Back in the 60s one of the most enduring urban myths was that Big Brands, Inc (take your pick of which one) had trademarked/copyrighted/registered the name Panama Red/Acapulco Gold/Thai Stick (pick your popular choice). Fifty years later we now know those myths were just that but with the growing legalization of pot and the accompanying billions of dollars in revenue, Big Brands have started looking at opportunities.
The worldwide recognized soda brand was reportedly in “serious talks” with Aurora Cannabis Inc. to develop a marijuana-infused range of drinks.
Kent Landers, a spokesman from Coca-Cola, however, did not accept or deny that the company was trying to negotiate a deal with Aurora, although he did drop a pretty big hint.
He told BNN Bloomberg “along with many others in the beverage industry, we are closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world. The space is evolving quickly. No decisions have been made at this time.”
And while on the subject of intoxication, here’s an album of related images-