The singer is partnering with PLUS Products, adding to the growing list of celebrities entering the cannabis market.
Plus Products Inc. (CSE: PLUS) (OTCQX: PLPRF) is kicking off a nationwide launch of its 100% hemp-derived CBD line and entertainer John Legend is partnering with the company. The celebrities joining the cannabis industry are getting bigger and brighter by the day.
“I have been a believer in the benefits of CBD for some time,” stated Legend. “I was drawn to the PLUS team because they’re an innovative, family-run company, and they use science to deliver a consistent, high-quality product. I appreciate that they’re committed to setting a high standard within an industry that has to date been fairly unregulated.”
PLUS is currently the number one and number two best-selling THC edibles in California, which is also the largest market for cannabis products. The new CBD line will include three distinct products, developed by PLUS’s team of scientists, entrepreneurs and chefs: BALANCE in Blueberry flavor, UPLIFT in Grapefruit flavor, and SLEEP in Blackberry Tea flavor.
In addition to Legend, PLUS has also teamed with Casper Sleep Inc. to introduce its melatonin- and CBD-infused SLEEP product. “We’re always exploring new ways to improve sleep across the entire sleep arc — from sunset to sunrise,” said Neil Parikh, co-founder, and chief strategy officer at Casper. “Like PLUS, we believe sleep is a key part of the wellness equation. Partnering with their team of experts to introduce CBD sleep gummies brings a new way to relax and rest to those who need it.”
“We established our reputation in edibles by offering customers a consistent and precisely-dosed gummy using high-quality extracts,” stated Jake Heimark, CEO, and co-founder of PLUS. “Our CBD line will build off that expertise, and the earned trust we’ve established while offering a new experience for consumers designed to help them find their just right.”
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“Giving the world a simple way to achieve balance has always been our mission, and the PLUS CBD line allows us to expand from California to nearly all fifty states overnight. We are thrilled that John Legend and Casper have partnered with our team to support this exciting new initiative.”
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