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'It hits you very quickly': Canada brews first cannabis beer

Entrepreneurs across the country are racing to capitalise on drug’s legalisation
The logo of Province Brands, the startup behind the new beer. Photograph: Province Brands

Scientists in a small Ontario laboratory are testing enzymes and experimenting with fermentation. Their techniques are not new, but their focus is a first. They are developing what is being described as the world’s first beer brewed from cannabis.

Most cannabis beers on the market are brewed from barley and infused with marijuana oil, according to Dooma Wendschuh of Province Brands, the Toronto startup

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