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CONSUMERS PIVOT TO EDIBLES

Fear of Covid-19, a respiratory disease, seems to be inspiring more consumers to opt for edibles.
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  • California delivery service Eaze says edibles now account for 30% of all sales, up from 15% a few weeks ago.
  • Trendy California infused beverage company Cann said it saw sales jump 300% from February to March.
    VentureBeat
  • Among cannabis users, a YouGov poll found 28% are now using more.

S.F. Weekly asked a UCSF anti-tobacco crusader and a dispensary about smoking cannabis and Covid-19.

  • “Smoking can irritate the lungs,” the Apothecarium‘s spokesperson said, “For people who already have predispositions to respiratory issues, you should really stick to edibles during this time.”
  • Cosmopolitan asks similar questions and reaches a similar conclusion.

Quick Hits

  1. Canna Law Blog says pay attention to the FDA’s ongoing crackdown on bogus claims about CBD treating Covid-19.
  2. Coming soon: Virtual 420.
    MJBiz