Cannabis companies are seeing a quarantine-fueled edibles boom
Sundries to stock in one’s cupboard during the coronavirus pandemic: canned tuna, honey, rice, and weed gummies.
Cannabis sales skyrocketed in the days leading up to stay-at-home orders to stem the spread of the coronavirus in the US. Now, cannabis analysts have found that an unusually high proportion of those sales can be attributed to edibles. Recently, concentrates such as dabs and vaporizers been the fastest-rising stars, fueling much of the cannabis industry’s growth, but those products—which slowed slightly following 2019’s rash of vape-related illness—might be less attractive amidst a respiratory pandemic.
Read the rest of this story on qz.com. Become a member to get unlimited access to Quartz’s journalism.