Ever since the legalisation of cannabis for medical use, there has been an explosion in the number of products made with CBD in the UK. With some strains of the cannabis plant even being high in THC levels, this new-found access to more strains means that everyone has a chance to try them. The range of products available has also increased, so it’s hard to know exactly what to try.
The Cannabis industry is thoroughly revolutionizing, and the market is growing at an exponential rate. Sonder. Mello. Tonic. These may be new names to you, but they’re huge in the Cannabis industry. Sonder is a company that produces high-end CBD products, including Tinctures and CBD Rolling Papers. Tonic CBD is a company that produces CBD Edibles. Mello is a company that produces CBD Oil. Tonic CBD is a company that produces CBD Edibles. Sonder and Tonic CBD are also recommended on the Sonder website.
With so many great cannabis brands launching exciting new weed products in new markets, it can be hard to keep up with all the releases. That is why we have brought together a number of important publications. This week sees releases from MooseLabs and ReCreate, and an announcement of a fundraiser by Papa & Barkley.
To be replaced by: Limited Edition Pride
ReCreate, co-founded by Austin Stanley of the Stanley Brothers, creators of Charlotte’s Web, is celebrating its pride with the release of limited edition mixed fruit flavored gummy bears (10 milligrams of CBD and THC each) and a blueberry-mint acai drink (2.5 milligrams of CBD and THC per can). Both products are available throughout the month of June, and one dollar from each product sold goes to One Colorado and Equality California, two LGBTQ+ civil rights organizations. Available: California and Colorado
Can, Drew Martin & Special: Limited Edition Sweatshirt
These three gay-founded cannabis brands have teamed up to release limited edition hoodies for Pride Month. In addition to the new homes, Kann, Drew Martin and Sonder are supporting three LGBTQ+ and women-owned brands that the companies plan to support throughout the year. For every sweatshirt purchased, $15 goes to the fund:
Supernova Women: A nonprofit organization founded by black and brown women that works to empower minorities through cannabis education and lobbying.
Copperhouse Detroit: A shared Bud & Breakfast space where black travellers, gay people and cannabis users can feel safe and welcome.
Studio LA pot: A full-service pottery, owned and operated by people of color, most of whom are women and live in Los Angeles.
Available: Across the country
Tonic CBD : New version of pre-rolls
Sour Space Candy, Sessions, a new Tonic CBD preroll, is made from sun-grown cannabidiol (CBD) flowers and has already received excellent reviews from consumers reporting the taste and effects. And during the month of June, the company is donating a percentage of its preroll sales to the Trevor Project, a nonprofit dedicated to suicide prevention in the LGBTQ+ community. Available: Across the country
Flower of Edie Parker: Pre-rolls penetrate new markets
Luxury brand Edie Parker has entered into a licensing agreement with Ascend Wellness Holdings, which owns and operates cultivation facilities in several US states, so that its subsidiary Flower by Edie Parker can begin selling prerolls in the adult-use cannabis markets in Illinois and Massachusetts. Available: Illinois and Massachusetts
Canna Bella Lux: Limited Edition Denali Bella Box
Denali Fox, known for her appearance on season 13 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, releases a new limited edition Bella Box from Latin American company Canna Bella Lux. In partnership with LGBTQ+ collective Peach Presents, each box contains grooming products to benefit the LGBTQ+ Brave Space Alliance. You’ll find bags, bath bombs, clothing and much more. Boxes ordered now will be delivered after the 18th day. Shipment in June 2021. Available: Across the country
Mello: Mello Bottoms and Pridelimited edition stickers.
Known for its Mello Bottoms CBD suppositories, Mello has released limited edition packaging with colorful pride stickers. Throughout the month of June, the brand is donating all proceeds from the Mello Bottoms line to For The Gworls, a charity that helps black transgender people pay rent and undergo gender reassignment surgery. Available: Across the country
Moose Labs: Rainbow Sorbet Donation RothMir
In honor of Pride Month, Moose Labs is donating 10% of the proceeds from the new Rainbow Sorbet MouthPeace to The Trevor Project throughout the month of June. Each month, Moose Labs selects one of its MouthPeaces for its Color of the Month initiative, where the brand donates its sales to a different charity each month. Available: Across the country
Dad and Barkley Donations for sale at Pride
Throughout the month of June, Papa & Barkley will donate 1% of the sales of its national line of CBD products to the Human Rights Campaign, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the gay community and ensuring that all LGBTQ+ people are treated as full and equal citizens. And if you spend $85 or more, you’ll get a limited edition Pride face mask while supplies last. Available: Across the country Image courtesy of Tonic CBD
Hannah is a writer and editor living in Seattle. She has been working in the cannabis industry for three years now and continues to learn and research.