With the madness of 2020 coming to a close and the holiday season upon us, there are plenty of reasons why we all need a little extra TLC right about now. When you want to show your loved ones that you care or shower yourself in some much-needed self-love, a simple care package can go a long way — especially if that care package involves weed.
No matter if you’re gifting an edible fanatic or a wellness enthusiast, Wikileaf’s handy guide brings together a bundle of goodies to please every type of cannabis lover in your life.
The Best Gifts for Wellness
Wellness and weed go hand in hand so this care package is a no-brainer. Each product has been thoughtfully chosen to seamlessly add an extra dose of cannabis to your self-care routine or simply your daily life. You deserve it.
Vertly Muscle Soak Bath Salts
Made in small batches in Northern California, these CBD-infused bath salts are designed to relieve tension in your muscles as well as your mind. Using the combined power of arnica, lavender, lemon, and clary sage, Vertly’s bath salts are expertly designed to bring you to your zen zone.
Designed to help you relax, unwind, and tackle insomnia, Kikoko’s Tranquili-tea is the perfect addition to your weed wellness care package. Not only is there a light dose of THC and CBN to help you drift off into la-la land but there’s also a blend of holistic herbs like chamomile, peppermint, and valerian root.
Dark times are upon us. We can’t smell the weed in the weed club. We can barely even look at it.
Due to pandemic restrictions, the budtender doesn’t want you jabberjawing away at the counter. She wants you six feet back, at least.
So how do you buy quality and get a deal?
Here’s one approach: Skip the tense dispensary line. Instead, order a curated collection of fuego to go.
Weed lovers looking for deals and discoveries are snapping up new, monthly marijuana subscription boxes this summer.
California did $2.03 billion in taxable adult-use cannabis sales in 2019 alone, and pandemic anxiety and stay-at-home orders are supercharging the subscription trend.
Before legalization, the best monthly boxes were still just head shop schwag; no THC included.
Today, weed boxes of the month have evolved into potent, craft, designer collections that are expertly selected and fashionably designed—all with online ordering and contactless delivery.
Think a BirchBox of buds.
Or the FabFitFun of flower.
State-legal and hand-delivered to your door. Payable by cash, credit card, or Venmo.
You get new levels of customization and member perks like 20% off extra orders.
“This is not a novelty,” said Nugg Club co-founder and CMO Alex Milligan. The Nugg Club box debuted April 20, and “we’re working 18-hour days.”
So sit back and let the pros sift through thousands of products to bring you the best in these mind-blowing weed subscription boxes.
$179 per month; Bay Area, CA
Boutique subscription box of the month Flowsent has a small, focused menu devoted to Cali chronic. This season, we spot Fig Farms, Sovereign, and Connected flowers. For extract lovers, Flowsent’s 710 Racing Club box has King’s Garden diamonds, Alien Labs batter, and Guild. Around for a year, Flowsent has added more customization, striking that balance between discovery and personalization.
“They like it when we pick some things out, but they still want some flexibility to customize,” said Flowsent founder Rick Bakas. The growing service adds to its Bay Area, California footprint this year.
$99 per month; Los Angeles, Orange County
Leafly readers can use the code Leafly20 for 20% off
Real talk: “People are a little fed up with the taxes. The majority of people are still going to the illicit market,” said Nugg Club co-founder Alex Milligan.
So six-year-old Nugg branched out this year from an online marketplace and a telemedicine service, adding a subscription box “Nugg Club”—promising members wholesale prices 40-60% off.
Nugg connoisseurs curate the box and focus on top-shelf, classy buys like Korova, Cream of the Crop, Tr7ple Se7en, Cann, and Sherbinskis. You get 5-6 products each month worth $225 for $99. How?
“It’s our secret sauce,” said co-founder Milligan.
But do the math yourself and you’ll be re-ordering next month, he said. Signing up takes two minutes. You pick your preferences (flowers, pre-rolls, vapes, edibles) and strains types, then choose how often you want a box. Boom. Done.
Lucky Box Club
$99 per month / ($199 tax included, Summer Collection); California only
Lucky Box Club ain’t playin’ around. The Lucky Box Club $199 summer collection packs award-winning strains Green Lantern and Watermelon Zkittlez, as well as Mellows edibles and goodness from Garden Society, House of Saka, and Green Bee Botanicals.
For $99 a month, Lucky Box club members get a bunch of craft cannabis products selected for quality, history, and value, plus 20% off one-time deliveries—for when you need extra. Lucky Box even rocks a CBD subscription box for national customers.
Shady Pines Box Club
$150 and up; East Bay, CA
Love top-shelf indoor sativas and supporting Black- and Brown-owned business? Sign up for the Shady Pines Box Club, serving the East Bay Area of California and expanding this year. Co-founder Amber Senter envisioned a “white-glove service for people that know and love our product.”
The star here is the landrace sativa strain Red Congolese. Sativas take longer to grow, and thus cost more. That’s why you see less of them than hybrid or indica plants. Connoisseurs hunt the Red Congo for its energy and sweetness. It lacks the racy anxiousness of other sativas, Senter said.
Shady Pines Box Club is now an equity licensee—meaning drug war victims are owners. That means savings. The city of Oakland waves its hefty 10% gross receipts tax—the equity tax rate is a trivial 0.12%.
“We just pass those savings along,” Senter said.
Customized subscription boxes start at a pretty $150 for pre-rolls or jars, and go up to $300. It’s cheaper than eighths of Red Congo in a dispensary, and you get discounts on extra orders, of course. The box drops twice a week and includes exclusives, T-shirts, and rolling trays.
Coming soon, a suite of hard-to-find, beautiful, unique equity cannabis products from around the Bay. Now you got the plug.
The Stoney Babe
Price: Starts at $30.00/month
What’s Included: Stoner girls unite! Ideal for hempers who are looking for cute and colorful cannabis-themed smoking accessories, the Stoney Babe Box delivers a monthly assortment of artisan-made goodies, from grinders to CBD products, flavored papers, and crystals to help you meditate and center yourself. Sourced from small, women-owned businesses and valued at least double the price, you know you’re getting a bargain!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 1st-4th of the following month
SensiBox by Spiced UP
Price: Starts at $19.67/month
What’s Included: The SensiBox is like having your very own personal weed shopper. Bringing a custom touch to every curated box, choose between 2 monthly options, the Original or SensiLight, for an artisan-made ceramic bowl or glass piece and smoking essentials like all-natural hemp products, grinders, accessories, CBD goodies, and munchies. Past boxes have included unique, exclusively-designed pieces like donut- and starfish-shaped pipes!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 10th-12th of the month