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Cannabis Delivery Company to Partner with Former Lion Calvin Johnson in Michigan

by - 03/18/2021
Cannabis Delivery Company to Partner with Former Lion Calvin Johnson in Michigan

San Francisco-based cannabis marketplace and delivery company Eaze today announced that it will launch operations in Michigan this spring in partnership with former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson.

What it launches in Ann Arbor and Detroit in April, Eaze will feature flower by Primitiv, a cannabis company co-founded by Johnson and fellow Detroit Lions alumnus Rob Sims. Deliveries in Grand Rapids will begin in May.

“Primitiv’s mission is to promote cannabis’ incredible health benefits, especially as a pain relief alternative to deadly opioids,” says Johnson. “We want to reach as many customers as possible with the highest-quality products and partnering with Eaze will help us achieve that.”

Founded in 2014, Eaze has completed more than 7 million legal deliveries in California. Starting today, Michiganders age 21 and older can visit to sign up for the service. A valid U.S. ID or Passport showing customers are over the age of 21 is required. Eaze will exclusively carry recreational products, and Michigan residents who register on will get $30 off each of their first two orders.

“We’re honored to partner with Calvin Johnson, Rob Sims, and other highly respected Michigan cannabis entrepreneurs to expand consumer access statewide,” says Rogelio Choy, CEO of Eaze. “Our goal is to bring lower prices and greater convenience to Michiganders who want fast, legal delivery while also creating good-paying jobs and supporting social equity.”

Eaze is an industry leader in social justice programs to address the War on Drugs. These initiatives include Eaze’s Momentum business accelerator for underrepresented founders and its Social Equity Menu, which to-date has sold nearly $4 million in brands owned by social equity licensees. Tre Hobbs, founder of Detroit’s Neighborhood Essentials cannabis brand, is a member of Momentum’s class of 2021.

Eaze’s operational partner in Ann Arbor is licensee KTC Industries, and its affiliated business, D&K Ventures, owners of the Detroit Edible Co. and Cannalicious Labs brands. Eaze will announce additional operational partnerships in the coming weeks.

“We are honored to partner with Eaze as both a depot and a platform so that our great products from Detroit Edible Co. and Cannalicious Labs can be delivered right to the doorsteps of current and new adult customers across the state,” says Tim Schuler. President and COO of KTC Industries. “Eaze’s mission to be socially conscious, along with their innovative technology, was our driving motivation to partner with them as they launch in Michigan.”
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