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Brand Partner Highlight: BLOOM

The original cannabis aficionados. Based out of Los Angeles, BLOOM has been blessed with access to the highest quality cannabis in the country. BLOOM's team has collectively worked in the industry as growers, budtenders, scientists, and engineers. While they started creating cannabis products in 2014, they've been consuming them for much longer. BLOOM is a team of passionate stoners and borderline weed-snobs who strive to share the gift of cannabis with everyone they meet.

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Are Weed Drinks Actually Good Alcohol Replacements?

Vince Ning, Founder and Co-CEO of California-based wholesale distributor NABIS, offered a more measured perspective to The Broccoli Report, “There is a ton of hype, especially from (and for) investors. It makes sense that beverages will pick up; I think they will. But there are a lot of challenges for this category," he told Lauren Yoshiko.

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Brand Partner Highlight: Plus

Founded in 2015 in the Bay Area, PLUS edibles are crafted by a Michelin-star chef in a food-grade facility where their products are tested 8x internally for safety and consistency so you can be confident you’re getting the same dose every time. All PLUS gummies are highly concentrated with potent THC input so you can enjoy a cleaner high with less fillers, calories, sugar and carbs than the competition. And by leaning into our body’s natural metabolism of THC, gummies provide a longer lasting effect than other forms of cannabis consumption.

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Fact-Checking 2021 Trends

Taking a quick look at the trends that dominated cannabis conversations in 2021 and asking whether they were as popular as redundant headlines made them out to be.

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Ten biggest weed stories of 2021

No matter how much happens in canna-land it can seem like nothing ever changes. Federal illegality remains in place. Most businesses still lack access to the banking system. Even so, the industry’s progress is unmistakable. This year saw a new set of states markets begin to flourish, as an even bigger cohort makes preparations to open in the northeast. It’s never clean or easy, but all the arrows still point in the same direction: eventual federal reform.

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