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BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the Orange Crush brings home a win in the home opener and anticipation builds for the 2018 football season, Wana Brands has announced the addition of 2018 Game Day Gummies to its product line.
When it comes to edibles, ovens and crock pots cook cannabis pretty inconsistently, wasting weed and lowering the quality. With this in mind, entrepreneur Shanel Lindsay created her own science-savvy device that perfectly cooks pot every time you use it, leaving you ready to sprinkle it on your favorite foods in just one hour.
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BDS Analytics today launches the cannabis industry’s most comprehensive and granular examination of the California cannabis market, an essential tool for cannabis businesses, investors, and others interested in understanding and assessing the largest cannabis marketplace in the world.
The booming marijuana business has grown to new heights in states where it is legal, thanks to edible editions. But the new ways people are consuming cannabis are also raising some warning flags.
As California gears up for the sale of recreational cannabis, lawmakers are still concerned about cannabis packaging that could appeal to minors. On Aug. 24, 2017, state lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown Senate Bill 663, a bill intended to thwart edibles from being marketed to adolescents, as reported by the Los Angeles Times. Crafted by…
On January 1, 2018, Californians over the age of 21 will legally be able to buy recreational marijuana including edibles and other products. Children will inadvertently be exposed to the marketing of this drug.
On Aug. 21, 2017, the Denver Department of Environmental Health announced that Dixie Elixirs had six cannabis products recalled because they had not been made with food grade essential oils.
As countries across the world look to decriminalise cannabis, Jim Connolly asks whether it’s time to change the law on cannabis in the UK.
A proposed rule for Ohio’s medical cannabis program says edible products that resemble cartoon characters, superheroes or pop-culture figures should not be allowed.
PORTLAND, Ore., July 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the cannabis market blossoms in Oregon, consumers are turning to edibles for a safe, effective, discreet and delicious way to achieve a legal elevated lift.
Veronica De La Cruz reports on NorCal Canna Cuisine gala served by renowned cannabis cook Jeff the 420 Chef, who is an expert in cannabis-infused foods.
The Massachusetts marijuana law is getting a rewrite. The state has actually two marijuana laws — approved by voters — that Statehouse lawmakers revised, largely behind closed doors.
Summer is hot and ice cream is cool, but cannabis ice cream is even cooler. With National Ice Cream Day on July 16, 2017, cannabis consumers in Colorado have three options: get high and eat ice cream; make cannabis-infused ice cream or go to a dispensary and buy cannabis ice cream.
Entrepreneur, producer and edible cannabis Elise McRoberts talks to Bay Sunday about the upcoming Norcal Canna Cuisine Gala.
New Nevada marijuana laws will likely turn the state known for the partying in Las Vegas, into a cannabis destination, as well.
Explorer’s digital correspondent Erin Winters joins the “Herbal Chef” for a demonstration of his cannabis-infused recipes.
BOULDER, Colo., May 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Wana Brands–Colorado’s No. 1 edibles brand–has expanded its ranks with the addition of progressive culinary professional Todd Garston as Operations Director.
They’re called edibles, and with marijuana now legal in California, they’re sending more and more kids to the emergency room. Now a proposed law that just passed in the Assembly would get the industry to stop making them.
Lawmakers haven’t been able to tighten Massachusetts cannabis regulations in the ballot law after it passed 185 days ago.
They’re the new frontier of pot products. Candies, crackers, breath mints, even potato chips can be found at most marijuana dispensaries. Edibles are the fastest-growing segment of the multibillion-dollar cannabis industry.
EVERGREEN, Colo., April 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — ebbu™, an industry leader in cannabis research, has developed the industry’s first line of fast-acting, 100% water-soluble, truly consistent edible products that deliver a predictable and reliable experience.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Kelly Ogilive, CEO of DeepCell Industries.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Richard Zimmer III, Co-Founder of Munchies B Gone.
On April 5, 2017, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that it brought in approximately $6.3 million in retail medical marijuana sales for the month of March, a nearly $2 million surge from the $4.9 million in sales for the month of February.
On March 28, 2017, the Florida House Health Quality Subcommittee voted to approve a bill that would regulate the state’s burgeoning medical marijuana market.
On March 27, 2017, Annie Nelson, wife of country music legend Willie Nelson, announced the launch of Annie’s Edibles, a line of infused chocolates now available in the state of Washington.
SEATTLE, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Annie Nelson, wife of award-winning music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson, debuts Annie’s Edibles as part of the WILLIE’S RESERVE™ legendary cannabis stash.
