Cannabis drinks have been legal for over 2 months in Canada — so why aren’t they on the shelves?

Producers delaying rollout, revising expectations after weed beverages became legal in December

Just a few steps into the Tweed retail cannabis shop in Osborne Village, potential customers pass by a prominent sign that boasts of THC and CBD-infused drinks, as well as a tall — and currently empty — fridge designed to keep the fizzy offerings cool.

It isn’t clear when the high-inducing carbonated beverages will be available at this store, or others.

“The one thing that we didn’t quite get right was managing expectations,” said Jordan Sinclair, vice-president of communications with Canopy Growth, which owns Tweed and Tokyo Smoke retail stores.

Despite the fact that these drinks have been legal for 2½ months, Canopy-owned companies aren’t the only ones without cannabis-infused beverages on store shelves

By CBC News
Read More Here: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/cannabis-infused-drinks-canada-1.5480117

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