Cannabis legalization has been an ongoing trend in the United States. Cannabis use is not legal by federal law. But at least 34 states have legalized cannabis use for medical or recreational purposes. This legalization trend has allowed for many people to jump into the cannabis business. Interestingly, many of them are celebrities we know and love. For example, Seth Rogen announced the American debut of his weed brand Houseplant earlier this year. Many fans were eager to get their hands on some. Unfortunately, they sold out sooner than expected. There are many more celebrities with weed brands. Here’s a few to explore.
Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He debuted with his song “Black & Yellow” in 2011. His other popular songs include “Young, Wild and Free”, recorded with Snoop Dogg. As well as, “See You Again” which was featured on the soundtrack of Furious 7. As a celebrity who enjoys weed, Khalifa also created his own weed brand. Khalifa Kush is a strain that Khalifa had long been smoking. But he decided to share it with the world now that cannabis is legal. Khalifa Kush became its own weed brand. It has a full line of cannabis flower, pre-rolls, and edibles. It also includes vapes and concentrates in select markets.
John Roger Stephens, professionally known as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Additionally, he is also a film producer, actor, and philanthropist. He’s a well-established musician with many awards for his songwriting and performances. Legend partnered with PLUS Products to introduce a line of CBD edibles. The singer believes in the benefits of CBD. Additionally, Legend supports PLUS for it’s consistent high-quality products. His line consists of 3 products. There’s BALANCE, which has a blueberry flavor. There’s UPLIFT, which has a grapefruit flavor. And finally, SLEEP, which has a blackberry tea flavor.
The famous Mexican-American guitarist who rose to fame in the late 1960s is another celebrity with a weed brand. Carlos Santana, along with his band Santana, pioneered a fusion of rock ‘n’ roll and Latin American jazz. This rock ‘n’ roll legend created Mirayo by Santana. Through this brand, Santana advocates for the spiritual use of cannabis. He especially emphasizes the special properties in cannabis that can enhance meditative reflection, sensual perception, and creative expression. Mirayo by Santana offers pre-rolls and whole cannabis flower.
Mike Tyson is a World Champion in boxing, businessman, entertainer, motivational speaker, author, and much more. Tyson is a household name due to his success. Now, he crossed over to the world of cannabis. Tyson Ranch is a licensing and brand company founded by Tyson. They work with esteemed growers and ensure the Tyson Ranch logo goes on to the highest quality weed. The weed brand carries products such as cannabis flower, pre-rolls, tinctures, gummies, and CBD enhanced beverages. They have strains such as Knockout O.G., an indica with a sweet and earthy aroma. Tyson Ranch also carries the strain Tyson Cookies, a sativa. Tyson Cookies is the crossover of Durban Poison with Girl Scout Cookies, perfect for uplifting and energizing.
Jaleel Ahmad White is an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. He is best known for his role of Steve Urkel on the sitcom Family Matters. Although the strain Purple Urkle has existed even before White joined the cannabis industry, he plans to make it his own. White partnered with 710Labs and created itsPurpl. “It’s not real purple if it’s not itsPurple” is part of the brand’s mantra. White’s itsPurpl includes vape pods, joints, and packaged cannabis flower. They also have a collection of apparel.
Gwyneth Paltrow is an American actress, model, writer, businesswoman and author. She’s received many awards for her film work. They include an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award. Paltrow started her own online newsletter and shop, Goop. On top of that, In 2020, Paltrow invested into an LA-based cannabis drink brand, Cann. Cann offers a social tonic micro-dosed with cannabis. It gives the consumer a light and uplifted buzz. Although Paltrow doesn’t necessarily own Cann, she is a heavily involved investor. Her endorsement aligns with both her own and Cann’s brand in terms of health and wellness.
Shawn Corey Carter, professionally known as Jay Z, is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive and businessman. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential hip-hop artists of all time. Jay Z created his weed brand, Monogram, which is a new, luxurious take of marijuana. Monogram emphasizes the importance of precision control. As well as constant monitoring in order to grow quality weed. Additionally, their weed is grown in small batches. This allows for each plant to receive the attention and care it requires. Monogram’s store includes whole cannabis flower. They also have an og handroll and a pack of pre-rolls.