This Week in Weed: Pot in IPA, Green Saturday and Canna Tampons.
Top stories from the marijuana industry.
Welcome to the Week in Weed. Here's what you need to know:
Pot in Your IPA?
Bring on the suds with buds. Major beer companies have been exploring cannabis-infused beer. Brands including Modelo, Corona, and Coors have invested hundreds of millions into developing what could be the next big thing.
The company Foria Pleasure manufactures a coconut oil-based, cannabis-infused suppository that can be used with a tampon to treat menstrual cramps. The company also claims the suppository delivers THC and CBD directly to the pelvic region, "helping to induce relaxation and enhance pleasure."
Finally, if you live in California, this one might send you out the door in a hurry. New quality standard regulations went into effect on July 1st, forcing many dispensaries in the Golden State to sell their unregulated product at super-deep discounts. Last Saturday, shoppers lined up outside dispensaries for what was dubbed "Green Saturday."
Related: Beware the 'Weed Apocalypse'
That's it for this week. Be sure to keep up with all things cannabiz by checking out the newly launched GreenEntrepreneur.com
If you missed last week's episode, check it out here: The FDA and the Big3 Say "Yes" to Cannabis