Petalfast Welcomes Ciencia Labs, Hello Again and VetCBD to Growing California Portfolio

IRVINE, Calif. (June 28, 2023)Petalfast, a route-through-market platform for the cannabis industry, announced its partnerships with Ciencia Labs, Hello Again and VetCBD. The brands join a growing portfolio represented by Petalfast throughout California and expand its breadth of high-quality cannabis products offered nationwide.

“The California cannabis market is fiercely competitive – that’s why we choose to exclusively partner with brands we know can stand out from the pack,” said Jason Vegostky, CEO of Petalfast. “We are proud to work with the teams at Ciencia Labs, VetCBD and Hello Again and look forward to widening their reach through new distribution channels, while also diversifying the offerings for Petalfast’s valued retail partners. Our team’s expertise ensures industry-leading products are well-positioned so consumers can learn about and connect with the best brands.”

Ciencia Labs is a house of science-backed cannabis products for sleep, stress and fun. The fast growing, innovation-focused start-up is built around the talents of its founder and Chief Scientific Officer Carolina Vazquez Mitchell, MS. Ciencia’s portfolio includes: dreamt, a science-backed, sleep-focused brand offering gummies, vapes and tinctures; Quell, an advanced microdose gummy and tincture brand focused on addressing stress; and LUCHADOR, a fun, recreational brand inspired by the founder’s home country of Mexico.

Hello Again is a cannabis-powered vaginal suppository that combines the healing power of cannabis with specific botanicals to provide relief from the physical, cognitive and emotional challenges of womanhood. Founded by Carrie Mapes and Patty Pappas, Hello Again products include Everyday, Sleep, Period and Hangover, each made of a cocoa butter-dominant base, a specific THC:CBD ratio, and a combination of natural botanicals to address specific, targeted symptoms and provide relief without a typical head high.  

VetCBD’s approach to full-spectrum cannabis aims to optimize therapeutic value through the actions of multiple cannabinoids working together. The brand offers tinctures in 20:1 CBD:THC (Regular Strength) and 10:1 CBD:THC (Extra Strength), designed to support joint mobility, normal brain function, normal GI health, and calmness. Founded, formulated and operated by cannabis industry pioneer, Dr. Tim Shu, VetCBD is dedicated to promoting the education, research and advocacy of the therapeutic benefits of medical cannabis.

The announcements come amidst significant growth for Petalfast in California, as the Company recently launched a second selling division to service heightened demand in the state’s market, a representation of the increased need for a national distribution partner, as many cannabis brands shift from a one-state to a multistate approach. In 2023 alone, Petalfast has also announced new partnerships in California with American Weed Co., FIND WUNDER, Old Pal, Sip Elixirs, Solis and Yummi Karma. 

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About Petalfast 

Petalfast is the first-of-its-kind route-through-market platform for the cannabis industry. Petalfast helps cannabis brands thrive via its go-to-market accelerator program in California and through its full spectrum of agency services available to brands nationally. Notable cannabis brands already engaged in the Petalfast platform include Emerald Sky, Bloom Brands, and Yada Yada. The Company, through its incubator program Pilot by Petalfast, also provides new and recently launched brands with direct access to leading retailers and opportunities to gain first-hand market analysis while also offering select retailers the opportunity to see future brands before they formally hit the market. Petalfast is taking its business model and expanding into newer, competitive markets.

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