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A cannabis Coke and a smile? Colorado companies hoping to tap infused beverage craze

When Coca-Cola publicly announces it is sizing up business opportunities in a specific industry, people tend to take notice.That was the case with in mid September, when Coke — the world’s largest beverage company, said it was keeping an eye on cannabis infused drinks, with a particular focus on beverages containing the non-psychoactive compound CBD.

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Molson Coors considers getting into marijuana business in Canada

Another major beermaker is looking at ways to enter the marijuana business.

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Rap video, social campaign targets teen pot smokers

New rap videos aimed at Los Angeles-area teens show a common high school scene: Young people hanging out at a party, empty beer cups strewn about and joints being fired up.

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The Spot newsletter: Colorado legislative session ends with fireworks, a look at the state’s most competitive congressional race and a sad update on Aurora’s mayor

Welcome back to The Spot, where The Denver Post’s politics team captures what’s happening this week — from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C.

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New Belgium’s new hemp beer is on tap now, except in Kansas. Here’s why.

Beer aficionados and hemp advocates across the country can now toast a pint of New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA. Except in Kansas, where the craft brew — like hemp — is banned.

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Colorado’s New Belgium Brewery launches its own hemp beer line

New Belgium Brewery debuts The Hemperor HPA on April 2. The hemp pale ale blends hemp and hops for an earthy take on the traditional IPA and smells like, “a loud bag of weed.”

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Launch of cannabis beverages in Canada could be “big business” for alcohol Goliath

Cannabis is a “big business,” and Constellation Brands has big aspirations in the space, the alcohol beverage company’s president said this week.

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Molson Coors calls legal marijuana a “risk factor” for its beer business

Although the ultimate impact is currently unknown, the emergence of legal cannabis in certain U.S. states and Canada may result in a shift of discretionary income away from our products or a change in consumer preferences away from beer, the company wrote in its latest 10-K filing.

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The top 10 cannabis lifestyle trends of 2017

Let’s take a moment to mark strides for marijuana and key cannabis lifestyle trends that defined the past year, in the past twelve months. Here, in no particular order.

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Is legal pot flattening beer sales?

A research note from Cowen & Company suggests that beer volume sales in the legal recreational cannabis states are lagging overall U.S. beer sales.

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