Last month, Corona beer brewer Constellation Brands Inc. announced it would spend $3.8 billion to increase its stake in Canopy Growth Corp., the Canadian marijuana producer with a value that exceeds C$13 billion ($10 billion).
The discussions, which are said to be "serious", concern a line of drinks that would contain the non-psychoactive cannabidiol chemical, meaning consumers wouldn't drink the beverages to catch a buzz but rather to ease pain or inflammation.
If Coca-Cola does go forward with making weed-infused products, it would be the first non-alcoholic manufacturer to make cannabis-related drinks, which would be pretty dank. Lagunitas, a craft beer label of Heineken, already has a drink infused with THC, which can be purchased at marijuana dispensaries in California.
Back in June, Canada became the second country in the world to legalise recreational marijuana.
Several U.S. states have legalized marijuana but it remains against federal law.
According to a report by the Hemp Business Journal, the CBD market is estimated to grow to $2.1 billion by 2020, from $202 million in 2015.
When asked about the potential partnership by BNN Bloomberg, Coca-Cola spokesman Kent Landers said that the company, along with many others in the industry, is "closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world".
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The source added, "It's going to be more of the "recovery drink" category".
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