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Why Rigid Plastic Boxes Are a Great Packaging Solution for Legal Cannabis

4 Reasons to Choose Custom Packaging for an Exciting New Industry

By now, the secret is out that cannabis is the next big thing. The legalization movement is expanding at record pace—with over 25 states and the entirety of Canada having legalized the plant for either medicinal or recreational purposes. Entrepreneurs everywhere are scheming about how they can enter the “green rush,” with new ideas for marijuana-related business popping up with impressive frequency.

Cannabis Packaging Solutions-1As more dispensaries begin to open, the demand for cannabis packing solutions continues to rise. As a trusted supplier of rigid packaging solutions, we feel it’s time to get the word out about the many packaging solutions we can provide to the cannabis industry. Read along below to learn why our rigid plastic boxes make an excellent choice for packaging cannabis and other cannabinoid-infused products.

  1. FDA Approved

Would you ever put food or any other consumable item inside packing that wasn’t FDA approved for consumer goods? I sure hope not. Cannabis is similar to food; you’re putting it into your body, so hygienic packaging must stay top of mind. Our boxes are manufactured with FDA-approved, general-purpose polystyrene (GPPS), which is an excellent choice for marijuana packaging. Polystyrene is made from styrene, a substance that also occurs naturally in foods, such as strawberries, cinnamon, coffee, and beef—making it one of the safest materials available for consumable goods.

  1. Keeping out Moisture and Other Contaminants

When it comes to storing marijuana, it’s imperative to provide some protection against humidity and other contaminating factors. The humidity levels within cannabis packaging are crucial, as they directly affect how long the products medicinal qualities will last. Our rigid plastic boxes ward off moisture and outside airflow that could otherwise reduce the potency of your cannabis—or worse, allow it to get moldy. By storing cannabis in sealed plastic boxes, you’re able to increase its shelf life so you can keep enjoying your herb without complications.

  1. They’re Customizable

Looking for a creative cannabis packing solution? Well, our boxes at Alpha Rho come in a variety of shapes to support your needs: heart-shapedcompartmenttreasure chestround top, etc. We also offer custom labeling solutions that support your branding. In an industry where brand means everything, placing your logo on your packaging becomes an incredibly important strategy. Browse our selection of rigid plastic boxes and just imagine how good they would look with your personalized logo printed on for full display.

  1. Repurpose and Reuse

One of the greatest aspects about our boxes is their ability to be reused. An effective packaging product is one that can stand the test of time. Rigid plastic boxes can become a value-added storage container to use or refill once your cannabis or edibles have been consumed. By reusing your cannabis packaging you can help eliminate waste that has the potential to negatively affect the environment. For specific applications, our rigid plastic boxes can be designed as part of your marketing strategy, such as a custom-designed dispensary display stand.

As the largest manufacturer of high-quality rigid plastic boxes in New England, Alpha Rho has been a leading supplier of injection-molded plastic boxes, with a reputation for providing dependable plastic packaging solutions for over 50 years. Our custom rigid plastic boxes—compartment, hinged, friction fit, custom shapes—are used extensively in multiple industries, such as retail and hobby, food and confectionery, medical, and industrial. Contact us for recommendations, orders, and assistance finding the perfect look and fit for your products.

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