Category: alcohol

California Winery to Sell Alcohol-Free Cannabis Wine

People have been making wine and growing cannabis for thousands of years. Combining the two is a more recent activity, but up until now, if you wanted to buy legal weed-infused wine, you’d get the alcohol that comes along with it, and the potential for hangovers. The California based company Rebel Coast Winery says they want to change that by offering a Sauvignon Blanc that does not contain alcohol. The winemakers claim that their cannabis-infused, alcohol-free wine is the first of its kind and virtually eliminates hangovers. Even though alcohol is certainly the biggest culprit, the intensity of a...

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Study Finds Alcohol Sales Dropped in States with Medical Marijuana

Researchers recently sought to determine if there were a correlation between legalization of cannabis and reduced alcohol consumption. A study conducted by researchers from the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University evaluated retail sales of alcohol for more than 2,000 U.S. counties between the years of 2006 and 2015, in states where medical cannabis was legalized and in states where it was not. The data was provided from the Neilson Retail Scanner database, which holds records from 90 retail chains nationwide – which the authors of the study said is more reliable than survey data, where individuals tend...

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