Demand Grows For New Ways To Consume Marijuana

A growing number of consumers seek a more discreet and portable marijuana experience that companies continue to develop anything from coffees to breath sprays.

WASHINGTON:  Smoking is clearly the popular way to consume marijuana, as demonstrated by the thousands of pounds of marijuana flower legally sold each week. A growing number of consumers seek a more discreet and portable experience that companies continue to develop — anything from coffees to breath sprays to candies. However, when a suspected marijuana-infused 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…

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…

It Started With Purple Brownies: Drug Policy Creates Local Outcry In Panhandle

Three men arrested in recent weeks could get life in prison after being caught with small amounts of edible marijuana products, a fact that has sparked an outcry from some Amarillo residents.

TEXAS:  Three men arrested in recent weeks could get life in prison after being caught with small amounts of edible marijuana products, a fact that has sparked an outcry from some Amarillo residents. Potter County sheriff’s deputies arrested Eli McCarthy Manna, 30, and Andrew Bruce George, 27, after stopping them for an unspecified traffic violation Read the full article…

New Jersey Issues Standards For Edible Forms Of Medical Marijuana

New Jersey this week issued its first standards for edible forms of medical marijuana.

NEW JERSEY:  New Jersey this week issued its first standards for edible forms of medical marijuana, a move that could clear the way for the state’s three dispensaries to start making and selling the products. The state Department of Health told The Associated Press on Friday that the standards, intended to assure patient and employee Read the full article…

Denver Police Warn Trick-Or-Treaters Of Marijuana-Infused Candy

Denver police are warning that any candy not sealed in a recognizable, brand-name wrapper could be infused with marijuana.

COLORADO:  Denver police have warned parents to beware tricks rolled inside Halloween treats this year: marijuana-infused candy. The Denver police department posted a YouTube video on Monday that shows how difficult it is to tell ordinary candy apart from knock-off candy that edible marijuana manufacturers buy in bulk and spray with a hibiscus hash oil. Read the full article…