Welcome to the Dose, a weekly newsletter that follows the cannabis and psychedelics industries. Last week’s MJ Unpacked conference in New York brought cannabis companies to the Hilton Midtown Manhattan. (There were some interesting event rules; a large placard in the hotel announced “no cannabis products” along with a threat to post on Instagram the ejection of any participant who wasn’t respectful.) But an even more newsworthy example of young cannabis producers making inroads with established companies caught my eye.
The maker of Samuel Adams — the beer that bears the likeness of the U.S. founding father — is launching what it says will be a drink of the future: tea with marijuana's psychoactive ingredient, THC.