Edibles/Infused Products

Edibles & Infused Product News

Oregon Authorizes Early Edibles & Extracts Rec Sales

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed into law a bill permitting medical marijuana dispensaries in the state to sell cannabis-infused products and extracts to recreational consumers before the state’s rec system is completely online. Early rec sales began last October in Oregon, with dispensaries being allowed to sell limited amounts of cannabis flower to adults […]

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Whoopi Goldberg Launches Cannabis Business

Comedian Whoopi Goldberg is the latest celebrity to enter the burgeoning marijuana business. Goldberg is partnering with Maya Elisabeth, the owner of OM Edibles, a growing collective and infused products seller. The pair have launched a separate company called Whoopi & Maya that is developing products specifically for women. The company will offer four cannabis-infused […]

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GW Pharmaceuticals Could Make Major Splash in U.S. Cannabis Industry

By Omar Sacirbey A British company that develops cannabis-based medicine is on the verge of a major breakthrough that could ripple across the U.S. marijuana industry. GW Pharmaceuticals will likely seek FDA approval in the fourth quarter of this year to sell an epilepsy drug derived from marijuana, according to an analyst who follows the company.

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Vermont governor criticizes Massachusetts rec initiative

A battle is brewing between two New England states over which has the better cannabis legalization proposal. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin said a recreational legalization bill recently approved by his state’s Senate and now being considered by its House of Representatives is superior to a recreational legalization ballot measure in Massachusetts that backers expect to […]

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Chart of the Week: Profit Margins for Infused Products Can Be Sky High

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Making marijuana-infused chocolate bars, sodas, oils and patches can be a highly profitable endeavor. Profit margins for infused products and concentrates companies in the cannabis sector typically hover around 32%, according to data in the 2016 Marijuana Business Factbook.

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Australian Medical Cannabis Firm Raises $3.59 Million

An Australian medical cannabis company has raised $3.59 million ($5 million Australian) in an institutional placement, according to Business News of Australia. The company – MMJ Phytotech, which develops medical cannabis pills, capsules and dosage regulators – unveiled the development on the same day it announced a $2.5 million loss in the last six months […]

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Rec License Application Process Begin in Alaska

Alaska opened its adult use marijuana business license application process on Wednesday, with 68 businesses starting their online paperwork, according to a release from the state’s Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office. The state’s Marijuana Control Board (MCB) will likely start reviewing applications that were submitted this week by mid-March, the release said. There is no […]

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Infused Products Maker Dixie Expands Into Nevada

Colorado-based Dixie Elixirs & Edibles is expanding into yet another new state, cementing a joint venture agreement with Silver State Wellness in Las Vegas, Nevada. It marks the fifth new market Dixie has expanded into over the last nine months and its seventh overall. The move comes as edibles companies in general attempt to expand across the country and […]

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Washington Edibles Maker Expanding to Colorado

Colorado-based edibles companies have been leading the charge as of late when it comes to expanding into other states. But now, a Washington State-based edibles company is expanding into Colorado for a change. Db3, which produces a line of edibles called Zoots, announced this week that it has partnered with Bronnor Corp. to bring its products […]

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CO Industry Group Announces New Edibles Standards

One of Colorado’s several cannabis industry groups announced on Wednesday that its members would adhere to a new standard for edibles production and sales in an effort to make them less attractive to kids: no candies in the shape of animals or humans. The Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, which counts among its members high-profile […]

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Cannabis Company’s Deal With Celebrity Chef Part of Growing Trend

By Omar Sacirbey Cresco Labs CEO Charles Bachtell has been going to Mindy’s Hot Chocolate, a well-known Chicago restaurant a short walk from his house, for about 10 years. Little did Bachtell know that one day he would team up with the restaurant’s owner – nationally known chef Mindy Segal (pictured) – on a cannabis-related endeavor.

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