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California Finest, Purple Haze Properties and Silver State Trading Announce Exclusive Partnership for Jimi Hendrix Branded Marijuana Cigarettes in California and Nevada

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jointly announced at the recent Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Silver State Trading (SST), Nevada's premier cultivator, manufacturer and distributor of medical-grade cannabis and associated products, signed an agreement partnering with Purple Haze Properties and California Finest. The purpose is to launch Jimi's Cannabis Collection, specifically a line of premium hand-rolled marijuana cigarettes, across California's legal dispensary channel within the coming weeks. In turn, SST will manufacture and then distribute the California Finest brand across dispensaries inside Nevada.

"We license to best-in-class operators who have the legal rights to produce, cultivate and distribute cannabis in medical or recreational states nationwide," Purple Haze Properties CEO and President Andrew Pitsicalis stated. "We are extremely excited to collaborate with California Finest and Silver State Trading to bring Jimi's Genetix to California. California Finest's well-established distribution channel and deep music industry connections make this a great fit."

"Jimi's Cannabis Collection of strains, concentrates & accessories offer legal businesses a well-known music icon, his loyal and growing fan base, and eye-catching graphics. California Finest is a highly respected and broadly-distributed brand inside California, a HempCon winner with a loyal following. Pulling these three teams together is a force-multiplier inside California and downstream in Nevada too," offered Silver State Trading co-President and co-CEO John Sutton.

California Finest CEO Scott McPhail said, "We here at California Finest are very excited to be bringing Jimi's official marijuana cigarette packs to the California market! Of note, Nevada offers CA Patients the right to purchase medicine inside Nevada. A large percentage of CA-based tourists will recognize our brand!"

About California Finest

Most recently voted "#1 Best New Product" at the 2015 San Francisco HempCon, California Finest was founded in 2012, and is one of the most broadly distributed marijuana cigarette brands in California. The company's focus on custom hand-rolling processes and premium quality strains has created a loyal following across California's dispensaries. California Finest is committed to providing only the highest quality strains and smoking experience to legal patients in need. It is that dedication to quality and integrity that drives us to reach for the highest standards in our products and partners. For more information, visit, or email us at

About Purple Haze Properties LLC

Purple Haze Properties LLC was founded through a partnership between Andrew Pitsicalis and Leon Hendrix, blood brother to the legendary guitar icon, Jimi Hendrix. Purple Haze Properties LLC is one of the premier sources for Jimi Hendrix cannabis related products. They participate in all aspects of the cannabis industry including Licensing, Social, Medical, Music and Entertainment areas. The company also provides support for Jimi's surviving nieces and nephews. For more information, visit

About Silver State Trading

Silver State Trading is dedicated to becoming Nevada's premier cultivator, manufacturer and distributor of medical-grade cannabis and associated products. Based in Sparks, Nevada, we operate out of a state-of-the-art facility offering co-located cultivation and infused-product manufacturing. Silver State Trading was founded by a dedicated team of medical professionals, entrepreneurs and law enforcement, all aligned around establishing a best-of-breed organization operating inside the Nevada regulatory framework, and providing medical-grade cannabis products to patients in need. For more information, visit, or email us at



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By Elise McDonough August 05, 2016

In today’s crowded cannabis marketplace, what does it take to stand out? These 21 brands boldly forge their identities with top-notch packaging and design.

As a graduate of the School of Visual Arts with a degree in graphic design, I’ve always appreciated how cultivating aesthetic appeal through branding makes an impact on consumer habits, and culture at large. People gravitate towards certain brands because they identify with their style and messaging as well as enjoying their products. As cannabis moves into a legal paradigm, the pressure is on to market flowers, concentrates and edibles much like any other consumer good—wrapped in plastic, advertised heavily and positioned to appeal to the most desirable demographics.

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The cigarette-style, folding cartons house five pre-rolls, protected from the elements in individual flexible sleeves. This brand has extensive strain versioning with completely different graphic design applied to each version, which is a departure from the clean, color coded stickers that we commonly see. The finishing on the cartons employs a fairly straightforward overall UV coating, which helps the colors pop while embossing adds a bit of upscale sizzle. The use of 3D lenticulars to decorate their Hall of Fame line really wows us and pushes the cannabis packaging envelope.

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California Finest is America's first award winning, premium grade marijuana cigarette brand. We are committed to providing only the finest marijuana strains unique to California. It is dedication to quality and integrity that drive us to reach for the highest standard in our products and provide safe access to qualified SB420 Medical Marijuana patients.