KEY POINTS
  • Companies are betting people will want cannabis drinks as the market for legal marijuana expands.
  • The drinks are being marketed as an alternative to alcohol.
  • But experts say dosing is a concern and note the lack of research about the drinks.
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You can smoke it, vape it and eat it. Now as more U.S. states legalize recreational marijuana, companies are betting people will also want to drink it.

Weed-infused beverages are popping up in more places, with major drink makers including Pabst Blue Ribbon and Constellation already pushing into the market. Unlike CBD-infused drinks that have been more widely available in dozens of states, cannabis or weed drinks contain marijuana's psychoactive component, tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which gets people high and is still federally prohibited in the United States.