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This High-End Edibles Startup Targets A New Kind Of Cannabis Consumer - Cannabis News

Serra is one of a handful of companies diving into the skyrocketing edibles market.

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This 4/20, Catch A Buzz With A Cannabis Cocktail - Cannabis News

While basement chemists and chefs continue to elaborate on edibles, the market is looking toward “drinkables” as the next frontier in catching a high.

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Dispensary cooks up creative, tasty noshes for medical marijuana patients – Cannabis News

Any college student can bake pot brownies. A few A-plus local food pros, however, have set their goals much higher.

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Gummies And Mints Are Hits In The Edible Marijuana Market – Cannabis News

Since edibles don't produce any smoke or smell, they are quickly being adopted by people who prefer discretion.

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A Beginner's Guide to Marijuana Edibles – Cannabis News

Forays into cannabis cookery.

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How the Agency Grind Led This Art Director to Dream Up Gourmet Marijuana Edibles – Cannabis News

For freelance art director Monica Lo, weed isn't just a cure for creative woes, it's also her burgeoning part-time business.

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Colorado Gives Marijuana Candy a New Look to Avoid Confusion – Cannabis News

DENVER (AP) -- Wondering if that brownie contains pot? Colorado has you covered.

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This Character Actor Turned to the Marijuana Biz When TV Gigs Started Drying Up – Cannabis News

By the time his acting career had slowed, Perry Anzilotti had already learned how to extract THC from cannabis so that it could be used for cooking.

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This beautiful line of marijuana edibles was created by an ex-Apple employee – Cannabis News

"User-friendly" is not a word we hear often when describing marijuana edibles.

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Marijuana edibles to be sold legally in Oregon June 2 – Cannabis News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Marijuana edibles will be legally available to buy in medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon Thursday, June 2.

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The Woman at the Center of Colorado's Booming Edibles Industry – Marijuana News

Jaime Lewis, the founder of Mountain Medicine, blends her culinary expertise with her knowledge of weed in order to make edibles that don't taste like crap. We talked to the chef-turned-weed-chef about cooking with cannabis and the industry's future.

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Cannabis is on the menu in America - so who will be the Starbucks of marijuana?

Hashman Infused marijuana chocolate bars are hand-crafted by a classically trained artisan chocolatier. Photo: Salvador Ingram

The change in US cannabis laws has led to a growing market in food and drink laced with the drug, as Meg Carter reports.

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When Pets Do Pot: A High That's Not So Mighty

Pug dog and cookie. Image: Brandon2 via Wikimedia Commons
Angus Chen ~ NPR.org ~
 
The Pet Poison Helpline, a 24-hour pet poison control center, has seen a fourfold increase in calls concerning pets experiencing marijuana intoxication over the past three years.
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Colorado may ban 'candy' name on marijuana treats

In this Sept. 26, 2014, file photo, smaller-dose pot-infused brownies are divided and packaged at The Growing Kitchen in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Kristen WyattAssociated Press ~
 
DENVER (AP) -- Edible marijuana products in Colorado may soon come labeled with a red stop sign, according to a draft of new rules released Wednesday by state marijuana regulators.
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CDC warns of marijuana consumption in report citing teen's Colorado death

A file photo of a marijuana-infused cookie in Denver, Colorado. (Erin Hull, The Denver Post)
Jesse Paul  ~ The Denver Post ~

Levy Thamba, 19, leaped to his death last year after eating marijuana-infused cookies.

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Washington, D.C. Growers Debut Marijuana-Infused Cold-Pressed Juices

Some of the cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices, infused with cannabis, being made available in D.C. Photo: Nevin Martell
 
A District company has introduced five so-called medibles for medical marijuana patients.
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No free pot samples, or sales, allowed at this year

Image of free marijuana sample available at the 2014 Canabis Cup in Denver
Ricardo Baca ~ The Cannabist ~
 
The free sampling of businesses’ marijuana, edibles and concentrates — a tradition that has long been a primary draw for fans of the annual Cannabis Cups that happen around the world — will no longer happen so freely at the Denver event.
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Inside A Cannabis Chocolate Factory - Production Lines Are Going Seven Days A Week

Image of Evergreen Herbal cannabis infused chocolate produts
Julie Weed ~ Forbes ~
 
Demand for cannabis-infused candy and other products is growing so quickly, this Seattle-based company can barely keep up.
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