“Not for Kids” Deadline Approaches For Washington Edibles

The “Not for Kids” warning symbol will be required to be placed on all packages of marijuana products meant to be eaten or swallowed effective February 14, 2017. The Board recognizes that changing packaging requires time which is why the effective date has been pushed out to mid-February, enforcement of the new requirement will commence at the same time.

WASHINGTON: The “Not for Kids” warning symbol will be required to be placed on all packages of marijuana products meant to be eaten or swallowed effective February 14, 2017. The Board recognizes that changing packaging requires time which is why the effective date was extended to 90 days after adoption in mid-February; enforcement of the new requirement Read the full article…

New Report: Edibles Market Will Grow To $11B In 2017

Edibles in California will reach $11B by end of 2017

CALIFORNIA:  OutCo, a Southern California based fully vertical cannabis company has partnered with Monocle Research in Orlando, Florida to conduct groundbreaking research on the new state of cannabis in California. The recent approval of recreational marijuana use in the state of California has generated an immense amount of interest from both businesses and consumers, as they attempt to grasp the size and scope of Read the full article…

AK Ventures Creates Mainstream TV Opportunity For Cannabis Brands

Kerri Accardi and crew at CWCBExpo

CALIFORNIA: America is curious about medical cannabis. Legal in 25 states, poll after poll confirm that the overwhelming majority of citizens supports the legalization of medical cannabis, even while admitting that they don’t know very much about the medicinal properties of the federally-prohibited plant. Things are changing rapidly in the cannabis marketplace, with constant product innovation, Read the full article…

Italian Ice Cream Maker Creates Hemp Gelato

The hemp-flavored gelato they created is both tasty and nutritious, but it will not get anybody high.

ITALY: An Italian ice cream parlor decided to put together a Bob Marley tribute ice cream this year, and they say the hemp-flavored gelato they created is both tasty and nutritious, but it will not get anybody high. According to The Local, the ice cream parlor in a resort town in Liguria decided to team up with a local Read the full article…

Featured Oregon Canna-Business: Portland’s Kozy House Snacks

Insanely Delicious Edibles

Company: Kozy House Snacks Owner: Vivian Lee Location: Portland, Oregon Vivian Lee has always loved cooking and baking – so much so that she left a long-standing law practice so she could focus on it in early 2015. Lee founded her own snack food and granola company, Lucky Rabbit Granola and Snacks, in May 2015 Read the full article…

Pot-Infused Jewish Foods Bing Readied For Colorado Cannabis Shops

ll edibles have to be packaged into specific THC servings, and for salmon, potency has been an inexact science.

COLORADO: In recent years, marijuana has undergone a serious image overhaul, leading to, among other things, its legalization in several states. With pot no longer relegated to back alley use, shouldn’t marijuana edibles get an upgrade too? Do you really always want a brownie or candy bar? Why not release an entire line of savory pot-packed Read the full article…

Edible Marijuana Is Booming, But These Aren’t Your Father’s Pot Brownies

The market for marijuana "edibles" has exploded as cannabis legalization has spread across the U.S.

COLORADO:  Forty years ago, making a pot brownie meant crushing some buds into your batter and stirring by hand. Now workers bake marijuana-laced brownies by the dozen in industrial kitchens, and they’re sold in marijuana dispensaries alongside products like Lemon Crinkle Cookies, Bubba Kush Root Beer, Cheeba Chews and Mile High Mint Bars. The market Read the full article…

Edible Marijuana May Soon Come Labeled With A Red Stop Sign

even though you’re clearly turning out pretzels, assorted cookies, glazed pecans, chili lime peanuts, cheese biscuits, caramel corn, and fudge brownies for retail sales, your manufacturing facilities and products are not subject to any state or federal food laws, regulations, or inspections. Not for now, anyway.

COLORADO: The state is finalizing work on new rules for the appearance of edible marijuana. A draft of those rules released Tuesday would require each piece of edible marijuana to be marked in the shape of a stop sign with the letters THC in the middle. The letters stand for marijuana’s psychoactive ingredient. The rules would 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…

Washington Sees Spike In Edible Marijuana Use In Children

Spokane Regional Health District said they got a report from the Washington Poison Center saying that around 30 percent of edible marijuana intoxication cases were children 5-years-old or younger.

WASHINGTON: A recently released report said Washington state has seen a spike in 2015 in children under 5-years-old exposed to edible marijuana. Marijuana edibles usually come in forms that could be attractive to kids – brownies, muffins, cookies, candy. Spokane Regional Health District said they got a report from the Washington Poison Center saying that Read the full article…