Phresh Picks

Phresh Picks

Robert Poole knows first-hand the challenges and successes that come with the growth of a business. He’s been at the top of the retail ladder with five flourishing smoke shops, and as the co-owner of Phresh Picks Distribution, with his father Robert Poole Sr., has expanded the catalog from what would fit in the back…

Maia Novelties

Maia Novelties

The smoke shop and cannabis industries have grown tremendously over the last decade. The adult products industry has followed a similar vein (no pun intended), emerging from a shadowy past, gaining public acceptance, and many instances, becoming a welcomed addition to the mainstream health and wellness category. “There was a time when, even being in…

HHemp

HHemp

The goal for Hhemp.co is to transform the CBD industry for the benefit of humankind by helping retail partners deliver high quality, effective CBG and CBD products and setting a new standard for product development, compliance and distribution. It’s a mission that hits close to home for Dr. Bao Le, Hhemp.co’s CEO and — more…

The HQ Event

The HQ Event

New Orleans’ got its nickname “The Big Easy” on account of its laid-back attitude and the easy-going nature of the jazz musicians and other residents of the city. Readers Digest compared ‘the Big Easy’ to ‘the Big Apple,’” noting that while New Yorkers were perpetually running around, laid-back life in New Orleans reigned. That’s not…

Kung Fu Vapes

Kung Fu Vapes

There are many cannabis vaping device manufacturers hyping their products as leading the industry. But let’s be realistic, if vape tech is so advanced, why are we still reading headlines about cartridges that leak, have airflow issues, and deliver an unpleasant bunt taste? John Dawson Jr., owner of Kung Fu Vapes, in Spokane, Washington, feels…

RANDY’S

RANDY’S

Previous Next RANDY’S Each smoke shop is different with a unique customer demographic, but there are still essentials that every store needs to carry. Rolling papers are one, glass cleaner is another. Since 1975, Randy’s has been supplying those products and more to retailers serving the cannabis and alternative culture communities. Back in the day,…

STNR CREATIONS

STNR CREATIONS

STNR CREATIONS Ask Matthew Kleizo the secret to standing out in the smoke shop industry, and he’ll proudly tell you that you’ve got to always be coming out with the next best thing. As the founder of STNR Creations, Kleizo has made many innovations impacting the vape, glass, and now Delta-8 markets. In 2014 Matthew Kleizo started Fast Eddie’s Vape Shop & Lounge with the intention of helping people…

Bronco Distribution 

Bronco Distribution 

Since 2016, Bronco Distribution has staked their claim in the competitive cannabis industry by offering smoke shops and dispensaries a hand-picked assortment of the newest and most popular products and brands.  “We like to give opportunities to new brands as they enter the industry instead of only focusing on the bigger brands. Smaller brands tend to be overachievers and…