Tag: edibles

Sales of marijuana edibles up in at least four states in wake of vape health scare

The vaping health crisis apparently has been good for the marijuana edibles sector, a sign that consumers are funneling more money into infused products instead of vaporizers. Since the first vape-related death was reported in August, retail sales of edibles have climbed steadily in four states while those of vaping products have declined, though the […]

Drinkables are the New Edibles. Where, When, and How Can You Get Them?

Why do consumers love drinkable cannabis? Let us count the ways. It’s discreet, it requires no special equipment, it tastes good, and it’s a familiar and safe delivery system.  Weed-infused drinks make up one of the fastest-growing segments of the cannabis market. It’s a sprawling category that includes tinctures to mix with cocktails; non-alcoholic alternatives […]

Edibles lead Puerto Rico’s wholesale medical marijuana sales

In recent months, cannabis-infused edibles have commanded one-third of wholesale medical cannabis sales in Puerto Rico – twice the average across a sampling of U.S. markets – and the category has room for more entrants. Data analyzed exclusively for Marijuana Business Daily by LeafLink, a New York- and Los Angeles-based online wholesale marketplace, shows that edibles’ […]

Ionic Brands buys Zoots marijuana edibles firm

Ionic Brands paid $11 million for longtime cannabis edibles maker Natural Extractions, which does business as Zoots Premium Cannabis Infused Edibles. As part of the stock and cash deal involving two Washington state companies, Zoots’ owners receive $855,000 in cash and more than 9.6 million shares in Ionic Brands, according to a news release. Ionic, with […]

Arkansas marijuana dispensaries could have edibles on shelves next week

Published 4 mins ago Cannabis-infused edibles, concentrates and vape cartridges are expected to hit dispensaries in Arkansas sometime in the next several days, and the rules for the products are similar to those in other medical and adult-use marijuana markets. Robert Lercher, a spokesman for Bold Team, a licensed producer/processor, says it intends to […]

The Maker of Oreo and Chips Ahoy Wants a Bite of the CBD Edibles Action

Every day, a new corporation throws its hat into the cannabis-infused ring. The maker of Oreo and Chips Ahoy, Mondelez, is “getting ready” to join the cannabidiol (CBD) race once “the FDA will bring some clarity,” CEO Dirk Van de Put announced to CNBC. Hoping to join the ranks of CBD hopefuls Coca-Cola as well […]

Rapper Chief Keef Won’t Be Jailed For Having Marijuana Edibles, For Now

A judge said rapper Chief Keef, who was arrested in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in 2017 after marijuana edibles were found in his carry-on bag, can avoid jail time if he stays out of further legal trouble. Chief Keef, whose legal name is Keith Cozart, pleaded no contest April 26, 2019, to possession of a […]

Vapes and Edibles Soar in Sales. Where Does That Leave Joints and Bongs?

For years, the go-to method for consuming cannabis has been smoking, via joints, pipes, bongs or blunts, but with vaping and edibles use on the rise, how consumers get their medicine or highs may depend on age, tastes, health concerns, or even their ZIP code. Cannabis concentrate sales — driven by vaping — jumped nearly […]

Ohio grants cannabis processor permission to start making concentrates, edibles, topicals

Published 1 hour ago Ohio awarded the state’s first certificate of operation to a medical marijuana processor, which will allow for manufacturing of cannabis edibles, tinctures, topicals and other products. This could prove a boon to sales for Ohio’s medical marijuana firms because only plant material – flower – has been available for […]

Retail marijuana sales spiked on Valentine’s Day with edibles popular

Valentine’s Day isn’t just an opportunity to express love, it’s also an opportunity to spend – a trend that is reflected in retail marijuana expenditures in several adult-use markets. The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimated that total 2019 spending on Valentine’s Day gifts in the United States would exceed $20 billion, making the holiday No. 3 […]