How To Brand, Market, And Sell Marijuana Without Breaking The Law

New packaging rules for marijuana edible products have forced companies to pull their products from the market and redesign the packaging to stay compliant.

COLORADO:  Earlier this year, Dixie Elixirs & Edibles, perhaps Colorado’s best-known cannabis brand, took its THC-infused drinks off the market. It had no choice. That’s because a couple of weeks later, on February 1, new packaging regulations for recreational marijuana edibles went into effect in the state and the screw top aluminum bottles were no longer compliant. 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…

Cannabis Industry Gather To Place Bets At Emerald Downs Dinner

The Cannabis Industry Gathered at Emerald Downs this week

WASHINGTON: Emerald Downs seemed like the perfect place to bet your money on the cannabis race. Companies from all over the globe came to witness history in the making on a perfect Seattle day. The wind and rain pelted convention goers like Tripp Keber from Dixie Elixirs in Colorado, who told MJNN that this was Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Gather To Place Bets At Emerald Downs Dinner

The Cannabis Industry Gathered at Emerald Downs this week

WASHINGTON: Emerald Downs seemed like the perfect place to bet your money on the cannabis race. Companies from all over the globe came to witness history in the making on a perfect Seattle day. The wind and rain pelted convention goers like Tripp Keber from Dixie Elixirs in Colorado, who told MJNN that this was Read the full article…

Ah Warner: Back to Cannabis Basics

nder Kohl-Welles’ proposal, cannabis health and beauty products would not be able to contain a THC level higher than 0.3 percent, they would not be allowed for human consumption and they would not be able to cross the blood-brain barrier which leads to intoxication.

WASHINGTON: It’s a chilly fall morning in Seattle, and so in need of warm sustenance I go ahead and order a large coffee and a bear claw and settled down in a corner table at Uptown Espresso to await the arrival of Ah Warner. Founder and CEO of Cannabis Basics, Ah is at the center Read the full article…

There Is So Much Cool Science Happening In The Marijuana Industry These Days

Not only are companies developing ways to consume cannabis besides smoke inhalation, but also laboratories are forming an essential element of the production cycle by ascertaining the exact quality of what's going for sale.

COLORADO: With the forthcoming legalization of marijuana in Colorado, entrepreneurs and researchers finally have the opportunity to do more with cannabis than has been achieved before.