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Cannabis Briefs for September 13, 2022

September 13, 2022

•The Source+ recently opened its first East Coast dispensary in Northampton, Massachusetts. The Nevada-based company, which has five locations in its home state, has entered the Massachusetts market with a showroom that offers nearly 40 strains of cannabis and displays a wide selection of brands, including a variety of edibles, concentrates, tinctures, and other cannabis products. It also has a 500-square-foot patio, which will host entertainment as well as educational events for consumers.

•Storz & Bickel, part of the Canopy Growth portfolio, is launching a limited-edition version of its flagship Volcano Classic device: the Peace Volcano. Constructed with the same design and technology as the original, the Peace Volcano features a white exterior, symbolizing harmony and peace, and an elegant engraving that echoes the motto of a new brand campaign, “with Love, for Peace.” Only 1,000 numbered units are being made, selling at $479 each. Storz & Bickel is donating €100 per unit produced, a total of €100,000, to charity organizations benefitting humanitarian aid in Ukraine and support of women, children, and the ones most affected by the war.

•Cannabis distributor Humble + Fume has announced an exclusive distribution deal in the state of California with cannabis brand Cookies. Humble will distribute all products marketed and sold under the Cookies brand name in California along with any new consumer-branded cannabis products. Sales and marketing support will include multi-channel advertising, promotional activities, and a brand ambassador team. Cookies was founded in 2010 by Billboard-charting rapper and entrepreneur Berner and Bay Area breeder and cultivator Jai. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company opened its first retail store in 2018 in Los Angeles, and has since expanded to over 50 retail locations in 17 markets across five countries.

•NuLeaf Naturals has introduced a new line of gummies available in Full Spectrum CBD and 3:1 Full Spectrum CBD:CBN ratio. The Full Spectrum CBD hemp supplement includes 30mg per serving and comes in the flavors of Blueberry, Lemon, Strawberry, and Orange, while the Full Spectrum CBD:CBN is a three to one CBD to CBN ratio with 40mg per serving, and is currently offered in Mixed Berry and Goji Berry. The latter was specifically designed as a natural sleep remedy. Florida-based Jushi recently completed its acquisition of NuLeaf, which is based in Nevada.

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