Kush Bottles Philips Rx Pop Tops Approved as Child Resistant for use in Colorado

Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division Issues List of Approved Packaging

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, North America's largest wholesale distributor of child-resistant packaging for the marijuana industry, stated that their Philips Rx pop top bottles are on the official list of Colorado approved child-resistant packaging.

Due to the fact that many distributors of marijuana packaging have claimed their bottles are child-safe, but the containers have not passed an independent testing procedure in accordance with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) guidelines, Colorado's Marijuana Enforcement Division has issued a new memo to all dispensary operators, with a list of approved packaging.

The memo states, "All Retail Marijuana, Retail Marijuana Concentrate, Retail Marijuana Product, Medical Marijuana and Medical Marijuana Concentrate must be sold in special packaging that is Child-Resistant as defined in Rules R 103 and M 103.  These standards require specific testing to be conducted on the packaging to ensure that it is sufficiently difficult for children to open."

In order to assure compliance, the Division sent dispensary operators a link to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission's website, which has a list of containers that have been tested and meet the standards for child-resistance. 

The CPSC website confirms that Kush Bottles Philips Rx vials have passed all requirements for child-resistant packaging and are approved for use in Colorado.

Philips Rx containers are available exclusively from Kush Bottles. They are manufactured in the USA with FDA-approved materials, and come in a variety of sizes and colors.

"Our Philips Rx bottles have been enormously popular with Colorado dispensary operators who are looking for an approved child-resistant container, along with excellent customer service," said Nicholas Kovacevich, COO of Kush Bottles. "We have increased the manufacturing schedule of our child-resistant bottles to have a steady supply in stock to fill all orders placed."

For more information on Kush Bottles or the child-resistant approved Philips Rx bottle, call the company at (888)-920-5874, or visit the website at: www.kushbottles.com.

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To read about the Phillips Rx Squeeze Vial on the Consumer Product Safety Commission Website, visit: http://www.cpsc.gov//PageFiles/114977/philipsrxsqueezevial.pdf

About Kush Bottles, Inc.: 

Kush Bottles is the nation's largest wholesale distributor of child resistant and medical grade containers for the marijuana industry.

Kush Bottles have been tested and meet the Consumer Product Safety Commission standards and all state requirements for child resistant packaging, and are made in the USA with FDA-approved materials.

Kush Bottles offers the Philips Rx vials, which are listed as "Child-Resistant" on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's Website.

The company sells a full line of packaging solutions, and a selection of the highest-quality vape (vapor) pens.

For more information on Kush Bottles, please contact the Customer Relations Department at (888)-920-5874 or go online at www.kushbottles.com

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