(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Eaze, the nation’s largest cannabis delivery marketplace, today announced the launch of its adult-use delivery service in Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The move brings Eaze’s delivery expertise, convenience, and selection to Michigan’s thriving recreational market for the first time. Eaze’s to-the-doorstep delivery will launch in Detroit in coming weeks.
“Shopping with Eaze means Michiganders get the best selection of cannabis products and deals, delivered quickly and safely to their doorstep,” said Eaze CEO Rogelio Choy, “Michigan is a national leader in cannabis normalization, so we’re excited to expand Eaze’s footprint and bring our extended hours, fast delivery, and great prices to customers statewide.”
Eaze’s Ann Arbor delivery launches in partnership with leading Michigan licensees D & K Ventures, owners of Detroit Edibles and Cannalicious Labs brands, and in Grand Rapids with partner Fluresh, a modern cannabis company dedicated to designing premium cannabis products for the diversity of life. With Eaze delivery, customers have access to a huge menu of beloved Michigan-made products alongside trusted multi-state brands already on Eaze’s California menu and made with care in Michigan.
All new Eaze customers will get $30 off their first two orders when using this link to register: https://eaze.com/invite/eazefirsttime. All Eaze customers in Michigan will get 15% off orders $75+; 20% off orders $125+; and 25% off orders $200+.
Michigan customers aged 21+ can shop a large and diverse range of brands and products via Eaze.com and the Eaze App, the first-of-its-kind for iPhone users. Eaze customers will have access to beloved local brands including Apothecare, Cannalicious Labs, Church Cannabis Company, Clout King, Common Citizen, Detroit Edibles, Exclusive, Fluresh, Gud Nuff, Hazy Farms, High Life Farms, Kaneh Company, LivWell, Mitten Extracts, MKX Oil Co, Pleasantrees, Select Oil, RedBud Roots, Terpene Tank, and Viola. These products will be available alongside popular brands already on Eaze’s California menu, including Kiva Confections, Dixie Brands, and Mary's Medicinals. Availability may vary depending on delivery address.
“The emergence of technology in our industry has continued to evolve and adding a platform like Eaze for the Adult Consumer in the state of Michigan will continue to accelerate an already growing industry by bringing our products to Adults in their home. We are honored to partner with a brand like Eaze to share our delicious Detroit Edibles and our amazing concentrates from Cannalicious Labs that will be distributed from People’s Choice, our Retail location in Ann Arbor,” said Tim Schuler, President and COO of D & K Ventures LLC, owners of Detroit Edibles, Cannalicious Labs, and People's Choice Ann Arbor.
“At Fluresh, we are leading the way for cannabis innovation and elevating the industry by redesigning the cannabis experience to be more approachable and customizable for not only new consumers, but experienced consumers as well,” says Tom Benson, CEO, Fluresh. “Eaze, through its leading software platform and marketplace, strives to also enhance this consumer experience and we are excited to partner with them. Even more, we are proudly aligned with Eaze’s commitment to develop diverse leaders for the future of the cannabis industry; Eaze’s Momentum Incubator is the best-in-industry model for programs such as Fluresh’s Accelerator and we look forward to working with Eaze to promote a more diverse and equitable industry.”
“BellRock is proud to build upon its partnership with Eaze and help replicate the proven success of marrying best-in-class delivery services and brands," said Andrew Schweibold, Executive Chairman of BellRock Brands, parent company of Mary’s Medicinals and Dixie Brands. “Since entering Michigan’s Medical market in October 2018, our portfolio has expanded to include edibles, tinctures and topicals. Today, on Eaze’s platform, Michiganders now have broader access to our diverse set of brands and products.”
Eaze anticipates creating at least 250 jobs in Michigan, and is actively hiring drivers in Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, and Detroit to meet consumer demand. Michiganders should click here to learn more about the perks of driving with Eaze, including competitive hourly pay, mileage reimbursements, and healthcare benefits + paid time off for full time drivers.
Eaze is a recognized industry leader in social justice programs to address the War on Drugs, including the award-winning Momentum business accelerator for underrepresented founders; its Social Equity Menu, which to-date has sold over $6.5 million in brands owned by social equity licensees; and the EazeCompassion program to provide free cannabis to low-income patients. Tre Hobbs, founder of Detroit’s Neighborhood Essentials brand, is a member of Momentum’s class of 2021. In July, Primitiv co-founders and retired NFL Stars Calvin Johnson Jr. and Rob Sims joined Eaze and national edibles brands Kiva and Mary’s Medicinals to donate $25,000 to Detroit Homegrown Fund.
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