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Viola Brands, the cannabis company co-founded by former NBA player Al Harrington, has launched a new line of edibles inspired by his late grandmother. The “Grandma’s Kitchen” products are now available in Michigan at Puff Cannabis locations in Hamtramck, Madison Heights, and Utica.
The company was founded in 2011 and named after Harrington’s grandmother, who used cannabis to treat her glaucoma. The new line of edibles aims to provide a consistent, high-quality experience for users. The gummies are vegan, gluten-free, and made with plant-based ingredients. They are also non-GMO, naturally flavored, and made without chemical ingredients to fit a variety of dietary needs.
The four flavors of Grandma’s Kitchen edibles are inspired by memorable moments with Harrington’s grandmother. “Auntie’s Punch” is a sativa hybrid based on fruit punch, “Uptown Espresso” is a caffeinated coffee-flavored sativa, “Paradise Island” is an indica hybrid inspired by a trip to the islands with Grandma Viola, and “Big Apple Dreaming” is a strong indica that tastes like green apples.
In a statement, Viola Brands said, “Our Vegan and Gluten Free Chef inspired treats are made with plant-based ingredients and a precise dose of THC to provide a consistent high. The non-GMO treats are naturally flavored with no chemical ingredients to fit any diet and provide the perfect balance, not too sweet and not too tart.”
The 10mg gummies are shaped like Viola’s logo and come in plastic tubes that include additional guidance on how to use them. For example, “Auntie’s Punch” says it’s for “good times,” while “Big Apple Dreaming” says it’s for “lights out” — the powerful gummies can be used to induce sleep.
VIOLA brands has continued to be a leading black-owned cannabis brand in the market. With the launch of the “Grandma’s Kitchen” edible line, the company is entering a new market and providing competition with its high-quality, plant-based products.
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