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AP News covers the inaugural Cultivator’s Cup Cannabis Competition in MA. Bountiful Farms and Theory Wellness were among the winners.


AP NEWS: Bountiful Farms Crowned Overall Champion as Crowds Gather to Celebrate Inaugural Massachusetts Cultivators Cup Cannabis Competition and Music Event

SEPT 8, 2021

“The Farmacist and Solar Cannabis Co. (Solar) are pleased to present the winners and runners up of the two-day 2021 Cultivators Cup Cannabis Competition and Music Event, which featured headline performances by Cypress Hill and Method Man & Redman.

Attendees from all over the country gathered in Somerset, MA, this past Labor Day weekend to celebrate the Massachusetts Cultivators Cup – The Commonwealth’s first-ever, people’s choice cannabis competition and music festival. Centered around a two-day music event, the Cultivators Cup is a public-facing cannabis competition where 200 Judges Kits containing 28 (1-gram) containers of marijuana flower that were retailed exclusively at Solar throughout the month of August. Of the competitors were 16 licensed Massachusetts marijuana cultivators vying to stake claim to rights as champion in four major categories.

“We couldn’t be more proud to have executed a first-of-its-kind event solely centered around cannabis,” said Jordan Carlson, Founder of theFarmacist. “From minute one, we’ve had incredible support from all stakeholders – whether that be competitors, sponsors, vendors, performers and, of course, event-goers. We set out to unite the cannabis community as a whole, and we’re confident we did just that.”

Massachusetts native and Adam Sandler film regular Peter Dante emceed a rocking two-day music event, which featured performances by renowned regional acts including BadFish and Crooked Coast, as well as headline performances by hip/hop legends Cypress Hill and Method Man & Redman. In addition to musical acts, the Cultivators Cup assembled various cannabis industry vendors, Samuel Adams, Willies Superbrew, Bay Coast Bank and brought in upwards of 2000 event-goers to the Somerset venue.

“This is a great day for the cannabis industry as a whole,” said Edward Dow, CEO of Solar. “Not only did we find out what the people prefer when it comes to cannabis products, but we also brought together major sponsors from the alcohol and banking industry. I believe this is a sign of things to come within the cannabis market.”

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About Theory Wellness:

Theory Wellness is an East Coast medical and recreational cannabis brand; we cultivate cannabis, operate extraction labs, manufacture infused marijuana products, and proudly serve patients and customers at our marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts and Maine.

Our focus is on small batch, craft cannabis that we cultivate using sustainable techniques on our outdoor cannabis farm and at our state-of-the-art indoor gardens. We run unique genetics to develop in-house premium products that include flower, concentrates, edibles, and an array of infusions for medical and recreational consumers in New England.

Throughout our work, we remain committed to expanding the science of cannabis, and creating the future we want to see in the emerging marijuana industry through social justice, sustainability, and research.

If you’re thinking to yourself, where is the nearest recreational dispensary near me or medical marijuana dispensary near me, look no further. Theory Wellness operates medical and recreational cannabis dispensaries in Maine and Massachusetts that offer various cannabis products to meet your needs. If you are looking for our Maine recreational marijuana dispensary locations, click here. If you are looking for Massachusetts marijuana dispensary locations, click here.

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