In focus: The rise of cannabis drinks

25th September, 2018 by Tom Bruce Gardyne

As Canada prepars to legalise cannabis next month, weed is coming into the mainstream, and the drinks industry must decide whether this is a threat to its livelihood or a budding opportunity. Tom Bruce-Gardyne investigates.

“There’s no way to stop this now,” says Spiros Malandrakis, Euromonitor’s senior analyst, about the tidal wave of legalised cannabis sweeping across North America. Next month Canada will become the first G7 country to follow Uruguay’s lead and allow recreational use of the drug. It will join nine US states, including California, with the numbers expected to grow after November’s mid-term elections. Many states have already legalised medicinal cannabis, and according to Andrew Faulkner, vice-president at the American Distilling Institute, there are now “only six states where it is outright,….

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One Response to “In focus: The rise of cannabis drinks”

  1. I wrote and created the science behind the best-selling book, Cannabis Cocktails. Yes, I infuse and mix craft cocktails with THC !
    My book was released in 2016. Way before Cannabis was so hip!
    Yes, my books are available all over the world.

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