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Insider perspectives on technology, business and marketing from cannabis industry leaders and innovators.

An Interview With: Kim Rael, CEO Of Inventive CBD, and Cannabis Edibles Brand, Azuca

I sat with Kim Rael for a few minutes at the Seed to Sale Show, held up in Boston, a couple days ago. I could immediately see the potential of her company, in between talking about everything else but her company. And then I forgot to give Kim my business card. That's not like me, sorry Kim! At any rate, I was conversing with Tom Weihmayr of the Toronto Drink Factory about flavors, the potential…

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Marijuana yes, CBD no? City’s senseless cannabidiol crackdown

A sample of cannabidiol (CBD) oil in a jar. If I were a betting man, I would bet my restaurants that New York will legalize cannabis in 2019. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and a majority of New Yorkers are on board. “We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to get a historic issue right for future New Yorkers," de Blasio said in a recent report. "Legal cannabis is coming to New York…

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Azuca Featured on Your Highness Podcast

In our 15th episode, we begin once again with our favorite things, but this is a first! We have a collective favorite - Mary Jane Gift Boxes - of which we both were super lucky to receive! We review this awesome theme box and talk about the different collections! Next, we keep it on a positive note to talk about some of the exciting things we expect this year! There is so much to look forward to,…

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The New Consumer Guide to Cannabis: Breaking Down the Basics

We get it. Cannabis can be confusing, and questions abound when you dive into the nitty gritty details. But as the popularity and awareness of cannabis increases—specifically surrounding two of its most talked about components, called cannabinoids, CBD and THC—so do misconceptions about what cannabis is, what it does and what all of the hype is about (well worth it, if you ask us!). Some of the…

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Azuca Brings Innovative Artisan Edibles to Medical Market

—New Brand Leverages Breakthrough Technology to Offer Customizable Culinary Cannabis Experience— NEW YORK (October 2018) — Azuca, a line of all-natural cannabis edibles and ingredients, is launching in the medical-use market, with products hitting shelves in the iAnthus network of dispensaries. Azuca’s product suite will fill the cannabis industry’s demand for an edible that offers a more…

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Leading Edibles Brand Azuca Launches CBD Division

—New Executive Sales Director and General Manager Join World-Class Team— NEW YORK (October 30, 2018) — Azuca—the line of all-natural cannabis edibles and ingredients founded by Chef Ron Silver—today announced the launch of its CBD division, with plans to offer hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) simple syrup direct to consumers as well as to restaurants, bars and coffee shops through a wholesale…

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Meet Quino Baca: Head of the Kitchen Crew Behind Azuca

Chef turned cannabis culinarian, Joaquin (Quino) Baca is one of the key creative forces behind Azuca. A member of the Azuca team since the very beginning, Quino has helped build out a product line of pioneering cannabis edibles that not only taste amazing, but also set an industry standard for what it means to provide consumers with a trustworthy, consistent and reliable cannabis product. Quino’s…

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Renowned New York Chef Introduces Line of Innovative Cannabis Edibles

–Breakthrough Patent-Pending Product Offers Fast-Acting Effect– NEW YORK (May 30, 2018)—Ron Silver, Chef and Owner of popular New York City brunch destination Bubby’s, today announced the launch of Azuca, a line of fast-acting cannabis edibles and ingredients made from chef-quality, all-natural ingredients. The product suite—which leverages first-of-its-kind, patent-pending technology—will fill…

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