Sean Gallup/Getty Images Sean Gallup/Getty Images Related content (CNN) – In the movie “Annie Hall,” the titular character likes to smoke a joint at bedtime because, she says, it relaxes her and helps get her in the mood for sex — even though her boyfriend claims it cheapens the experience. Although there’s a difference between […]

Nothing on the outside of Lunchbox Alchemy’s plain, red and gray building in Bend hints at the thrum of enthusiasm inside where workers talk about new flavors, new products and new markets. In the Layton Avenue building 40 employees come together daily to make edible cannabis-infused products that they call squibs, shrapnel and macaroons. These […]

Are you a product designer in the edible cannabis market? Well, you live at the intersection of the food and pharmaceutical industries and need to know both worlds, utilizing best-practice product development principles, regardless of which industry you are working in. In the cannabis industry, this means knowing your chemistry principles, food science, food safety, […]

Some say medical marijuana is a misnomer, including some local officials and the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration.   “People keep saying ‘medical marijuana’ and there’s no such thing,” said Helen Jones-Kelley, executive director, Alcohol, Drug Addiction Mental Health Services board of Montgomery County. “It isn’t like you can just go into a place and find a […]

VANCOUVER — Beer brewed with marijuana, baking mixes concocted to bring out the unique flavours of cannabis oil and good, old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian companies are creating them all, but it’s unclear when stores will legally be able to stock the edibles for recreational users. Instead, business owners have been getting creative to manufacture, refine and sell […]