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Cannabis closely trailing behind wine industry in national profits – Cannabis News

Jackson Co., Ore. — Cannabis hasn’t been legal nearly as long as alcohol, but it’s supporters are already giving the wine industry a run for it’s money.

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Beer Sales Looking At $2 Billion Loss Because of Legal Marijuana - Cannabis News

Many Americans are making the switch to cannabis, new study indicates.

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Cannabis-based Booze to be ‘Biggest Disruptor Ever’ – Cannabis News

As marijuana increasingly gets the legalization green light, what does it mean for spirits?

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I drank weed wine: Here’s what happened – Cannabis News

The “Cannabis Cooler,” as we affectionately came to name it, was tasted by a panel of sommeliers, winemakers, wine buyers and a lone non-industry civilian, in a lineup against traditional wines.

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This West Hollywood restaurant is making cannabis cocktails – Cannabis News

The essence of the pot tincture used in the cocktails is called CBD, the lesser-known of the two most prevalent cannabinoids in weed.

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Alcohol sales get higher after weed legalization contrary to industry fears

cannabis buds at a Denver grow facility. Image: WeedWorthy.com

The Latest Craze In Winemaking: Marijuana-Infused Wine

Red wine reflects the light from a restaurant. Image: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture via Wikimedia Commons

Kathleen Willcox ~ VinePair.com ~

There’s been a lot of buzz about pot and wine recently.

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More young Danes prefer cannabis to alcohol

Nyhavn canal as seen from Kongens Nytorv square, Copenhagen, Denmark, Northern Europe. (Photo: Mstyslav Chernov)
 
New figures from the Danish National Institute of Public Health show that cannabis use is up among high school students while drinking is down.
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Fed study: Booze impact greater than pot on driving

René Marsh~ CNN ~
 
(CNN) -- A new study, funded in part by the federal government, suggests alcohol has a more extreme impact on drivers than marijuana.
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Marijuana is not a gateway drug, if anything alcohol is

Image of a Pie Chart showing 83.2% of people did not use cannabis before using other drugs
 
It's our legal drug of choice that is at the beginning of the chain
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