Canadian cannabis beer company targets Caribbean resorts

18th December, 2018 by Edith Hancock

A Canadian drinks company specialising in non-alcoholic cannabis beers has struck a distribution deal with a new chain of hotels set to launch in the Caribbean in 2021.

Province Brands — which is developing 0% ABV beers infused with the plant’s psychoactive compound, THC — has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Caribbean distribution of its products with Ayre Resorts, a new collection of five-star properties opening its first resort in Antigua in 2021.

The startup, which is currently unable to sell the THC beers in Canada while the country’s cannabis legislation comes into force, also makes Cambridge Bay Imperial Pilsner; an alcoholic hemp-based beer.

The announcement comes as lawmakers in both Canada and Antigua are preparing to fully legalise recreational cannabis use.

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