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Mergers & Acquisitions

Canada’s Blender Bites Acquires Sports Nutrition Company, Clinical Trial on CBD and Athletic Recovery

Nov. 6, 2023
Makers of frozen smoothie, frappe beverage products looks to expand into CBD wellness and athletic drink markets with acquisition of Advanced Sports Nutrition Inc.

Tilray Bolsters its Cannabis Beverage Business Through Truss Acquisition

Aug. 18, 2023
Canadian cannabis company Tilray makes its second acquisition in the last two weeks by acquiring the remaining ownership stake in Truss Beverage Co. from Molson Coors Canada.
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Beverage Products

Jones Soda Taps Former PepsiCo Exec to be President & CEO

June 9, 2023
David Knight, former Gatorade/PepsiCo V.P. and co-founder of CBD-based beverage company, will take the reins of Jones Soda Co., effective June 23.
Thc Beer

Harpoon Brewery Launches THC-Infused Beer in Massachusetts

Feb. 22, 2023
‘Rec. Weed’ is made in partnership with Novel Beverage Co.
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The Scoop

Pot, Booze and Legality

Oct. 7, 2022
Why are mashups considered good for one but terrible for the other?

Minnesota Loosens Cannabis Restrictions

July 1, 2022
Minnesota now allows food & beverages infused THC to be sold in the state – as long as it’s derived from hemp, and there’s not too much.

Virginia Attorney General Lobbies for Ban on Copycat THC Edibles

June 22, 2022
Three Virginia toddlers were hospitalized after eating THC infused crackers that look like Goldfish.

Judge: Knock Off Cannabis Candy Knockoffs

May 10, 2021
A federal judge in California has ordered a cannabis company to stop selling pot-infused candy that resembles Nerds Rope from Ferrara Candy Co.

The Challenges of Processing Cannabis

April 26, 2021
The legal cannabis market is heating up, despite the muddled regulatory situation.

Canopy Growth Launches CBD Beverage in the U.S.

March 2, 2021
CBD-infused sparkling water Quatreau being sold via an ecommerce site.

Food Safety and Regulatory Issues for 2021

Jan. 26, 2021
The Acheson Group predicts COVID after-effects will linger, and there are new regulations on the horizon.