Dixie Elixirs' managing director Tripp Keber runs the Denver-based marijuana company that produces infused edibles, beverages and salves. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post)

“Edible marijuana is not candy” — Mintmaker sues Dixie Elixirs

A Longmont-based maker of marijuana-infused mints has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Denver edibles company Dixie Elixirs. Bridge Marketing alleges in the suit that Dixie Elixirs has failed to use Bridge’s trademarked design for packages of MED-a-mints, mint-like lozenges that contain THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.

This is how Dixie Elixirs describes its testing positions: Part Lewis & Clark, part Cheech & Chong. (Dixie Elixirs)

Apply within: Dixie Elixirs seeking pot product testers

Whenever representatives of Denver-rooted cannabis company Dixie Elixirs introduce themselves to the general public, a common response is, “Hey, if you ever need any product testers, lemme know!” It had become a running joke in their office, said Joe Hodas, chief marketing officer. “And then we thought, ‘In many cases we do need testers.’ Market research in our industry isn’t the same as it is for other industries.”

(Dixie Elixirs and Edibles)

Colorado cannabis company Dixie is taking its pot-infused edibles national

Dixie Elixirs and Edibles is already one of the biggest names in Colorado’s bustling marijuana marketplace, where its popular marijuana-infused drinks, candies, tinctures and topicals are sold throughout the state. But now the company is eyeing other states and even Canada.

Mini joints: This Colorado mountain shop’s idea is a huge success

In February, High Country Healing’s Andrew Salini was smoking with a few friends when one of them rolled a smaller joint — a mini joint, if you will. The trio passed it around, and Salini marveled at how something that looked so small was able to satisfy the group.