Sept. 17, 2018 – The Coca-Cola Company today issued the following statement regarding speculation about the company’s interest in CBD (cannabidiol)-infused beverages.

“We have no interest in marijuana or cannabis. Along with many others in the beverage industry, we are closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world.  The space is evolving quickly. No decisions have been made at this time.”

The company declined to comment on further speculation.