Edibles

Go Ahead and Swipe or Tap Your Card to Pay for Those Pre-Rolls and Gummies – First Citizens Bank Jumps into Marijuana Banking

February 29, 2024 · Cannabis.net

A noteworthy milestone has been reached by First Citizens Bank, the largest bank known to interact with the cannabis sector. First Citizens firm is one of the top 20 largest banks in the United States, with assets over $200 billion. The firm recently announced its foray into the cannabis market. This action is considered to be a major advancement for the cannabis sector, illustrating its ongoing trend of receiving finance and support from the general population. In a statement published on… Read more.

Super Bowl LVIII: Great THC-Infused Game Day Munchies

February 10, 2024 · Cannabis Now

This Sunday’s Super Bowl in Las Vegas—a rematch of football’s biggest game from four years ago, pitting the defending world champion Kansas City Chiefs taking on the San Francisco 49ers—is seemingly headed to be a sure-fire classic.  If they win, the Chiefs, Taylor Swift’s favorite team (her boyfriend, Travis Kelce, is the Chiefs’ All-Pro tight end), would enter into the discussion of greatest NFL dynasties joining the ranks of the Tom Brady-led New England Patriots of yesteryear. Regardless of whether you’re… Read more.

Chef Jordan Wagman’s Still Chasing the Sun

February 5, 2024 · Cannabis Now

There are chefs who cook with cannabis, then there are James Beard-nominated chefs who cook with cannabis. Toronto-based culinary master Jordan Wagman is in the latter category. For the uninitiated, receiving a James Beard nomination is very much akin to an Oscar nomination for acting. It’s a big deal (as all you Top Chef fans know). But this chef was on a mission. “It all comes back to my health,” Wagman says when asked about his journey to becoming one of the… Read more.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve With These Marijuana Mocktails

December 31, 2023 · Cannabis Now

Along with the cheer of the holiday season’s celebrations and get-togethers, there are of course countless opportunities to overindulge in all kinds of seasonal delights. Even while making resolutions of better self-care and healthier choices, it’s incredibly easy to be swept up in moments of making merry involving traditional cocktails and overdoing it. This year, why not try toasting in the new year with a delicious marijuana mocktail instead? We’ve provided recipes for two alternative ways to celebrate. The first… Read more.

Intoxicating Hemp, Innovation Drive 2023 Cannabis Product Trends

December 28, 2023 · Green Market Report

Consumers are driven by price and drawn to new products. As the year edges closer to an end, a look back at the legal cannabis industry shows some new consumer trends alongside a range of responding business adjustments. The Three P’s: Price, Price, Price Wider inflationary pressures, as well as more cannabis-specific economic factors, helped drive the dominance of price sensitivity in consumer decisions. Price compression in mature markets, such as Colorado and Nevada, pushed brands to innovate and diversify… Read more.

State Officials Promote Marijuana Gifting, Infused Baking And Safety Tips For The Holiday Season

December 22, 2023 · marijuanamoment.net

State marijuana regulators across the country are marking the holiday season with messages about gifting cannabis as a present, making infused Christmas cookies and keeping products secure. From California to New Jersey and New York to Virginia, regulatory bodies overseeing legal markets are engaging consumers on social media with holiday-themed posts, spreading the word about their respective marijuana laws and leaning into cannabis culture. California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC), for example, shared an animated GIF on X (formerly Twitter)… Read more.

How to Make Ganja Gingerbread Christmas Cookies

December 21, 2023 · Cannabis Now

Freshly baked gingerbread cookies are an integral part of Christmas. I love anything flavored with ginger—it’s one of my go-to spices. Just another reason why the so-called silly season is my favorite time of year. Speaking of being freshly baked, this year, I decided to add a little extra sprinkle of marijuana magic to my Christmas cookies. So, I reached out to my good friend—and highly regarded cannabis chef— Cheri Sicard for some inspiration. She recommended I try making her… Read more.

