Category: Edibles

IL gov signs historic cannabis bill, MA moves on MJ cafes/delivery, new CA vape cartridge symbol rules & more

Illinois’ governor makes his state the first to legalize recreational marijuana through its Legislature, Massachusetts moves forward with cannabis cafes and deliveries, California requires a universal symbol on vape pens, the hemp sector makes big inroads – plus other important news from around the industry. Illinois marks a marijuana first Illinois officially became the first […]

California marijuana vape cartridges required to include universal symbol

Published 2 mins ago | By Bart Schaneman Changes to California’s marijuana packaging regulations will require all vaporizer cartridges to display the state’s version of the universal symbol, a move that will cause manufacturers to adjust practices and spend considerable money to comply. The symbol is a triangle bordering a marijuana leaf and an […]

Canopy, Acreage shareholders vote, Springfield selects, OK inspects & more

Here are some notable stories and events to watch for in the coming days: DAY OF DECISION: Shareholders of Canopy Growth and Acreage Holdings are scheduled to vote Wednesday on the much-heralded mega-merger of the two companies. If consummated, it would become the first major Canadian/U.S. cannabis transaction. Each company’s shareholders will vote separately. At least […]

‘Massive step for country’ as Canada unveils rules for new cannabis products

Canada unveiled final regulations Friday that will enable the sale of cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals later this year, unlocking what is forecasted to be a multibillion-dollar federally regulated industry. Businesses expect to start shipping a limited selection of new products in December after the rules take effect Oct. 17. A wider selection will not be […]

How infused cannabis product manufacturers can increase customer bases

Published 1 min ago | By Joey Peña Gummies are produced at Cresco Labs in Illinois. Photo by Jeff Haynes (This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the May-June issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) One way to entice new customers and keep loyal consumers interested is to shake up your marijuana-infused […]

Oklahoma health regulators to begin inspecting medical cannabis businesses

The Oklahoma health department will begin inspecting manufacturers and dispensaries that produce or sell food and beverage products infused with CBD and medical marijuana. Those businesses are required to have food licenses and the grace period for getting them has passed, health officials told Oklahoma City TV station KFOR. To read more about the department’s […]

Comparing the price per milligram of THC in cannabis-infused products

Makers of marijuana-infused products can set competitive prices for their edibles, beverages, tinctures, topicals, capsules or sublinguals by looking at the average price per milligram of THC in those products in various markets. Data that shows the average price per milligram of THC can provide some insight into what consumers are willing to pay for […]

Ohio dispensaries kick off sales of edible medical marijuana products

Published 26 mins ago Ohio medical marijuana retail shops began selling cannabis-infused gummy products last week, but supply has been limited and at least one dispensary sold out within days of receiving its shipment. Only two marijuana product manufacturers currently operate in the Buckeye State, which means MMJ edibles are not yet widely available, […]

Labeling error prompts Ohio to stop sales of medical marijuana concentrate

Published 1 min ago A labeling error involving medical marijuana concentrate spurred Ohio regulators to halt sales of the product at 13 of 15 retail shops. It’s believed to be the first time Ohio officials have stopped sales of a product since the Buckeye State’s MMJ program kicked off in January, The (Cincinnati) Enquirer reported. […]

Acquisition with a price tag of nearly $1B, another Canadian brewer takes cannabis plunge, social use comes to Colorado and Sin City

Curaleaf is buying Cura Partners for close to $1 billion, Canada’s largest independent brewery takes the cannabis plunge, Colorado and Las Vegas join the social-use bandwagon – plus other important news from around the marijuana industry. Billion-dollar baby Massachusetts-based cannabis group Curaleaf is acquiring Cura Partners for 1.27 billion Canadian dollars ($949 million) in an […]