Innovation in the marijuana consumption market continues to grow as more and more states are beginning to legalize cannabis. The introduction of marijuana-infused wine is one of the latest examples of companies taking advantage of this. It joins the ranks of everyday food and drinks infused with cannabis, including:
Cannabis wine is actually not a new concept — the combination has roots all the way back to ancient China, when it was used for pain relief. With many states prohibiting the mixing of alcohol and marijuana, however, the trend probably will not take off just yet. It’s currently only legal to make and buy in California. You also need to have a medical marijuana card to get your hands on a bottle.
It’s generally accepted that people who drink red wine in moderation — meaning between one and two glasses each day — tend to live longer, healthier lives than their counterparts who do not. Additionally, an ever-growing body of scientific evidence suggests that medical marijuana can tremendously help patients with certain diseases better manage their symptoms.
Therefore, it only makes sense that the two products belong together in the same bottle.
The product is made from a combination of organically grown cannabis and biodynamically harvested grapes. Although half a bottle costs between $120 and $140, people swear by marijuana-infused wine, which has a green tint to it. If you don’t believe us, just ask Melissa Etheridge, who said of the product, “There’s a little flush after the first sip, but then the effect is really cheery, and at the end of the night you sleep really well.”
On its own, wine has health benefits:
Meanwhile, the health benefits of marijuana has also been well-documented:
While smoking medical marijuana is certainly a viable option for consumption, some people prefer to ingest their cannabis in a different way. The introduction of marijuana-infused wine reignites the conversation about the benefits of eating or drinking cannabis over smoking it.
Some of these benefits include the following:
Before deciding to go the edibles route, you should consider a couple of things:
Medical marijuana in any form is a cost-effective and safe alternative to most prescription medications, which can be expensive, ineffective or even addictive. Contact us today for any other questions you may have about the benefits of edible or drinkable marijuana products. Once you’ve secured a prequalification, you can schedule an appointment with a qualified physician near you easily and quickly with our fully functional online booking and calendar system.
Also, be sure to check out our marijuana edibles recipes for fun ways to prepare your cannabis, including Ganja Grilled Cheese, High Hummus, Salted Caramel Cannabis Apples, Cannabis Hot Pumpkin Spiced Latte and Ganja Gravy!