Easy Edibles: Four Ingredient Cannabis Frosting Recipe

December 12, 2023 · Cannabis Now

Cooking with cannabis is a great way to enjoy the effects and benefits of marijuana. After years of decorating desserts with THC-free toppings because weed frosting doesn’t come in a can, I’m pleased to say those days can come to an end. Whether you need something to cover a cake, or just to dip pretzels in after the munchies show up, this super simple cannabis frosting recipe is versatile and done in minutes. (If you haven’t made cannabis-infused coconut oil… Read more.

‘Edible extracts’ still available in Canadian cannabis market amid regulatory chaos

December 6, 2023 · MJ Biz Daily

Some ingestible cannabis products that Health Canada considers noncompliant with federal rules still appear to be widely available in parts of the country, almost a year after the regulator asked companies to stop selling them to consumers because of concerns about overconsumption of THC. The wide availability of these products on store shelves in some provinces has thrown the market for ingestibles into turmoil, making it harder for producers committed to regulatory compliance to know what is kosher and what… Read more.

How to Handle Edibles In Front of the Family on Thanksgiving

November 23, 2023 · Cannabis Now

It’s that time of the year when everyone is coming together to celebrate everything they are grateful for with the people they love and a lot of food. Whether you’re going to be chilling at home with your loved ones, heading to an extended family member’s house for a big Thanksgiving feast or putting together a special Friendsgiving, you definitely want to know how to handle your edibles to ensure you can enjoy the day your way without making anyone… Read more.

Thanksgiving Feast: The Ultimate Danksgiving Menu

November 19, 2023 · Cannabis Now

Are you still finalizing the menu for your epic Thanksgiving feast? Don’t stress! This is the holiday that the munchies were made for—with an entire day dedicated to eating and good vibes. This year, if you’re looking for a new way to incorporate cannabis into your celebration (aside from smoke breaks between plates), these recipes will help you put together an entire meal with the fixings and dessert at the last minute. But be careful! These recipes were all written… Read more.

Citizen Petition in Canada Seeks to Raise THC Limit for Cannabis Edibles

November 18, 2023 · Ganjapreneur

A citizen petition in Canada’s House of Commons is seeking to raise the maximum amount of THC in edible cannabis products from 10 milligrams to 100 milligrams, which advocates say will “benefit consumers and will contribute to a more sustainable industry as a whole.”  The petition notes that both the Canada Competition Bureau and the Ontario Cannabis Store, which is run by the government, have called upon Health Canada to increase THC limits.  The petition argues that while the current 10 milligram THC limit… Read more.

Petition Calls For Canadian Regulators To Allow More Potent Edibles

November 15, 2023 · High Times

Canadian cannabis advocates are calling on the federal government to relax strict limits on the potency of cannabis edibles with a petition seeking a tenfold increase in maximum permitted THC levels. Canada legalized cannabis through an act of Parliament in 2018, and retail sales of cannabis extracts and edibles were authorized for licensed operators one year later. Regulations on edibles set strict potency limits, however, with a cap of 10 milligrams of THC per product. In contrast, California, the largest regulated… Read more.

Women of Influence: Allison Krongard & Laura Eisman

November 13, 2023 · Cannabis Now

The co-founders of Her Highness, a luxurious line of couture cannabis products formulated to address women’s pain and pleasure points, Allison Krongard and Laura Eisman, sell THC pre-rolls, edibles, vapes and CBD concoctions. Her Highness also offers several covetable smoking accessories, including gold-plated grinders and lighters.  Both women have backgrounds in female-centered and innovative businesses. In 1998, Eisman founded Girlshop.com, an e-commerce site that expanded to a physical store in Manhattan’s red-hot Meatpacking District before selling to a competitor in… Read more.

Renowned Magnolia Bakery Ventures into Cannabis Edibles with Signature Flavors

November 3, 2023 · High Times

The Magnolia Bakery, perhaps one of the most famous bakeries in the world, is now entering the cannabis edibles market. You may know Magnolia Bakery from scenes in Sex and The City, Saturday Night Live, or Broad City. Their cakes (and world-famous cupcakes), are to die for. And now, thanks to their collaboration with incredibles, an award-winning edibles brand, you can get high off their scrumptious confections. In the Sex and the City episodes, pies are thrown, although any sane person would only toss such creations into… Read more.

