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Ensuring The Safety Of Marijuana Edibles

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.

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

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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 regulators have asked lawmakers for a delay of up to a year to figure out the best approach for pot-infused edibles.

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's Supreme Court met to determine whether cannabis-infused edibles should be allowed under the country's medical marijuana program.

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

Luke Goodman, 22, shot and killed himself after eating a large amount of pot edibles, authorities say.

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

In the game of who can move past marijuana propaganda the fastest, Canada just drew a “move 5 spaces card.”

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?

The “Get Baked Sale” happening Saturday at a food truck hub in San Francisco comes as marijuana advocates are working to legalize recreational use of the drug in November 2016.

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 health officials have recommended funding studies on childhood epilepsy and post-traumatic stress disorder as part of the largest-ever state research program on medical marijuana.

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

Marijuana edibles -- food and beverage products infused with compounds derived from marijuana, such as THC or CBD -- have been under fire following two high-profile deaths that may have been linked to the treats.

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…

Colo. Springs Edibles Firm Settles Suit Over Hershey Look-Alike Candy

In a settlement penned in late September, TinctureBelle agreed to recall and destroy all edibles it sold that looked like Hershey company's products, or with names that played on their brands.

COLORADO:  The small Colorado Springs-based producer of marijuana edibles, sued in June by candy giant The Hershey Company for allegedly breaching a number of design and name patents, quietly settled the dispute. In a settlement penned in late September, TinctureBelle agreed to recall and destroy all edibles it sold that looked like the famed chocolate company’s products, Read the full article…