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

Many college students will tell you that making pot brownies is easy — just sprinkle a little marijuana into a pan of melting butter, then follow the instructions on the back of the Duncan Hines box. But marijuana entrepreneurs in this center of cannabis innovation face a much higher bar. They have no trouble dreaming up creative treats and co...
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Perhaps Mark Twain said it best: “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.” Recent headlines were a perfect example of Twain’s observation. Some newspapers and news shows played up a story that contends legalized marijuana has made our roads and highways less safe. It may so...
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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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What better way to cool down this summer than with a THC-infused classic frozen treat? [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="http://dixieelixirs.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Rootbeer.mp4"][/video] Root Beer Floating -12 oz. of your favorite root beer -Add 1+ capfuls Dixie Root Beer Elixir (dose according to user) -Add two scoops vanilla...
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Patrons line up outside The Grove Dispensary on #7117 to be among the first to purchase adult-use cannabis. Last November, Nevadans voted to allow recreational cannabis for those over 21 statewide. Court cases and uncertainty with distribution and regulatory frameworks in the final weeks before the planned July 1 start date left many—especi...
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