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Coca-Cola reportedly considering cannabis-infused drinks

Posted at 1:18 PM, Sep 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-17 16:18:07-04

Coca-Cola’s efforts to diversify could take it into cannabis territory.

A Coca-Cola spokesman tells Bloomberg News that the company is monitoring the still-emerging area of cannabis-infused drinks.   

Those drinks contain CBD, the non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that might help treat pain but doesn’t get you high.

Bloomberg says Coca-Cola is in talks with Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis, Inc. to develop such beverages but there is no assurance that the talks will produce a deal.  

Other beverage makers have had similar discussions recently. Molson Coors Brewing has a deal with a Canadian company to develop cannabis drinks in Canada.