant and applicable laws into cheat sheets for you to have immediate access to when working on projects. By no means is this course a replacement for legal review, but it is the absolute first step in educating yourself on regulations and agencies that impact the product categories you design within.

Cannabis Packaging

Contrary to popular stereotypes, the cannabis industry is comprised of highly educated professionals specializing in accounting, advocacy, agriculture, compliance, customer service, sales, technology, packaging, and more. With medical cannabis now legal in more than half of the U.S. and recreational cannabis use legal in ten states cannabis companies are scrambling to fill a rush of new jobs in the industry. In this course we'll talk about methods of packaging, suppliers, and stakeholders in the industry that work with cannabis brands. This is important, as there are many supply chain and transport obstacles to overcome for emerging cannabis brands and suppliers in this developing Consumer Packaged Goods category.