New FDA Documents Look Back On 50 Years Of Marijuana Research While Previewing Future Studies On Terpenes And Edibles

November 3, 2023 · marijuanamoment.net

For nearly as long as the federal government has classified marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been evaluating applications from researchers seeking to develop therapeutic drugs from the plant. In a pair of newly published documents, the agency looks back on more than half a century of investigational cannabis-based drugs and offers its perspective of what the future of drug development might hold. That includes studying a broader range of methods of… Read more.

Trump Team Says DeSantis Should Use Marijuana Edibles To Deal With Presidential Campaign Stress

November 1, 2023 · marijuanamoment.net

The Trump campaign took a swipe at 2024 Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis, urging the Florida governor to pick up some marijuana edibles while visiting Nevada to de-stress from the race. Steven Cheung, spokesperson for former President Donald Trump, made the comments on Saturday, remarking on the stagnant polling numbers for DeSantis. “Maybe Ron should consider visiting a smoke shop and buy some edibles to take the stress away, something Jeff Roe should know about since he’s lobbying for… Read more.

Cannabis-Infused Meals and Drinks Start at Canadian Restaurant – Chicken Cordone Blue Dream, Anyone?

October 31, 2023 · Cannabis.net

A downtown Edmonton restaurant is preparing to introduce a unique culinary experience by offering cannabis-infused dishes and mocktails. CBD CBN, also known as Catering By Day, Catering By Night, will exclusively serve reservation-only fine dining, highlighting cannabis as its primary ingredient. Co-founded by mixologist James Mulholland and chef Stacey Mison, the restaurant aims to create a buzz in Edmonton with its innovative concept. Mulholland expressed optimism about the venture, saying that they anticipate a high demand for our offerings, aiming to attract not only… Read more.

Cannabis-Infused Hot Sauce Recipes – How High and Hot Do You Like It?

August 7, 2023 · Cannabis.net

Hot heads, unite. Hot sauce is one of the best things on the planet. You can put hot sauce on almost anything to give it some heat, flavor, and zing! Many of us enjoy hot sauce so much that we can eat it almost every single day. And if you love weed too, guess what? You can make your very own weed-infused hot sauces from the comforts of your own home. It’s so easy too! Cannabis-infused hot sauce can be used on just… Read more.

Should Cannabis Consumption Be Banned in Public Like Drinking Alcohol? – NY Senator Says Yes, Including Eating an Edible!

July 28, 2023 · Cannabis.net

In July 2023, New York State Senator George Borello (R) introduced a measure to ban cannabis smoking and consumption in public places, except for locations with special authorization. Senator George Borrello (R) has served New York State Senate District 57 since November 26, 2019. His political career, however, began much earlier, as a Chautauqua County Legislator, where he faithfully served from 2010 until 2017. Following that, he served as County Executive for Chautauqua County, New York, from 2018 to 2019, refining his… Read more.

Summer Edible: Vegan Banana Sundae

July 18, 2023 · Cannabis Now

This infused Vegan Banana Sundae will help beat the heat this summer and is guaranteed to be a hit among all of your friends. As the summer sun blazes overhead, there’s no better way to beat the heat than with a refreshing and indulgent treat: this infused vegan banana sundae recipe is as cool as it it delicious. Chernobyl, a sativa dominant strain, is the medicine behind this completely delicious vegan treat that’s really simple to make and even easier… Read more.

Ontario Cannabis Store joins calls to raise Canada’s THC edibles cap

July 15, 2023 · MJ Biz Daily

Pressure is growing on the Canadian government to adjust the THC limit governing cannabis edibles, with the country’s largest adult-use wholesaler calling on the nation’s marijuana regulator to consider such a move. In a position paper sent to Health Canada, the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) also urged the agency to address the cannabis industry’s “unsustainable” environmental footprint – particularly the impact of packaging and single-use plastics. In recommending a hike in the THC edibles cap, the OCS joins a growing… Read more.

