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Chicago Chef To Make Marijuana-Infused Edibles For Medical Pot Patients

ILLINOIS: A top chef may soon be causing the munchies even as she satisfies them. Prominent Chicago chef Mindy Segal announced Tuesday she plans to create a line of cannabis-infused edible products for medical marijuana patients. Segal, the owner of HotChocolate restaurant in Bucktown, has agreed to make a line of products for Cresco Labs, which plans Read the full article…

Ensuring The Safety Of Marijuana Edibles

Imagine being informed by your local city health department that you are not allowed to include a nutrition facts label on the popular products you make and sell for human consumption. Julianna Carella faced that very problem relative to gourmet snack items she produces at her Oakland, Calif.-based business, Auntie Dolores Kitchen. “In 2010 the San Francisco Department Read the full article…

San Francisco’s First Marijuana ‘Baked Sale’ Shows That Edibles Are The Next Multimillion-Dollar Food Industry

CALIFORNIA:  Last weekend, thousands from the Bay Area poured into the outdoor SoMa StrEAT Food Park for the Get Baked Sale, the first annual food rally for marijuana edibles enthusiasts. Cannabis is only legal for medicinal use in California, though momentum is growing among supporters who seek to legalize its recreational use in a 2016 ballot initiative. Attendees Read the full article…

A Delay In Marijuana-Infused Edibles Makes Sense

OREGON:  Oregon regulators trying to find a way to safely craft a recreational marijuana program have asked lawmakers for a delay of up to a year to figure out the best approach for pot-infused edibles: candy, cookies and other foods laced with THC. This would allow the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, charged with helping the Legislature Read the full article…

Supreme Court Of Canada To Determine If Cannabis Edibles Are A Constitutional Right For Health Canada Patients

CANADA:  Recently, Canada’s Supreme Court met to determine whether cannabis-infused edibles should be allowed under the country’s medical marijuana program, the MMPR. While no ruling has been issued yet, the question presented was whether Health Canada restricting patients from legally accessing and consuming edibles in addition to physician-prescribed cannabis violates their patients’ constitutional right to life, liberty, and safety.  Read the full article…

Why This Mom Thinks Marijuana Edibles Killed Her Son

COLORADO:  The last time Kim Goodman saw her son alive, it was at a bus stop in central Colorado, and he flashed that toothy smile that she so loved about him. The Oklahoma family was on a vacation in the Rockies. Her son, Luke, was about to make off on his own to go snowboarding Read the full article…

Edibles Fire Sale: Why Pot-Infused Treats Are So Cheap

COLORADO:  While coupons and promotions are all the rage at marijuana shops throughout Colorado, it’s still rare to find aggressively priced deals on pot just 13 months after legal recreational sales first began. But a looming regulatory deadline has inspired a fire sale on many cannabis-infused edibles — driving more customers to pot shops than normal. When new Read the full article…

Higher Ground: Might Marijuana Edibles Soon Be Legal In Michigan?

MICHIGAN:  Big things are afoot for medical marijuana in Michigan right now. At least that’s what most activists who have their eyes on Lansing believe. House Bills 4271 and 5104 are widely expected to be passed during the lame duck session before Dec. 18. I’m not a big fan of lame duck legislation in recent Read the full article…

New Ads Aimed At Marijuana Edibles

COLORADO:  The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) unveiled new billboards urging parents to keep their marijuana edibles out of the reach of children. The ads are part of the Marijuana Policy Project’s ‘Consume Responsibly‘ campaign. The new ad shows a child peeking over a kitchen counter at what could be a glass of wine or grape Read the full article…

Colorado Health Officials Walk Back Proposed Weed-Edibles Ban, Hours After It Goes Public

COLORADO: Colorado health officials on Monday backtracked on their call to ban almost all recreational marijuana edibles in the state, just hours after their recommendation for such a prohibition surfaced publicly. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment backed away from its recommendation for a ban after outraged marijuana industry representatives argued that state voters made Read the full article…