KALKASKA, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Colorado-based cannabis brand Escape Artists, a top-selling maker of infused topicals for pain relief and recovery, today announced its expansion into the Michigan market through a partnership with 42 Degrees Processing (d/b/a Fresh Coast Extracts).
Escape Artists’ award-winning line of THC+CBD dermal topical creams—containing penetration-enhancing ingredients and featuring a smooth, luxurious feel—will be formulated with THC sourced from locally trusted Michigan purveyors.
“With superior performance in the Colorado market, the entire 42 Degrees team is elated to offer Escape Artists’ famed products to Michigan consumers,” said 42 Degrees’ COO, Elliot Swift, which operates a 20,000-square-foot product manufacturing, licensing and distribution facility in the Traverse City micropolitan area.
Escape Artists’ pharmaceutical-grade, water soluble creams are formulated with carefully selected ingredients and ultra-bioavailable cannabis extracts that enhance dermal penetration at the cellular level, providing cannabinoid-based relief in minutes. Escape Artists THC Relief Cream (2 ounces) is available in the following SKUs for recreational sale:
- 1:1 CBD to THC
- 800mg CBD / 800mg THC (with Rose and Bergamot)
- 300mg CBD / 300mg THC (with Lavender)
- 300mg CBD / 300mg THC (Unscented)
- 20:1 CBD to THC
- 800mg CBD / 40mg THC (with Lavender)
- 800mg CBD / 40mg THC (with Menthol)
Escape Artists products continually rank in the top 10 of Colorado topical category sales by revenue according to industry analysts, Leaflink, Headset, and BDSA, and is set to be an exciting new player in Michigan’s cannabis and wellness markets.
“Since Escape Artists launched in 2017 in Colorado, the brand has been committed to providing premium products to consumers that are safe and effective—establishing the company as a leading brand in the topicals category in the state,” said Alison Di Spaltro, CEO of Escape Artists. “Now we are working to bring these products to new markets and are thrilled that the first one is Michigan. We have been blown away by how welcoming this cannabis community has been, and we are eager to get our products in the hands of new customers.”
About Escape Artists
Escape Artists specializes in cannabis-infused products for everyday wellness and self-care. Using proven methodologies from the pharmaceutical and food science sectors, Escape Artists develops game-changing cannabinoid delivery models including dermal topicals, premium infused pre-rolls, fast-acting edibles, and highly bioavailable tinctures. The Escape Artists team understands that giving back is not optional; the brand prioritizes donations of time, talent and treasure to organizations working in service of drug war prisoners and medical cannabis patients and underrepresented populations relying on cannabis plant medicine. Founded in 2017, the women-led company is one of the most widely distributed cannabis brands in Colorado and a category sales leader that is now expanding to markets across the United States. Escape To Now: letsescape.com
About 42 Degrees Processing
42 Degrees Processing is a brand foundry that helps clients forge ideas into finished goods for the Michigan market. Based in a 20k square foot facility in northern Michigan, 42 Degrees works with over 300+ retailers across Michigan. Their dedicated and hardworking staff take a blue-collar approach to crafting tailor-made solutions for the brands they support. 42 Degrees’ founders have operated in the Michigan marijuana market for a combined 35+ years, focusing on contract manufacturing, licensing and distribution of unique brands such as Fresh Coast Extracts. Learn more at freshcoast.io.
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