How a Woman Quit Her Job and Built a $225 Million Net Worth Cooking Edibles

July 15, 2023 · Yahoo!Finance

One Colorado woman took setting high standards for herself to a whole new level — and made hundreds of million dollars doing so. In 2010, Nancy Whiteman left her high-paying consulting job to embark on a cannabis culinary adventure in Boulder, Colorado, long before recreational marijuana was legalized. Little did she know that her gamble would pay off in a big way. Today, as the 64-year-old founder of edible cannabis company Wana, she stands as one of the wealthiest self-made women in the… Read more.

Edibles Consumers Desire High-Potency Product Packaging

July 11, 2023 · MG Magazine

Edibles are an invaluable segment of the cannabis industry. From classic THC-infused brownies to flavorful fruit-filled gems, edibles have captivated the imagination of medical patients and recreational consumers across all walks of life. In sports, former heavyweight foes Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson transformed into friendly business partners through the development of their commemorative edibles offerings. In music, global superstar Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus has turned his love for the plant into a vibrant collection of cannabis products, including fruit-flavored and savory… Read more.

DeSantis Signs Bill Banning Hemp ‘Chewing Gum’ And Other Cannabis Products For People Under 21 In Florida

July 8, 2023 · marijuanamoment.net

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), a 2024 Republican presidential candidate, has signed a bill banning sales of any consumable hemp products—including cannabis “chewing gum”—to people under 21, an expansion of an existing prohibition on young people being able to purchase smokable hemp. The legislation, SB 1676 from Sen. Colleen Burton (R), was signed into law last week and took effect on Saturday. It also creates penalties for businesses that market hemp in a way that’s appealing to children and bans… Read more.

Feds Signal Delta-8 Edibles Crackdown in New Warnings

July 8, 2023 · MG Magazine

The federal government is cracking down on delta-8 edibles that resemble popular snack foods, according to letters two agencies sent to six manufacturers. Though the letters cite violations of federal law related specifically to copycat products, the warnings hint a broader crackdown on edibles containing the minor cannabinoid could be on the way. The warning letters, sent by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC), accused six companies—Delta Munchies, Dr. Smoke LLC, Exclusive Hemp Farms/Oshipt, Nikte’s… Read more.

The Hunger: Fourth of July, Cannabis Style

July 5, 2023 · Cannabis Now

Nothing says Fourth of July quite like an all-American barbecue. But just because you’re manning the grill doesn’t mean you need to skip the ganja. In fact, any holiday that’s filled with delicious things to eat and drink and comes with a side of bright, shiny exploding things in the sky is only enhanced by cannabis, making the Fourth of July a perfect match for letting your inner cannabis chef shine. So, when it comes to making the most out of your… Read more.

18 Brand Aesthetics We Love

June 20, 2023 · MG Magazine

Packaging has been a critical component of commerce for millennia. From the earliest days of trade and barter, people have used a variety of materials to package and transport goods and effectively differentiate them from competitors. It’s thought the practice originated in the second millennium BC, when the Egyptians used reed baskets and papyrus to package products for trade, stamping the containers with images and hieroglyphics to indicate their contents and origin. Many cultures would advance the practical aspect of packaging in… Read more.

Couple behind Mountaintop Extracts shifted the cannabis space in New Mexico. They aren’t done yet.

May 31, 2023 · Albuquerque Journal

Eric Merryman’s mother was diagnosed with stage 4 fallopian tube cancer several years ago. So he searched for non-traditional medicine that would help her through her battle. Through a little research, he discovered the benefits of cannabis and decided he would attain a license to grow his own — in part because he didn’t trust the plant material out in the market — to make the medicine for his mom. Eventually, Merryman’s interest in cannabis — along with that of… Read more.

