Sales in USA legal markets should almost triple to US$16 billion by 2020 from US$5.4 billion in 2015, according to market research firm Euromonitor International, and Constellation says cannabis globally could be worth US$200 billion in 15 years.
Coke's possible foray into the marijuana sector comes as beverage makers are trying to add cannabis as a trendy ingredient while their traditional businesses slow.
"There's a lot of interest from consumer-packaged goods, and liquor and tobacco companies to look at cannabis as a new growth vector".
Coca-Cola says it's eyeing the growing market for health drinks infused with cannabidiol - or CBD - but has made no decisions.
Aurora shares spiked as much as 19 per cent in early trading.
Two weeks later, spirits company Constellation Brands announced a new $4 billion in investment in Canada's Canopy Growth in exchange for a 38 percent stake in Canopy.
Molson Coors Brewing Co.is starting a joint venture with Quebec's Hydropothecary Corp.to develop cannabis drinks in Canada.
Coca-Cola has already been diversifying as consumption of soda continues to decline.
Aurora was up more than 15% in early trading Monday following the report. Rather, the American beverage giant may target consumers seeking to ease inflammation and related pain by using a legal chemical found in the pot plant that's called CBD and is unrelated to the psycoactive ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. It has been used to treat epilepsy and other maladies.
Several U.S. states have legalized marijuana but it remains against federal law.
Coke and Aurora, in separate statements, each said they were interested in cannabidiol-infused beverages but would not comment on any specifics or talks. The Edmonton, Alberta-based company has soared along with other pot stocks in Canada as the country gears up to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalize cannabis on October 17.
North Carolina officials have reported at least seven storm-related fatalities with unconfirmed reports of a further three deaths. He says waiting out a storm can also deplete resources. "There is flooding "everywhere in the city", he said".
While now classified as a hurricane, Helene will be downgraded to a storm by the time it reaches the shores of Northern Ireland. Rain projections also increased, with some locations along the North Carolina coast now expected to get up to 40 inches.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said in a statement on Sunday: "Review your emergency plans and gather your supplies now". South Carolina's Emergency Management Division said residents should begin preparing their homes and property for the storm.
Kavanaugh denied the allegations outright. "This is a completely false allegation ", Kavanaugh said in a statement Monday morning. Feinstein said she referred the matter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and that the woman had requested confidentiality.
White House Economic advisor Larry Kudlow told CNBC that talks between the US and China were ongoing. Trade Representative (USTR) as of press time has not released a list of what goods could be affected.
Perez's weapon of choice in the carnage had been purchased legally, according to preliminary reports cited by Isaac. Witnesses in the area described a chaotic walk to work, hearing about 10 gunshots ring out during the morning rush.
At 7:25 p.m., state police had tallied 70 responses to fires, explosions or investigations of gas odor in the three communities. "The truth of the matter is we really don't have any factual information at this point to confirm", Sumwalt said on Friday.
Whenever the driver uses the car's indicators or engages reverse "the system automatically enhances the corresponding area". Lexus has taken the technological leap and introduced a camera which replaces the outside rear-view mirror.
Last week, the USA and Mexico reached a preliminary agreement to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. USA stocks were poised for modest losses at the open with Dow futures and the broader S&P; 500 futures 0.3 percent lower.
In five games last season with the Browns, Gordon recorded 18 receptions for 335 yards and a touchdown. But if Josh Gordon can stay eligible to play, he's going to be a monster by the end of this year.
Mourinho took a swipe at pundits insisting that they are obsessed with him and can not think of anything else to talk about. He wants us to improve. "If Paul is a little bit less (influential) for his team, for sure it's better for Watford ".
Tanks roll past during a parade for the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding day in Pyongyang , North Korea, Sept. 9, 2018. Beijing has sought to play a pivotal role in any discussions on replacing the Korean war armistice with a peace treaty.
Fortunately, we have very strong young players: "Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Ampadu. and I'd like to give them the right space". The foundations are being laid for one of the English Premier League's most exhilarating and competitive title races.
Pre-orders start a week earlier on September 14 for countries in the first rollout wave, including the US, UK, and UAE. People storing albums upon albums of home movies will prefer the 512GB option that the iPhone XS and XS Max offer .
Even during the match, whenever she was faced with a tough spot, she kept telling herself to try to do what Williams would do. She tearfully accused the umpire of being a "thief" and angrily demanded an apology from the official.
The Newspaper added: "When Kipchoge actually enters a race, he sends ripples through the field before his races even begin". As he he's done in his other major victories, Kipchoge smiled through any signs of pain by the time he hit 40K in 1:55:32.
A dozen police cars and a helicopter were in pursuit and officers arrested him after he leapt from the stolen Mercedes. The Lyon prosecutors' office is investigating possible charges of attempted murder against the suspect.
Having got the assist to put England 1-0 up in the first half, Shaw's return to global football had started brilliantly. But Rashford has added to United's injury concerns after he was replaced late on in the game by Danny Welbeck .
Israel offered condolences for the deaths of the Russian troops but said it holds the Syrian government "fully responsible". Mr Putin said "radical militants" such as the Al Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham would have to withdraw from the zone.
Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. More than 3,000 inmates at North Carolina prisons and juvenile detention centers were moved out of the storm's path.
The XS will also have a dual camera system, which promises a sharper camera when combined with an A12 bionic chip inside. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max also get a new Gold colour option, apart from Space Grey and Silver.
As details of the book's contents percolated out into the press ahead of its release, the president's stance had sharply changed. I've found that the best books about the Trump era are not really about Trump at all. "The Dems are going insane !" he said.
Cuomo frequently points out that education spending has increased since he took office, and is now at the highest level ever. Andrew Cuomo is taking some heat from his opponent Cynthia Nixon for holding a rally that was initially closed to the media.
Beating two of the World Cup's semi-finalists in four days leaves Spain top of League A's Group Two in the Nations League. In the 57th minute, Spain captain Sergio Ramos headed in his 14th global goal for the team's fifth on the night.
He went on to say that running Tesla was the "hardest" job he has: "It's very difficult to keep a vehicle company alive". Rogan offered him what he called " marijuana inside of tobacco", and joked that shareholders wouldn't approve.