CBD-Infused Foods Becoming A New Health Trend

Pam Dyer is a cannabis cook and health and wellness coach

NEVADA: CBD-infused foods are gaining strong momentum in the market as consumers demand more healthy food options. CBD is considered a healthy alternative to pharmaceuticals that have horrible side effects, like opioids. It can be used as one component in holistic health treatments. As CBD-oil infused markets continue to gain traction, healthy food options are growing. Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Edibles Debut In Illinois

The Fresh Toast is looking for your special canna-recipes!

ILLINOIS: Edible medical marijuana made its Illinois debut Saturday, ending a wait for patients who prefer eating to inhaling. To some, cannabis-infused foods seem milder than smoke or vapor, but the products carry their own risks. It takes longer to feel the effects when marijuana is eaten, so it’s easy to eat too much with unpleasant Read the full article…

Marijuana-Laced Foods Are Reaching A New High

These days, anyone with a prescription for medical marijuana can shop for cannabis edibles in enough forms to stock a 7-Eleven: honeys, peanut butters, smoothies, ice creams, caramels, gummy bears, chocolates — not to mention the more traditional cookies and brownies.

There are millions of recipes for granola, but few involve a gram scale. The scale is one of the first things that Stephany Gocobachi and Akhil Khadse bring out when they start a batch of medicated granola for Flour Child, their new enterprise. As the oven in their sunny Tendernob studio preheats, Gocobachi, a bright-eyed, Read the full article…

Marijuana-Laced Treats Leave Colorado Jonesing For Food-Safety Rules

"We are under a microscope," says Christie Lunsford, marketing and education director for Dixie Elixirs, a manufacturer of foods infused with THC. "Even my competitors, who are food novices, they really care about providing for the consumer and making sure they're safe."

COLORADO: Where there’s pot, there’s pot brownies. But how do you make sure those high-inducing sweets are safe to eat? Colorado regulators are wrestling with that question now that the state has legalized recreational marijuana. From sodas and truffles to granola bars and butter, food products infused with THC – the chemical in marijuana that gives Read the full article…