What is Pre-Milled Cannabis Flower and Can You Smoke It? (Is It Good?)

May 24, 2023 · Cannabis.net

Ever Seen Pre-Milled Cannabis Flower At Your Local Dispensary?What It Is, And How You Can Use It When we think of buying cannabis at a dispensary, we imagine walking into an aromatic shop filled with many different types of beautiful cannabis buds on display in glass shelves and containers. There are also the countless types of devices and edibles we can use. However, you may have noticed a piles of rough, brown or green powdery material on display. This is actually… Read more.

Holy Smokes

May 23, 2023 · Cannabis Now

Chef Jake Cohen’s professional culinary journey has been ruled by two constants: his love of cooking Jewish food and his love of cannabis. The chef, social media star, best-selling cookbook author and food-scene darling has been an out-and-proud stoner from the get-go. From his website, which proudly boasts the URL WakeAndJake.com, to his open discussion of using and loving cannabis, Cohen doesn’t shy away from the plant when building his personal brand—partly, he says, because cannabis has always been there for him.… Read more.

NYC Bakery Latest Target of Unlicensed Cannabis Crackdown

May 18, 2023 · Green Market Report

The bakery was ultimately shuttered due to health department violations. New York City’s haphazard enforcement against unlicensed cannabis shops took another shot on Monday. Sweetooth, an Upper East Side bakery allegedly selling unlicensed cannabis-infused products, was shut down by city officials in a multiagency raid led by the New York City Sheriff’s Office, according to Patch.com. Hundreds of cannabis edibles were confiscated in the action, and the bakery’s owner was arrested on a drug charge. The bakery, located just a few blocks… Read more.

How Automation Is Helping Cannabis Companies Survive the Slump

May 13, 2023 ·

While robots and artificially intelligent digital bots start to land exotic jobs in manufacturing, agriculture, and other types of industrial production, smart cannabis companies are investing more money into mundane machines used to create pre-rolls, stamp out labels, or trim flower. In order to compete in an increasingly competitive marketplace, automation is one of the most effective ways for companies to cut costs and boost bottom lines. “What we’re seeing across the United States is the price of cannabis has fallen and,… Read more.

Wait, Is That a Regular Gummy or Weed Gummy? – New Home Test Kits Can Detect THC in Your Gummies and Chocolate

May 8, 2023 · Cannabis.net

The Star-Telegram purchased a kit from SwabTek, a San Diego-based company that offers a range of kits for various drugs, including cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin. The newspaper used the kit, which cost $125 and contained 25 THC tests, to investigate the availability of cannabinoids. SwabTek claims its Cannabis Test Kit is a straightforward, disposable testing solution specially created for detecting cannabis. The kit can identify cannabinoids in any sample, such as edibles, vape pens, plant material, and surfaces. The test… Read more.

TSUMo Cannabis Snacks Celebrate AAPI with Good Fortune Bundles

May 6, 2023 · Green Market Report

Every sale of the Good Fortune Bundle results in a contribution to AACE. Sweet-flavored edibles have dominated the infused food categories for the cannabis industry, but savory snacks are slowly gaining fans. According to BDSA, edibles were responsible for 12.1% of all U.S. cannabis sales by September 2022. Candy topped demand, for 73% of edibles sales in 2022, while “other edibles” – which includes savory snacks – commands less than 1%. It’s a small category, but it has also grown 414% year-over-year. That… Read more.

Making cannabis edibles at home? Try these delicious thumbprint cookies and other recipes

May 2, 2023 · Tri-City Herald

The modern cannabis edible has changed significantly since the birth of the classic pot brownie. In today’s world, there are gourmet cannabis chefs, edible dining courses, infused dinner parties and a plethora of brands selling sophisticated edibles at dispensaries. All of the options can be intimidating for a newcomer, but making basic edibles doesn’t have to be an arduous task. Start simple, follow the advice of seasoned cannabis chefs and choose an easy recipe. If you’re following an edible recipe,… Read more.

