Edibles/Infused Products

Edibles & Infused Product News

Ancillary Tech Firm Raises $410k for Infusion Projects

A Seattle-based startup that focuses on technology to infuse products such as sugar with THC has raised $410,000 to help fund its growth. DeepCell Industries, which isn’t a marijuana plant-touching company but stays strictly on the tech-development side, licenses its technology to cannabis product manufacturers, according to GeekWire. The company already has trademarked tech licensed […]

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Oregon Edibles Makers Kick Off Awareness Campaign: “Try 5”

A coalition of edibles manufacturers in Oregon, concerned with a lack of general public knowledge on the potency of their products, have launched a public safety campaign to urge first-time users to take it easy on the dosage when trying such products. The campaign’s slogan? “Try 5,” the Oregonian reported. In other words, edibles makers are […]

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Crowdfunding Now Viable Financing Option for Cannabis Companies

By Omar Sacirbey New federal rules allowing small businesses to tap ordinary folks will give upstart marijuana companies a sorely needed alternative to traditional sources of financing such as angel investors and venture capitalists. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rules tied to crowdfunding could create a tidal wave of fresh financing in the cannabis industry. 

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Chart of the Week: 21,000-33,000 Businesses in U.S. Tied to Marijuana Industry

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Tens of thousands of businesses in the United States are tied to the cannabis sector in some fashion, underscoring the marijuana industry’s reach and scope. An estimated 21,000-33,000 companies derive some or all of their revenue from the cannabis industry, according to the 2016 Marijuana Business Factbook.

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Openvape Partnering With Dutch MJ Company

Colorado concentrate company Openvape is teaming with Amsterdam’s Green House Seed Co. to collaborate on a new line of products. It’s the latest international partnership in the cannabis industry, and perhaps the first involving U.S. and European companies. Openvape and Green House will develop a dual brand of cannabis vaporizer cartridges, the companies said in a […]

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Keef Cola, Kiva Confections Form Expansion Partnership

Colorado-based CanCore Concepts, owner of the popular edibles brand Keef Cola, and California-based Kiva Confections, maker of cannabis-infused chocolates, have struck a new type of licensing deal that will give each company access to the other’s home market. Under the agreement, both companies will not only distribute but also manufacture each others’ products on their […]

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Ex-NFL Players Team With California MMJ Company

A whopping 30 former pro football players have signed up with a California-based medical marijuana company to run tests on how cannabis may help with chronic pain and depression. The company, Constance Therapeutics, is an extraction firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Daily Beast reported. The company entered into an agreement with […]

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Chart of the Week: Optimism running high in all marijuana sectors

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Cannabis professionals are bullish on the future these days. About 40% of marijuana entrepreneurs, founders and executives from across the industry predict that their businesses will boom this year, with those in testing, wholesale cultivation and retail among the most optimistic.

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Cannabis Branding Company Raises $8M for National Expansion

A marijuana branding company with a portfolio that includes partners in three western states announced on Tuesday that it has raised $8 million to support an ambitious expansion plan. The company, Las Vegas-based Strainz, said in a press release that the influx of capital will allow the company to continue building its portfolio in Colorado, […]

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Oregon Limits Rec and Medical Edible Doses

On Thursday afternoon, Oregon health officials went ahead with a new limitation on cannabis edibles: those produced for recreational consumers will be limited to five milligrams for a single dose and 50 milligrams for an entire package, and medical edibles will be limited to 100 milligrams per package. Although the Oregon Health Authority will continue […]

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Colorado MMJ Company Sues Competitor, Alleges Foul Play

The founder of Mary’s Medicinals, a Colorado medical marijuana company that produces infused products, has sued competitor RX Green, claiming its owner used underhanded tricks to put her out of business. Nicole Smith, founder and president of Mary’s Medicinals, alleges in a lawsuit in Denver District Court that RX Green owner Joshua Meacham began last August […]

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