Infused Drinks Create a New Dimension to the Cannabis Market

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Most people generally associate cannabis with smoking, however, the infused edible and beverage industry has become one of the fastest-growing market segments. Typically, cannabis-infused products are created using an extract that is mixed into the end-product. For instance, producers use solvents such as heat and pressure or CO2 to extract oil from dried cannabis flowers. Afterward, the extracted oil can be used as a baking ingredient in edibles. On the other hand, beverages can also use oil, while some producers use activated ground cannabis or tinctures. A variety of beverage producers are now even infusing CBD and THC into sodas, tea, functional drinks, and even alcohol. Overall, the THC content in infused beverages can range anywhere from minuscule doses of 2.5 milligrams to as much as 100 milligrams per container. The smaller dosage of THC, along with a mixture of CBD,

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