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Sweet N’ High: Cannabis-Infused Sweetener For Your Kugel

For a self-proclaimed “bad-boy Jew”, Ron Silver has done pretty well. He operates two massively popular Bubby’s restaurants in New York - and seven in Japan. He and wife Melissa have four adorable kids. He even co-authored a book on Bubby’s Homemade Pies in 2007. Now, Silver’s tapping his rebellious roots to launch a different kind of edible: Cannabis-infused sweeteners whose high-tech…

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Office Toking: What Does a Weed-Friendly Work Day Look Like?

It’s only a matter of time before marijuana and work go hand in hand. Right?Ah, work. The thing we do to pay rent and the reason we never get to spend time in the homes we pay rent for. While the work week has (for better or worse) drastically changed over the last few decades, spending nine hours in front of a computer screen will always be a bummer no matter how optimistic you consider…

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Chef Ron Silver Launches Azuca on CBD Market to Applause

There is no doubt that New York City is changing. Some things are certainly for the better. With open minds the region is always known for taking the latest in everything from food, tech and healthy living and running with it. The celebrated Ron Silver, chef and owner of Bubby’s restaurants, yesterday announced the launch of his newest business venture that fits the changing face of the city –…

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Popular NYC brunch spot now offering CBD-infused sweeteners for coffee, tea

Popular NYC brunch spot now offering CBD-infused sweeteners for coffee... watch video MANHATTAN – As the movement to legalize marijuana gains traction in New York state, a local chef is blazin’ a new trail. Ron Silver, the chef and owner of the popular brunch destination Bubby’s is branching out and incorporating the legal chemical compound in cannabis - CBD - into his menu. The eatery is…

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CBD-infused sweeteners introduced at Bubby’s Manhattan restaurants

CBD is a chemical compound that, like THC, is derived from cannabis and hemp, but it doesn't get you "high." Azuca's CBD-infused products include sugar and lemonade. The company will later introduce syrups. Photo Credit: Nicole Levy As mounting political pressure makes the legalization of recreational cannabis in New York likelier by the day, the founder of a popular brunch spot known for its…

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The Daily Hit: May 30, 2018

It’s time for your Daily Hit of cannabis News for May 30, 2018. MedMen Enterprises Trading for MedMen Enterprises (MMEN) has got off to a rocky start. The much-touted first “unicorn” of cannabis began selling shares following a reverse takeover on Tuesday at the Canadian Stock Exchange. The shares were valued at C$5.63, but on the first day of trading, the prices slipped to C$4.95. The stock was…

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New York City Restaurant Takes Comfort Food to New Heights

Bubby's restaurants in Manhattan are putting a little hemp-derived CBD kick in some of its beverages. In the 28 years since it opened, Bubby’s has become a culinary staple in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood, a no-frills, family-friendly restaurant known for such comfort-food favorites as pancakes and pie. Now, Bubby’s is taking comfort to a whole different level. The restaurant, which has a…

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