Marijuana Universal Symbol on Oregon Package Labels

A common labeling requirement for marijuana retail is inclusion of a marijuana universal symbol. Oregon requires this symbol on all marijuana packaging:

By default, package labels for Oregon stores include a placeholder for the marijuana universal symbol, like the example shown below:

Why is the universal symbol not included on the default label?

Per Oregon regulations, the universal symbol may not be grayscale/black-and-white. It must include the red area exactly as shown above.

Industry-standard thermal label printers unfortunately cannot print in color, and therefore in order to be compliant most Oregon stores use a separate sticker for the universal symbol. The placeholder above is intended to mark the area where that sticker should be placed.

Have more questions? Submit a request


Please sign in to leave a comment.