Pre-Roll Or Edible? Low-Dose Or No? What Cannabis Consumers Are Buying Today

April 26, 2023 · Forbes

Cannabis sales growth in a state where it has been newly-legalized is like an upside down hockey stick, said Jeff Gonick, founder of the New York company Bogart which makes low-THC pre-rolls. Sales start out strong and shoot up to serve existing cannabis smokers “and the generally curious,” he said. After a time though, that first consumer base gets saturated, so the growth in more mature markets, like those in California, Washington, and Colorado, slow or even plateau. After the first rush… Read more.

The Hottest Trends in the Edibles Market? – How about 1:1 CBD to THC Ratios and Hash Rosin Gummies

April 21, 2023 ·

Canadian edible trends could foreshadow US consumer tastes! Contrary to smoking and vaping, consuming edibles do not pose a risk to your lung health. However, the drawback for specific individuals is that edibles may take longer to take effect, as they must first pass through the digestive system before entering the bloodstream. On the positive side, the effects of edibles tend to last longer. Additionally, a wide range of options is available, including gummies, baked goods, and even cannabutter. Nonetheless, there has… Read more.

Best of Denver

April 7, 2023 · Westword

BEST OF DENVER®  CANNABIS & MORE  2023 BEST MEDICAL-ONLY DISPENSARY Higher Grade Dispensaries that serve only medical marijuana patients are disappearing faster than a pinner, with just a handful left in Denver as recreational businesses take over Colorado. Patients across town can still rely on Higher Grade, though, thanks to the company's medical-only dispensaries in Cherry Hills and Highland. Higher Grade's in-house flower is some of the very best in Denver. In fact, we've yet to smoke better versions of… Read more.

Largest Cannabis Chocolate Bar Ever Made? Cannabis Edibles Producer’s Treat To Celebrate 4/20

March 18, 2023 · Benzinga

Zen Cannabis is poised to unveil "The Big Zen" — touted as the most extensive, potent, dominantly-dosed and expensive cannabis chocolate bar ever made. The Oklahoma-based company plans to unveil the 420-pound treat on April 20 (or as it's known colloquially as 4/20). The "Big Zen" took twelve 40-gallon vats of milk chocolate and over 100 pounds of cannabis flower to make. The nine by four-foot chocolate bar packs a potency of 4.2 million milligrams of THC. In the Zen ‘Cannafactory,’ the “Big Zen” operation… Read more.

5 Canadian cannabis producers face May deadline in ‘extracts/edibles’ conflict

March 15, 2023 · MJ Biz Daily

Health Canada has asked five companies to stop distribution and sale of noncompliant cannabis edibles products by the end of May and provincial wholesalers have been notified of the ongoing crackdown after months of confusion, MJBizDaily has learned. Canada’s cannabis industry and the federal government have been on a collision course over the products since January, when Health Canada started asking some licensed companies to stop selling certain ingestible marijuana products. The industry says the products are appropriately classified as cannabis “extracts”… Read more.

Erykah Badu Partners with Cookies for Cannabis Product Line

March 4, 2023 · Ganjapreneur

Cookies is partnering with neo-soul musician Erykah Badu’s cannabis company, Apple Trees, for a product line called That Badu. Badu opened her online store, Badu World Market, in 2020, debuting the Apple Trees line of cannabis accessories.  In a statement, Badu said she had “to take her time and do her research” before deciding to partner with Cookies.    Apple Trees’ first product, a cross between Lemonchello and Jet Fuel Gelato, will launch on March 8 – International Women’s Day. The pre-roll version of the… Read more.

If You Like Chocolate, You’ll Love Grön: Cannabis Edibles Made By An Architect-Turned-Confectioner

February 28, 2023 · Benzinga

After the overwhelming success of previous business events, the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is returning to Miami beach April 11-12, 2023 with events taking place simultaneously on two stages at the historic Fontainebleau Hotel. As part of celebrating individuals, entrepreneurs, and organizations who do amazing things in the industry, Benzinga will feature Christine Smith, founder & CEO of Grön (pronounced "green"), one of the largest and most recognized producers of handcrafted cannabis-infused edibles in the American Northwest. Mother And Architect-Turned-Chocolatier Christine Smith brings over 20 years of experience as a licensed architect before… Read more.

