Jones Soda Unveils Cannabis-Infused Sodas, Syrups And Gummies Under New Mary Jones Brand
It’s a bold step for the publicly traded company
Meet Mary Jones, the new brand from Jones Soda that will feature cannabis-infused sodas, gummies and syrups.
It’s a bold step for the publicly traded company, which is best known for its craft soda, but its relatively small size means it may feel it can take risks that larger rivals Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are shy to try.
Cannabis is still federally illegal, and the drink giants are wary of crossing that line. The closest that Pepsi has come is its recent launch of a line of hemp-infused Rockstar energy drinks, although hemp seed has no dramatic effects when consumed.
Alcohol companies have embraced cannabinoids to a greater degree. Corona brewer Constellation Brands owns a stake in cannabis company Canopy Growth, while Molson Coors sells CBD-infused drinks made through a joint venture.
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