In Arkansas, House lawmakers have rejected House Bill 1392, a proposal that would have banned the sale of commercial medical marijuana edibles.
The recent announcement of Oxford University’s $12.3 million Cannabis Research Plan has attracted the support of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, or at least the actor who portrayed him. Actor Patrick Stewart, also known for his role as Professor X in the current movie “Logan,” released a statement to the Telegraph describing his own success with medical marijuana, which he has used in spray, ointment and edible forms.
The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department says he expects federal drug agents will attempt to step up marijuana enforcement as California moves forward with legalization. But Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said he believes there isn’t the manpower to conduct widespread raids on growers and businesses selling marijuana.
BOULDER, Colo., March 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As Wana Brands continues to dominate the Colorado market and expand into emerging markets, the leading producer of cannabis-infused edibles has released a reformation of a classic favorite as well as a new line extension.
An attempt to ban the smoking of medical marijuana fell short in the Arkansas Senate while a bill to ban edibles was deferred. But both measures altering the voter-approved constitutional amendment could come up later this week.
BOULDER, Colo, March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the company prepares for growth into new markets, Wana Brands–Colorado’s No. 1 infused gummie manufacturer–has expanded its ranks with the addition of marketing expert, consumer analyst and award-winning fine artist Julia Bright as Brand Manager.
On Feb. 23, 2017, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy released draft regulations for forms and methods of administering medical marijuana, specifically with regards to how much a patient can possess within a 90-day period.
A new cold-brewed coffee drink infused with THC is now available in the San Francisco Bay area. Somatik is a joint effort between the edibles company of the same name and Ritual Roasters. The 8-ounce bottles are available at several Bay-area dispensaries or through the CANNVIS delivery service for $12 each.
Gummies and mints are turning out to be marijuana hits at recreational dispensaries. “From the beginning, cannabis consumers embraced our gummies as well as our approach to crafting edibles,” said Americanna CEO and founder Dan Anglin.
BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado cannabis leader Americanna today announces that Colorado stores serving recreational customers sold more of its Sour Leaf Gummies than any other edibles product in the state, despite Americanna’s entrance into the cannabis market nearly four months after the year began, on April 20 (4/20).
On Feb. 14, 2017, a new law went into effect that requires all edible marijuana products sold in the state of Washington to bear a warning label with the message “Not for Kids” in red bold letters as well as the phone number of the Washington Poison Center.
On Feb. 7, 2017, Florida state officials hosted a public workshop in Fort Lauderdale on the state Department of Health’s proposed rules for Florida’s medical marijuana system.
Apparently, New York City dog owners increasingly are careless with their marijuana goodies and pot stashes, according to an article in the New York Times. “We probably see close to one a day at one of our four hospitals,” said David Wohlstadter of the veterinary chain Blue Pearl. “And we’ve definitely seen an increase in the past couple of years.”
Arkansas lawmakers are once again working to amend the state’s medical marijuana laws. On Jan. 30, 2017, state lawmakers introduced a series of bills that would alter local control on banning and regulating licensed dispensaries as well as how patients could consume medical marijuana.
While non-food-contact surfaces are critical to the form and function of a facility for edibles, food-contact surfaces are at the frontline of food safety. Equipment purchases have to ensure hygienic design and permit efficient disassembly for cleaning, scrubbing, inspecting and sanitizing.
North Americans spent $53.3 billion on legal, illegal, and medical marijuana in 2016, according to a Jan. 17, 2017, release from Arcview Research Group. That’s more than people in the United States spent on McDonald’s and Starbucks combined.
The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division recently issued its 2016 mid-year report, documenting supply chain data from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2016.
Andrew Garfield gets deep with Lynn Hirschberg, from praying for a full year to prep for his role in Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” to realizing it really is a small world on a stoned trip to Disneyland.
The number of dispensaries in the state also has increased, from the original six to eight, with a ninth, which has met neighborhood resistance, planned in Milford. Much of the growth has come because “the doctors are looking at medical marijuana as a legit treatment option,” Pharmacist Nicholas Tamborrino said.
Marijuana dispensaries across Oregon are preparing for a new law going into effect this weekend.
A North Carolina mother says nothing will stop her from getting marijuana to her daughter who suffers from a rare genetic disease. Kendra Martin says cannabis is the number one medicine for her daughter. North Carolina House Bill 983 is being looked at and if approved, would legalize medicinal marijuana for some people.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed three bills on Sept. 21, 2016, to overhaul the state’s medical marijuana system, and now the new laws are going into effect.