Copperstate Farms Management, LLC, a vertically integrated cannabis company based in Arizona, and celebrity health and wellness brand incubation firm Healthy Lifestyle Brands, LLC., today announced the formation of joint venture, Grand Cannabis Co. The partnership will focus on developing lifestyle-driven cannabis products catering to the diverse needs of a broader consumer market.
“We look forward to expanding our retail offerings with sophisticated cannabis brands that will resonate in Arizona and have national appeal,” stated Scott Barker, co-founder and managing director at Copperstate Farms.
According to the Arizona Department of Revenue, combined state cannabis sales totaled more than $1.23 billion through the first 11 months of 2021, well outpacing Colorado’s first year of recreational sales at approximately $684 million in 2014.
The Grand Cannabis Co. joint venture is a symbiotic endeavor that will combine the industry-leading cultivation and manufacturing capabilities at Copperstate Farms with Healthy Lifestyle Brands’ consumer marketing, product development, and health and wellness expertise.
Established in 2016, Copperstate Farms is the top cannabis wholesaler in Arizona and home to the largest cannabis greenhouse in the U.S., at 40 acres under glass. The company has the capacity to double its production capabilities to 80 acres and recently completed a new hydrocarbon lab at its facility in Snowflake, Arizona.
Copperstate Farms is also the parent company to dispensary retail concept Sol Flower, which includes a public-facing café and wellness classroom. The multi-use dispensary brand has locations in Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale, and Sun City, Arizona.
“We are excited to partner with Copperstate Farms and bring a new level of wellness to cannabis products for consumers,” stated Jeff Willard, president at Healthy Lifestyle Brands. “We also believe it’s time to further advance the conversation on the healing attributes of cannabis,” explained Chief Medical Officer Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.
Established in 2001, Healthy Lifestyle Brands provides brand incubation and product innovation resources to scale opportunities in the health and wellness space, with a focus on building celebrity brands. The company has developed a wide spectrum of science-based consumer products working with trusted talent, including Dr. Low Dog, one of the foremost authorities in herbal and botanical medicine.
Grand Cannabis Co. recently re-launched Arizona cannabis brand Good Things Coming, expanding the premium product offerings to include high-quality pre-rolls and cartridges, in addition to the brand’s award-winning edibles. Good Things Coming will introduce other new products in Q1 2022 and beyond. Also planned is a need state focused brand that will launch in Q3 designed for better sleep and to address other common wellness issues.
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