As the marijuana industry explodes into untapped markets, the race is on to deliver increasingly potent new products. But some companies are focused on perfecting the chill pill: a microdose of marijuana in a humble mint.
Weed-infused mints are nothing especially new in the world of edibles: MED•a•mints, marketed as “the original cannabis mints,” have been around since 2010, offering vanilla or chai flavors — and 10mg of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, per bite.
These days, edible manufacturers are looking to scale down the amount of THC in products so that consumers can better control their intake. Breez Original Mints each contain 5mg THC, while Kiva Confections’ Petra Mints have just 2.5mg. Mister Moxey’s Mints even come in 1mg doses. [Read more at Mic]