Cheddar was kind enough to host mood33’s Chief Mood Officer, Michael Christopher, to discuss the recent summer launch, why cannabis infused beverages are so exciting and why cannabis products should brand themselves for the modern, wellness focused consumer seeking functional, mood-enhancing benefits.Read More
Chamomile, hibiscus, and raspberry mix into this calming and terpene-heavy drink—all with a dose of 10mg THC. CALM Beverage by Mood33 delivers a touch of relaxation for busy days. If you’re about to do a lot of handshaking at social engagements, consider this mentally soothing bottle before the main event. Your coloring book and joint will be waiting for you when you get home."Read More
“Eric Schnell says he doesn’t believe that “cannabis is a gateway to doing coke.” But he hopes that “one day Coke will be a gateway to cannabis.”
Schnell, co-founder of ready-to-drink tea brand Steaz, is looking to bring consumers one step closer to that potential future with his newest venture: Mood33, a cannabis-infused sparkling tonic. Developed under BeyondBrands, a beverage incubator and accelerator Schnell co-founded in 2016, Mood33 launched earlier this year with a party on April 20 and began selling in California dispensaries on June 1.
The project is led by 33 Brands Mgmt principal owner Michael Christopher. Speaking with BevNET this week, Christopher said the goal for the brand is to build a “next generation” cannabis-infused beverage line that can become a pioneering brand in the category.”Read More
mood33 is proud to announce that Harborside, one of the nation's most influential and patient focused dispensary groups, has chosen mood33 for its first and only beverage for retail sale at both their Oakland and San Jose store locations.Read More
“Calyx has been selected to launch new cannabis-infused sparking tonic, mood33, a next generation brand developed by life-long natural beverage pioneers and brand partners based in New York and Santa Monica…”Read More
“The moodteam was proud to be among a handful of brands and companies to serve and sell its new line of adult-use cannabis infused products to the public for the first time at Cannabliss Retreat’s cannabis wellness inspired 420 festival, tucked high in the Malibu hills at a private villa founded for immersive healing and group experiences…”Read More
“mood33 is excited to share that its products and brand will be on display at a private villa experience in the Malibu hills for the first time for an exclusive showcase and product presentation in partnership with Cannabliss 420 Retreats and 99 High Tide, Malibu's local cannabis dispensary…”Read More
"Emerald Exchange brings Northern California farmers and Southern California companies together for an event that features a cannabis farmers market, workshops, music, a speaker series and educational events. The first Emerald Exchange was held in Malibu last August and two other events have been held since then. Some 500 attendees came out for the latest event in March..."Read More
"Last month, Pernod Ricard President and CEO Alexandre Ricard told Bloomberg his industry is keeping an eye on newly legal cannabis markets around the world. The company's stable of brands includes Beefeater, Havana Club and Absolut Vodka, among others..."Read More
"The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary's marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors.
"There's nothing like this in Jersey," said grinning Atlantic City resident Rick Thompson, getting high with his cousins in San Francisco.
In fact, there's nothing like the Barbary Coast lounge almost anywhere in the United States, a conundrum confronting many marijuana enthusiasts who find it increasingly easy to buy pot but harder to find legal places to smoke it."Read More
"West Hollywood wants to become one of California’s first cities to allow ‘cannabis consumption’ lounges. In late November, West Hollywood’s City Council approved regulations which amended municipal codes and zoning ordinances to regulate cannabis land uses. This includes the authorization for cannabis consumption areas or lounges in the City of West Hollywood."Read More
"Buying weed is easier than ever, but there are more places to consume cannabis products than pot shops. To assist in locating cannabis-infused foods and drinks, here is Eater’s guide of weed-friendly restaurants, popups, and bars in Los Angeles."Read More
How to find a licensed adult-use cannabis store in California? That may be tougher than you think.
Temporary licenses from California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control, which took effect Jan. 1, have gone out to several dozen stores. The bureau is updating that list of retailers daily, and we’re tracking the list in the table below. The licenses aren’t absolute guarantees that those stores will be open, but it’s the best information we have at the moment. Click through on the live link to find store hours and, in many cases, full menus of the product available..."Read More
Pot cafes, stoned yoga and painting while puffing could be just around the corner in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas officials are considering an ordinance proposed by Councilman Bob Coffin that would allow the city to license marijuana consumption lounges. The proposal comes months after the Nevada Legislature’s legal arm issued an opinion that nothing in state law prevents local municipalities from allowing such businesses.Read More
In January, California will join the list of states where recreational marijuana is legal, among them Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Alaska. With researchers tallying California’s marijuana sales at $7.7 billion last year, the so-called green rush has already turned gold. Next year, the Standard hotel in Hollywood plans to open a dispensary for edibles. “It’s exploding in a good way,” said Emerald Castro, a brand ambassador for cannabis start-ups. “There are a lot of professionals on board.”Read More
Move over, 4/20. California has a new pot holiday: Jan. 1, 2018.
It’s a date that dispensaries and marijuana consumers have had in their sights ever since Proposition 64 designated it as the official opening of the adult-use market in California.
After a year of anticipation, the big switch is a month away. Even state regulators are pumped.
“I know this sounds crazy, but we’re looking forward to Jan. 1," said Lori Ajax, who heads the state's Bureau of Cannabis Control, the agency that will license dispensaries and some other cannabis businesses..."Read More
"Constellation Brands recently announced plans to pour almost $200 million into a Canadian marijuana grower with plans to develop non-alcoholic cannabis beverages. aping, smoking, dabbing, shoving special brownies in your face – there’s no shortage of ways to partake in cannabis culture. But sipping weed is poised to become the next big thing.Read More
"The intersection of marijuana and fashion at one time meant tie-dye shirts, beanies and Birkenstocks. And “stoner style” certainly hasn’t gone away, with no shortage of affordable T-shirts, leggings, flip-flops and more that help the masses wear their love for weed on their sleeves. But as cannabis consumption becomes fashionable, the world of high fashion is also embracing the plant in subtle and bold ways."Read More
"Boutique hotel group Standard International and cannabis-infused confection maker Lord Jones have announced a partnership that includes opening a retail shop in the lobby of the Standard Hollywood early next year.
There are also plans to create co-branded THC-derived products and expand to the hotel’s downtown Los Angeles location — and beyond — as regulations permit."Read More