Denver 7

“It does sort of proliferate the stereotype of, ‘Oh, you’re stoned, therefore you’re eating pizza rolls,’” said Joe Hodas, chief marketing officer with Denver-based Dixie Brands, which specializes in pot edibles, elixirs, even dog food additives.

Hodas points out the double-standard.

“A little bit of hypocrisy, in the sense that – you now have a mainstream brand, like Totino’s, that can leverage cannabis as a way to market to consumers, yet the cannabis companies that are paving the way to allow them to do that – aren’t allowed to do so,” said Hodas.

Totinos ads cater to marijuana users

The Toronto Star

Colorado’s learning curve could be the most useful test case for the Canadian government as Ottawa moves from broad legalization of dried and fresh cannabis, seeds and oil — targeted for July of 2018 — to edibles, the time line for which has not been set. “Designing an appropriate regulatory system for cannabis edibles is a complex undertak...
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Circa

Smoking weed is permitted in 30 states in America. But in the majority of those states, it's only allowed for medicinal purposes. While adult use for those over 21 is allowed in eight states and the District of Columbia, weed is still a ways off from being fully legalized at the federal level. And that is giving way to a hazy regulatory environ...
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New York Times

Almost all small-business owners dream of the day when they can expand nationally. This has proved to be a unique challenge for those in the marijuana industry because the products they create are illegal under federal law, and the checkerboard of states that permit marijuana sales have complex and constantly changing regulations. Dixie Brands, a c...
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Here are some great ways to elevate your Labor Day weekend with Dixie! Watermelon Dew Drop Mojitio Quench your thirst try this great cannabis infused watermelon mojito. Ingredients: 1.0ML (or more depending on tolerance) watermelon dew drops 2 cups pressed/strained watermelon juice 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 1/2 cup s...
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