The Cannabist Company and Bloom Introduce Cutting Edge Vape Brand to New East Coast Markets

Partnership To Launch Industry-Leading Bloom Vapes in New Jersey and Virginia 

The Cannabist Company (Cboe CA: CBST) (OTCQX: CBSTF) (FSE: 3LP), one of the most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and retailers of cannabis products in the U.S., announced today a new multi-state partnership with The Bloom Brand  (Bloom), a national leader in cannabis concentrates and vape technology. New Jersey and Virginia will be the first two markets featuring this collaboration. This will mark the 6th and 7th states where Bloom products are available. 

 The partnership will launch Blooms innovative and proprietary hardware technology designed to provide a vaping experience that replicates flower consumption. The Cannabist Company will utilize its premium flower combined with Blooms award-winning strain formulas to produce Blooms Classic and Seasonal Live strains for the Bloom Surf and 510 vape cartridges, both in 0.5g and 1.0g formats. Bloom products will hit shelves at the two Cannabist dispensaries in New Jersey in Q3 2024 and at the seven Cannabist locations and four gLeaf dispensaries in Virginia in Q4 2024. Bloom will also be available through the Companys wholesale channels in both states once launched.  

Were excited to welcome Bloom into the Cannabist family of brand partners and cant wait to introduce our customers and patients to these amazing products. Its great working with like-minded, and innovative, companies like Bloom, that have a strong passion and dedication to providing an exceptional cannabis experience,” said Jesse Channon, President, The Cannabist Company. These brand partnerships continue to help support our efforts to leverage the cultivation scale we have in markets and help bring these unparalleled products to our patients and customers through our retail footprint and wholesale channels. We know the markets will love taking in the true flavor of our flower through Bloom’s vape devices and strain formulations.” 

As Bloom continues to grow, it is imperative we partner with best-in-class operators, like The Cannabist Company. We believe our success is best achieved through the strength of meaningful partnerships where there is a shared understanding of passion and innovation,” said Vitaly Meek, Co-CEO and Co-Founder at Bloom. The Cannabist Companys strong production and manufacturing capabilities combined with its dispensary network and love of the plant make for the perfect pairing.” 

Founded in 2014, Blooms mission is to change the way cannabis is consumed and how cannabis consumption is perceived. Bloom has been at the forefront of innovation in the cannabis industry focused on providing consumers with an unrivaled vaping experience that replicates smoking flower. Their proprietary Surf device was meticulously designed to maintain the rich terpene profiles of their formulations while being stylish and convenient. Launched in 2021, the Surf has quickly grown in popularity and is a top five best-selling all-one-device in the nation, while Bloom is a top 10 vape brand overall, according to BDSA data. Currently operating in California, Illinois, Michigan, New Mexico and New York, Bloom is the number one all-in-one vape in New Mexico and holds the number two position in California, respectively. 

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About The Cannabist Company (f/k/a Columbia Care)

The Cannabist Company, formerly known as Columbia Care, is one of the most experienced cultivators, manufacturers and providers of cannabis products and related services, with licenses in 14 U.S. jurisdictions. The Company operates 104 facilities1 including 81 dispensaries and 23 cultivation and manufacturing facilities, including those under development. Columbia Care, now The Cannabist Company, is one of the original multi-state providers of cannabis in the U.S. and now delivers industry-leading products and services to both the medical and adult-use markets. In 2021, the Company launched Cannabist, its retail brand, creating a national dispensary network that leverages proprietary technology platforms. The company offers products spanning flower, edibles, oils and tablets, and manufactures popular brands including Seed & Strain, Triple Seven, Hedy, gLeaf, Classix, Press, and Amber. For more information, please visit 

About Bloom Brand

Founded in 2014 in Los Angeles by a team of immigrants and BIPOC, The Bloom Brand has since grown to multi-state leader in quality concentrates and innovative vape technology in the United States. Bloom implemented its proprietary molecular distillation method in 2015 and launched its first proprietary enclosed, single-use vape system the following year. Since then, Bloom has won awards for oil quality and has continued to push hardware advancements that replicate the experience of consuming flower in a vape format. Currently operating in California, Illinois, Michigan, New York, New Mexico, Bloom continues to set a high standard for consistent, connoisseur-pleasing strains and solventless vapable concentrates.