“I’m angry for all the associated people, it’s the farmers, the people who supply them, the packaging people, the truckies with families to support, who suddenly lose their jobs … it’s far-reaching,” he said. … read more at: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/world/coke-poised-produce-cannabis-infused-drink

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That isn’t stopping the hospitality industry from looking for creative workarounds, however, including the launch of products and events designed to get consumers “interested” in the possibility of mixing cannabis and alcohol. This past year saw several events in Toronto that broached this territory, including a cannabis expo that showcased weed-inspired cocktails and a five-course […]

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The LEVO II hits shelves in October, retails for $349.99 and is available in five colors.Courtesy: LEVO While private pop-up dinners, farm-to-table feasts and Insta-famous chefs are ruling the cannabis cuisine scene right now, LEVO is changing the game for curious home cooks. First launched in 2017, the appliance makes the infusion of oil and butter […]

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PORTLAND, Ore.—The first time Holly Hukill tried to make cannabis-infused desserts it was, in her own words, “a complete disaster.” “I burned the butter,” said Hukill, the product development director at Serra, a Portland-based weed dispensary. “And the cookies were just awful.” Making your own edibles, Hukill explained, requires a lot of trial and error. […]

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There are correlations between cannabis use and mental health issues, but studies have yet to show causation. The more provable consensus is that people who are already at risk of mental health issues are more likely to suffer adverse effects from cannabis use. Though cannabis is not a physically addictive substance in the way tobacco […]

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As reported by BBN Bloomberg, Coca-Cola has been in serious talks with Aurora Cannabis to develop drinkable cannabis products. The coming together of the world’s largest beverage company and Canada’s marijuana producer would be a totally groundbreaking move. Since talk of the potential partnership came out, stocks for both companies have increased. We’re wondering, what […]

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As the product development director at Serra, a Portland-based weed dispensary, Holly Hukill infuses cannabis into chocolate edibles.(Photo: Max Noecker, Groundworks Industries) PORTLAND, Ore.—The first time Holly Hukill tried to make cannabis-infused desserts it was, in her own words, “a complete disaster.” “I burned the butter,” said Hukill, the product development director at Serra, a […]

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“Women aren’t just looking for something that is packaged small and pink with a bow on it. We’re really looking for products that can help us.” Recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada on Oct. 17 for those 19 and older. Initially, the only legal outlet in Ontario will be the government-run Ontario Cannabis Store’s website. […]

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Megan Baker, left, of Papa Barkley Co., a Cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif., shows Shirley Avedon of Laguna Woods different products intended to help with pain relief. Stephanie O’Neill for NPR hide caption … read more at: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/09/17/648024454/ticket-to-ride-pot-sellers-put-seniors-on-the-canna-bus

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Life gets so stressful sometimes that it takes effort just to relax. There are many ways to promote mental relaxation with aromatherapy, or the practice of using the power of scent to heal the mind and body. This alternative medicine uses essential oils extracted from plants to regulate the autonomic nervous system. From vaping after […]

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