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OTTAWA — Canadians won’t be allowed to buy cannabis-infused booze when other marijuana-laced “edibles” become legal next fall, under new rules the federal government proposed Thursday. The regulations say cannabis-infused alcoholic products would not be permitted in Canada, except where the alcohol content is minimal, such as in tinctures meant to be consumed a few […]

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As customers shift their eating habits new opportunities appear for foodservice operators. The Specialty Food Association’s Trendspotter Panel has outlined some of the major trends expected to impact the food industry in 2019. Among the trends are plant-based foods, cannabis and a move toward increased sustainability. Millennials, Gen Z and even Gen X are influencing […]

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Mike Quigley’s first realization that edible cannabis could be so much more than just, well, edible, came nearly 20 years ago when a friend offered him a freshly baked espresso pot brownie. “I remember thinking there was a radical difference in flavour here from this exact same thing I’ve had before with the addition of […]

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“A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis: Using Marijuana to Feel Better, Look Better, Sleep Better — and Get High Like a Lady.” By Nikki Furrer Published by Workman, 218 pages, $16.95 (paperback) … read more at: https://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/books-and-literature/what-do-women-want-from-medical-marijuana-st-louis-author/article_d2cb9ccc-d946-5c3c-8d82-f98b9ecba046.html

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A closer look at 2018 reveals a bifurcated year for the marijuana industry. On one hand, it gained validity like never before with Canada legalizing recreational weed, and a handful of U.S. states and other foreign countries giving the green light to cannabis use in some capacity. What had once been a taboo industry has […]

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Kristi Knoblich Palmer is the co-founder of Kiva Confections, one of California’s most successful and recognizable cannabis edibles brands. We recently caught up with Kristi to talk about Kiva’s progress and successful expansion into a multi-state enterprise. Check out the interview below to hear her opinions on developing new products for the cannabis marketplace, why […]

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Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada for well over a decade. This past October, it was federally legalized, thus, making it recreationally legal. However, cannabis-infused edibles are currently illegal in Canada, whereas, they’re legal in many U.S. states.     Despite cannabis-infused edibles being illegal in Canada, they’re moving towards categorizing Cannabidiol (CBD) as […]

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As the new year begins, pricing will be a big topic for companies that produce and sell consumer packaged goods, according to Jacksonville-based sales and marketing company Acosta. “The topic of price will be on the agenda for both manufacturers and retailers. With increasing transportation and commodity costs, manufacturers will be forced to increase prices,” […]

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If you’ve done even a preliminary Google on how to make edibles, you may have come across the term “decarbing,” short for “decarboxylation.” When you decarb weed, what you’re literally doing is removing a carboxylic acid group and replacing it with a hydrogen atom in a molecular chain. You’re effectively creating a digestible psychoactive compound […]

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