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The challenges in packaging medical cannabis products

As a new industry, medical marijuana food producers are exploring new terrain in marketing and packaging their products. There are strict legal requirements with different regional laws on the one hand, and the need to educate customers on the other hand. Marjorie Fischer, brand manager at Auntie Dolores, shared her insights and perspectives.

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A true paper palace

Paper has many uses and one of the most elegant and sophisticated is shown by the art studio Wanda Barcelona. It created a magical paper palace for an exhibition celebrating the work of iconic designer Karl Lagerfeld. 40,000 pieces of paper cutouts were hung amidst the hand-chosen garments.

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drupa 2016 video interviews

drupa 2016 is drawing closer. What does the industry expect from the world's leading trade fair for print and cross-media solutions? Some attendees from the general meeting of the VDMA Printing and Paper Technology Germany answered our questions.

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A mentality shift towards sustainability is necessary

Eric DesRoberts from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition, is responsible for conducting technical research on packaging materials, supporting research efforts around fiber sourcing, and growing the project portfolio. One of his goals is to foster good communication between all parts of the supply chain so that packaging can be made more sustainable. In an interview with us, he provided insights and background on challenges, successes and a much needed mentality shift.

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Modified inkjet printers support scientific breakthrough

Diabetes is becoming increasingly common in developing countries. Many people afflicted by it are unable to afford the test strips and glucometers required to monitor blood sugar levels. Researchers at Clemson University modified a common inkjet printer to print enzymes so that test strips for blood glucose level could be printed in a widely accessible and inexpensive way.

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