Cola-Cola is Eyeing a Possible Entry Into the Cannabis Market
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Richard Vogel/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9880601j) This photo shows cannabis plants growing at a greenhouse at SLOgrown Genetics in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, California. The company provides wholesale medicine to licensed dispensaries and delivery services. They specialize in the farm-to-table cultivation and production of high quality, organic, medical grade cannabis California Marijuana, San Luis Obispo, USA - 11 Sep 2018

Cola-Cola is Eyeing a Possible Entry Into the Cannabis Market

(Bloomberg) — Aurora Cannabis Inc. led pot stocks higher after Coca-Cola Co. said it’s eyeing the cannabis drinks market, becoming the latest beverage company to tap into surging demand for marijuana products as traditional sales slow.

Coca-Cola says it’s monitoring the nascent industry and is interested in drinks infused with CBD — the non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that treats pain but doesn’t get you high. The Atlanta-based soft drinks maker is in talks with Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis to develop the beverages, according to a report from BNN Bloomberg Television.

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