The Big Food Brands Eyeing Marijuana Moves

Calvin Hughes // www.civilized.life // May 19, 2019 As cannabis becomes increasingly normalized, big-name food brands are getting in on the trend. Legal weed is big business these days. The industry pulled in $12.2 billion globally last year by some estimates, and profits are expected to continue seeing masive growth over the next couple of…

Frito-Lay Reveals Summer Snack Index

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, summer is America’s busiest snacking season By NACS Online // May 24, 2019 The summer season is packed with snacks. To explore just where, when and how Americans will snack this summer, Frito-Lay has unveiled the next installment of its U.S. Snack Index. Snacks play an integral role in…

Philip Morris Envisions Smokeless Future

The COO said the company would eventually quit nicotine, as well By NACS Online // May 24, 2019 Philip Morris International has a vision for the future, and it doesn’t include cigarettes, FOX Businessreports. COO Jacek Olczak told FOX’s Stuart Varney that the company will “absolutely 100%” going smokeless. “We can un-smoke consumers—we can un-smoke…

FDA Under Pressure to Establish CBD Rules

The agency may limit the amount of CBD in food and drinks; public hearing is set for Friday, May 31st By NACS Online // May 30, 2019 On Friday, May 31st, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold its first public hearingon how the federal government should regulate cannabidiol (CBD)  products, and it may end…