Meet Christine Smith, Former Architect Turned Top Cannabis Edibles CEO

February 24, 2023 · Forbes

When Christine Smith began making and packaging chocolate cannabis edibles, it was only a hobby as she was a architect in Oregon. But with the state then being on the cusp of legalizing adult-use cannabis, Smith sought a creative outlet, one that mined her love of food. Little did she know that her basement tinkerings would lead to a career that would establish her company Grön as one of the largest and most recognized edible makers in the Northwest. However, it hasn't… Read more.

Eighty Six Enters the Legal Psychedelics Market With Launch of Fun Guy Amanita Mushroom Gummies

February 23, 2023 · PR Newswire

Oklahoma based alternative cannabinoid brand Eighty Six jumps on the burgeoning psychedelics market with the launch of Fun Guy, an edibles series dedicated to helping you experience a lighter, brighter, psychedelic trip. Fun Guy enters the market with three classic flavors – BlueRazz, Strawberry, and Watermelon.  Each gummy contains 350mg of Amanita Muscaria, a federally legal medley of mushrooms that deliver a chilled-out psychoactive experience. What are Amanita Mushrooms? Amanita mushrooms, otherwise known as  the Amanita Muscaria, is an easily recognizable red mushroom dotted with… Read more.

New Mexico Bills Would Ban Edibles That Could Appeal to Children & Create Cannabis Education Plan

February 21, 2023 · Ganjapreneur

New Mexico lawmakers are considering a bill to ban cannabis edibles that could be appealing to children, and another bill that would train teachers in identifying cannabis products and when students may have consumed them. Two legislative proposals in New Mexico would tweak the state’s cannabis laws, including a ban on edibles that could appeal to children, the creation of educational materials for teachers to identify cannabis products and when students consumed them, and ad campaigns aimed to prevent children… Read more.

SZA and the Weed Brownie Conspiracy

February 21, 2023 · Celeb Stoner

SZA is on a hemp hiatus. The Grammy-winning R&B singer tweeted Feb. 13: "Today officially makes a year + I haven't smoked weed. don't miss it at all .. never thought I'd say that." SZA is riding high on the success of her 2022 album SOS, which has been been No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 for nine nonconsecutive weeks (Adele was the last female artist to accomplish that feat in 2016). The Grammy was for her supporting role on Doja Cat's "Kiss… Read more.

First Of Its Kind; Cannabis Dispensary Shares Space With Cafe, Bakery

February 18, 2023 ·

Some customers tend to go to a cannabis dispensary for hybrid products, but never to a hybrid dispensary space that is shared with a bakery and a liquor-licensed cafe.  Well, this is now the reality for Wheeling’s second cannabis dispensary with OKAY Cannabis sharing the same roof as West Town Bakery at 781 N. Milwaukee Ave. The dispensary/cafe/bakery opened Friday, Feb. 3. Introducing innovative ways of creating new customer experiences, especially in the ever-growing Restaurant Row alongside Milwaukee Avenue. Scott… Read more.

Colorado Dispensary unveils marijuana dispensers in Aurora

February 17, 2023 · LocalToday

The Terrapin Care Station dispensary in Aurora now houses the country’s first fully automated cannabis vending machine. Developed in partnership with BMC Universal Technologies, the machine allows customers to order marijuana products through a touchscreen and dispense them directly to take-out. The Automated Cannabis Experience (ACE), as it’s officially known, picks, packs, seals and affixes a verification sticker to every order, allowing for a fast and contactless purchase. And because it’s integrated with Colorado’s seed-to-sale tracking system, it’s also compliant… Read more.

