Category: Food

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Evidence That We’re Eating All Wrong

Evidence That We’re Eating All Wrong

From the glorious gluttony that is the turducken, to the gustatory pleasures (#foodporn) that make up so many Instagram photos, Americans sure do know how to eat. What to eat—that is, what we should be eating to stay healthy—remains somewhat elusive. We’re told that Veganism, the meat-heavy Paleo Diet, and the somewhere-in-the-middle Mediterranean Diet are...

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Oscars swag bags include cannabis chocolates

Oscars swag bags include cannabis chocolates

Every year the top Oscar nominees receive swag bags that have included gifts from luxury holidays to sweat-absorbing patches, worth upwards of $100,000. This year, they can calm their nerves ahead of the awards on Sunday with a range of cannabis-infused products that will be included in the goody bags. Chocolates infused with 10mg tetrahydrocannabinol...

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“Wild-caught,” “organic,” “grass-fed”: what do all these animal welfare labels actually mean?

“Wild-caught,” “organic,” “grass-fed”: what do all these animal welfare labels actually mean?

A shopper’s guide to the labels on meat, dairy, and eggs. On a simple run to the grocery store, we’re confronted by a dizzying array of food labels in the meat, dairy, and egg aisles. From “natural” to “Certified Humane” to “free-range,” it can be difficult to know which labels on animal products signal that...

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Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Pick your poison, America. The typical American Friday or Saturday night usually involves a drink or two—be it a glass of Chardonnay or a can of Rainier. Drinking is a popular way to relax, to unwind, and to otherwise grease the social wheels. Though not everyone drinks regularly, seven in ten Americans say they’ve had...

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Business Is Booming for Product You Don’t Inhale

Business Is Booming for Product You Don’t Inhale

Lots of people were consuming marijuana long before it was legal to do so. But aside from the occasional pot brownie, that consumption nearly always meant inhaling smoke, whether from a joint, a pipe, or a bong. Now legalization has unleashed entrepreneurial innovation resulting in countless new products catering to marijuana consumers and, more importantly for...

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FDA regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

FDA regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was signed into law. Among other things, this new law changes certain federal authorities relating to the production and marketing of hemp, defined as cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.), and derivatives of cannabis with extremely low (less than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis) concentrations of the psychoactive compound...

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Tilray and Budweiser partner to research Cannabis drinks

Tilray and Budweiser partner to research Cannabis drinks

Tilray and Anheuser-Busch to spend up to $50 million apiece on joint venture, Tilray CEO says company was not interested in direct investment Marijuana producer Tilray Inc. announced Wednesday that it has signed a research partnership with Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, as the Canadian cannabis industry continues to strike deals with legacy industries. The...

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Plus Products Ranked #1 Edibles Brand in California

Plus Products Ranked #1 Edibles Brand in California

PLUS™ Sour Watermelon Gummies and PLUS™ Blackberry & Lemon Gummies are the #1 and #2 best-selling branded products, respectively, across all categories in California including flower, vaporizers, edibles, and topicals. “We are grateful to the California consumers who have made PLUS the leading cannabis product in California, the largest and most competitive cannabis market in...

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