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Holiday Gift? Forget the Jewelry or SmartTV. Instead, Give the Gift of Cannabis.

In 2018, cannabis has become a commercial powerhouse in the entrepreneurial world,as ten states and the District of Columbia all have legalized it for recreational use, thereby removing many of the weed's long-time legal obstacles and enabling cannabis brands to launch everything from luxury-grade prerolled marijuana cones, to skincare and beauty creams, to edibles and at least one high-end (pun…

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Ingredient Spotlight: CBDs

You may have seen a new acronym popping up on restaurant and bar menus: CBD. It's short for cannabidiol, a compound in cannabis and hemp. Though CBDs lack the psychoactive properties of THC—in other words, they won't get you stoned—they are purported to have myriad health benefits, such as pain relief, inflammation mitigation, anxiety alleviation and acne reduction. However, there have not been…

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Da Capo To Serve Cannabis Cocktails

Da Capo, located at 322 Columbus Avenue (between 75th and 76th Streets), operates as an espresso bar by day, serving Italian espresso, specialty drinks, pastries and paninis. At 5PM, Da Capo transforms into a specialty cocktail bar with tons of cool drinks on their menu.  And now included in that list of cool drinks are CBD (Cannabidiol) cocktails, Patch.com first announced. Da Capo has partnered…

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Upper West Side Cafe, Lounge Adds CBD Syrup To Menu

UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — An Upper West Side coffee bar and lounge is hopping on the CDB (Cannabidiol) trend by rolling out a line of specialty cocktails featuring a CBD syrup that's designed to mix evenly with beverages. Da Capo on Columbus Avenue between West 75th and 76th streets has partnered with the company Azuca to feature its cannabis-infused sweeteners, the restaurant announced. Customers…

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10 Eateries Serving CBD Food and Drinks in 2018

As CBD proves to be a versatile ingredient in everything from beauty products to coffee grounds, this cannabis extract shows no signs of slowing down. CBD has now started to pop-up on dinner and drink menus at some restaurants, as interest in its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties continues to increase. Coffee shops, diners, and even hotels are picking up on the CBD trend and creating…

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CBD’s Popularity Boom: Four Edible Directions

As CBD bursts into consumer consciousness – thanks in part to the commercialisation of cannabis – savvy restaurants are welcoming this wellness-enhancing compound, incorporating it into everything from mocktails to tasting menus.As highlighted in A Budding Opportunity, CBD (the non-psychoactive compound of cannabis) is believed to alleviate anxiety, pain and other ailments– although…

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EVENT: The New York Coffee Festival 2018

October is the time to get excited about the annual New York Coffee Festival. After my experience last year, I couldn’t wait to get my caffeine buzz going again. Held every year at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, the New York Coffee Festival hosts everything New York has to offer in the field of coffee and related foods, activities, and organizations.New York’s best coffee establishments…

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Pot Stocks, ETFs, Top News And Data From The Cannabis Industry This Week

Big news on the international plane this week, with Mexico’s Supreme Court ruling an absolute ban on the adult use of cannabis is unconstitutional and the UK allowing doctors to legally prescribe cannabis products for a number of conditions like epilepsy, MS and chemotherapy-induced nausea. "It’s important to understand that Mexico didn’t legalize cannabis,” Leafly editor Ben Adlin told Benzinga.…

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Bubby’s Hosts Ume Tasting with CBD Infused Products

The beloved restaurant Bubby’s and owner Ron Silver earlier this month hosted a special launch tasting to introduce Wakayama Ume to New York City.The stateside debut of one of Japan’s rarest plums highlighted a food demo that will soon be available in November at the Tribeca location.Esteemed for its ability to aid in fatigue recovery and purify the body, the Wakayama Ume boasts a…

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12 Incredible Moments From The 2018 New York Coffee Festival

It’s really something to witness Chelsea’s distinguished Metropolitan Pavillion transform into a patchwork quilt of New York City’s finest coffee companies. This is our fourth year as media partners of the New York Coffee Festival, a younger sibling of the game-changing London Coffee Festival, which by all counts is one of the largest attended consumer-facing coffee events in the world. What…

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