First cannabis store with a bar and a bakery under the same roof opens in Illinois

February 2, 2023 · Chicago Tribune

The first store in Illinois to combine marijuana and alcohol sales opened Wednesday in Wheeling, with its owners hoping to make it a place for customers to hang out and relax. Okay Cannabis is unlike any other business in the state, hosting licensed cannabis sales under the same roof with West Town Bakery, which serves beer, wine and liquor as well as bakery goods and other food. The majority owner is Charles Mayfield, who is interim chief operating officer for… Read more.

Sweetly Baked, gourmet CBD infused bakery, launches mobile dessert bar

January 26, 2023 · WTMJ-TV

Sweetly Baked, a Milwaukee gourmet CBD and small-batch bakery, is launching a mobile dessert bar. Delicious single-serve treats like macarons, cookies, and mini cakes will be available for purchase from the mobile dessert bar at both public and private events alike. “We saw such amazing support from the community during our first year in business,” says Amanda Buhrman, owner of Sweetly Baked. “After attending so many great local events in 2022, we wanted to find a way to elevate the… Read more.

Snoop Hoops Highlights Broadus Foods’ New Cereal Line

January 18, 2023 · Celeb Stoner

After a rocky start, Snoop Dogg and Master P's Broadus Foods has partnered with Post Consumer Brands who will distribute Snoop Cereal - previously branded as Snoop Loopz. The rappers made headlines last August with the announcement of their Black-owned food company. But it was Snoop Loopz - a cereal based on Kellogg's popular Fruit Loops -  that got most of the attention. When Kellogg's threatened to sue, Broadus changed the name to Snoop Cereal. At Post, Master P sampled the newly renamed Fruity Hoops using a… Read more.

Meet Super Chill, the California Cannabis Company Making Healthier Rosin Edibles

January 11, 2023 · Thrillist

Candy-styled sweets, corn syrup–filled gummies, oily munchies—junk foods still dominate the world of weed edibles. But consumers are maturing, as are their palates. More are seeking wellness-focused cannabis edibles that don’t add unnecessary sugar. Enter, Super Chill, a California-based brand whose infused fruit chews for those wanting healthy ingredients and quality, full-spectrum cannabis extract. With a texture similar to chewy Airhead candies, Super Chill’s fruit chews and jellies boast seasonal, locally sourced fruit and herbs, plus high-quality rosin. The hands behind these… Read more.

MIKE TYSON, EVANDER HOLYFIELDDROPPING ‘HOLY EARS’ WEED EDIBLES… Based Off Infamous Fight

November 14, 2022 · TMZ

Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are teaming up once again ... but this time, it's not in the boxing ring -- the two legends are releasing a cannabis gummy collection together!! Iron Mike has become quite the weed businessman with his Tyson 2.0 brand in recent years ... and went viral when he released his "Mike Bites" edibles, which are a reference to the time he infamously took a chunk out of Real Deal's ear during their infamous 1997 bout. Getty Tyson is now including… Read more.

A Beginner’s Guide to Functional Mushrooms and CBD

October 7, 2022 · Thrillist

Mushrooms are having a moment. Well, perhaps much more than a moment. Foraging for fungi is an ever-popular pastime. As more folks go meat-less, they’re turning to the little forest sprouts for sustenance. We’re even seeing them in cocktails. And as states and cities decriminalized psilocybin, the psychedelic compound naturally produced by hundreds of fungi, more people are learning how they might benefit from hallucinogenic therapy. In the wellness world, functional mushrooms are showing up everywhere.​ This group of 15 ’shrooms within the estimated 2,000 edible species… Read more.

Dial Up the Flavor with Dialed In…Gummies

October 6, 2022 ·

Jason Manegold started with just $5,000, a freeze dryer, and a dream. He wanted to create a Colorado cannabis company that would take edibles to a new level—a company that would act as an intersection for industry collaboration and innovation and a place for him to pursue his passion for high-quality extracts and infusions. Manegold wanted to set a new industry precedent for solventless rosin extract edibles. So, he did. He started Dialed In… Gummies in 2020, and now his rosin-infused gummies are… Read more.